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The Machine That Made Us

A look at the story of Johann Gutenberg, inventor of the world's first printing press in the 15th century, and an exploration of how...
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Ivory Wars: Out of Africa

As demand for ivory rises in the Far East, this Panorama special (made jointly with the BBC's Natural History Unit) goes undercover in central...
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Mountain Men: The Ghosts of K2

A BBC documentary which explores the history of climbing K2, the mountaineers mountain, from the early days to the summit with historical footage photographs...
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The Power of Nightmares

Fundamentalist Islam and neo-conservatism seem to be at odds, but filmmaker Adam Curtis asserts that the two have more in common than one might...
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Tesla: Master of Lightning

Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.
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Atom: The Illusion of Reality

Al-Khalili explores how studying the atom forced us to rethink the nature of reality itself, encountering ideas that seem like they are from science...
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Elizabeth Taylor

Renowned for her legendary beauty and startling violet eyes, actress Elizabeth Taylor has mesmerized audiences with her dramatic performances on the big screen as...
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The Man Who Lost His Body

The story of a man, who lost the sense, that tells the brain, where his body is in space, and how has he overcome...
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Beautiful Young Minds

Feature documentary for BBC2 directed by Morgan Matthews. The film follows young mathematicians as they compete in the 2006 International Mathematical Olympiad.
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Atom: The Key to the Cosmos

The second in Professor Jim Al-Khalili's three-part documentary about the basic building block of our universe, the atom. He shows how, in our quest...