Kit Carson

A wild west documentary. An illiterate mountain man, Kit Carson was fluent in Spanish and five Indian languages; he twice married Native American women,...

Tribe Meets White Man

This is an unedited, yet incredibly interesting, documentary portraying Papua New Guinean tribes members meeting a white man. The tribe, named the Toulambi, believes...

Thoth’s Pill: An Animated History of Writing

This animation takes you through the birth and evolution of writing. Watch the story of the world's scripts unfold, from the early cave days...

The Tribal Eye: Woven Gardens

The Tribal Eye is a seven-part BBC documentary series on the subject of Tribal art, written and presented by David Attenborough. It was first...

Revealed: The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple or the Harmandir Sahib at Amritsar stands at the core of Sikh belief system and also as a testimony to the...

The Somme: Secret Tunnel Wars

Under the trenches and fields of the Somme lies a complex and extensive network of tunnels. Here, beneath the wastes of No Man's Land,...

They Chose China

The story of twenty-one American POWs who, after the Korean War ended, chose to live in China instead of returning the USA.

Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice

Historians and forensic scientists investigate the disappearance of two Royal Navy Ships in 1845. It should have been the british navy's crowning achievement but...

Shogun The Supreme Samurai

Shoguns control samurai armies, repelling foreigners and vying with each other.

The Ancient World with Bettany Hughes – The Minoans

In this fascinating feature-length documentary historian Bettany Hughes continues her history of the Ancient World with a visit to Crete to recount one of...