On-demand recommendations

This month

Don't Log Off

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Enduring Love
28mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Alan Dein uncovers the real-life dramas behind people's social networking profiles. In the first...

Media and the Middle East

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Media and the Middle East
60mins
BBC iPlayer

John Lloyd, contributing editor of the Financial Times, investigates the many ways the media has covered the...

Journey of a Lifetime

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Wrestling with the Future
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Peter Geoghegan gets the chance to carry out his dream travel project - grappling with the wrestlers of...

Andy Warhol: Time Regained

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Andy Warhol: Time Regained
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BBC iPlayer

Lenny Henry visits Pittsburgh, USA to witness the opening of Andy Warhol's mysterious artwork known as the Time...

Great Lives

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Stella Rimington on Dorothy L Sayers
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BBC iPlayer

Crime writer and former director of MI5 Stella Rimington joins Matthew Parris to nominate fellow author Dorothy...

Build and Be Damned

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Build and Be Damned
28mins
BBC iPlayer

David Wighton examines how the Victorians made many infrastructure innovations such as railways, sewers and...

The Lost Genius of Judee Sill

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The Lost Genius of Judee Sill
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Ruth Barnes explores the life, loves and music of singer-songwriter Judee Sill, a forgotten legend of the Laurel...

The Philosopher's Arms

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Enhancement
28mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Matthew Sweet returns with another run of philosophical debates held in a pub, asking regulars,...

The Reunion

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James Bond
45mins
BBC iPlayer

Sue MacGregor reunites actor Roger Moore with key figures from the James Bond films, in which he starred from...

No More Heroes

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No More Heroes
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Angie Hobbs explores how the very nature of the image of the hero has transformed over millennia. Beginning with...

The Life Sub-Aquatic

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The Life Sub-Aquatic
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Marine biologist and avid scuba diver Helen Scales investigates the human obsession with inhabiting the depths...

Painful Medicine

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Painful Medicine
40mins
BBC iPlayer

Sally Marlow investigates claims that easy access to over-the-counter painkillers both on the high street and...

Penguin Post Office

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Penguin Post Office
15mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Wildlife cameraman Doug Allen narrates the adventures of a film crew travelling to Antarctica to...

Heart and Soul

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To Die With Dignity?
28mins
BBC iPlayer

The world's main faiths and the personal side of religious belief.

Sandhurst and the Sheikhs

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Sandhurst and the Sheikhs
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary in which Matthew Teller uses archive, analysis and new interviews to investigate Sandhurst's...

What's the Point Of?

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The National Trust
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The documentary in which Quentin Letts presents a wry examination of some of Britain's most established...

Why Men Pay for Sex

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Why Men Pay for Sex
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Jo Fidgen touches on the unresolved debate concerning prostitution by meeting four men who regularly pay women...

Vietnam and the Presidents

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Vietnam and the Presidents
58mins
BBC iPlayer

BBC Washington producer David Taylor presents a comprehensive study of the Vietnam War from the perspectives of...