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  • I Never Knew That About Britain

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    Transmission: Mon 10 Mar 2014

    Paul Martin becomes a 12th century human loo in a journey of discovery about how the British invented the toilet.

  • The Miners' Strike and Me

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    Transmission: Wed 12 Mar 2014

    This new documentary tells the experiences of the men and women whose lives were changed forever by the year-long struggle between striking miners and Margaret Thatcher’s government.

  • I Never Knew That About Britain

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    Transmission: Mon 03 Mar 2014

    I Never Knew That About Britain, anchored by Paul Martin, explores Britain’s rich and surprising history, unearthing eccentric characters and stories from Britain’s past and celebrating some of the greatest technological, artistic, scientific and political achievements of the British people.

  • Guy Burt on creating and writing The Bletchley Circle

    Tue 07 Jan 2014

    Guy Burt talks about creating and writing The Bletchley Circle and his inspiration for the second series.

  • Audrey Wind on Bletchley Park

    Tue 07 Jan 2014

    Insight: Audrey Wind on life at Bletchley Park working on the Bomb Machine.

  • Sex Lies and a Very British Scapegoat: Presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber

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    Transmission: Sun 22 Dec 2013

    In this exclusive documentary for ITV, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber tells the story of the John Profumo and Christine Keeler affair and reveals a secret hedonistic world of luxury, passion and parties.

  • Egyptian relic curse solved by ITV's Mystery Map

    Wed 20 Nov 2013

    The mystery of why an ancient Egyptian relic in Manchester Museum appeared to spin around by itself has been solved by new ITV programme Mystery Map.

  • Britain's Secret Treasures

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    Transmission: Thu 05 Dec 2013

    In episode eight, Katherine Jenkins travels to Wales to find out about a 2000-year-old jewellery set and Mary-Ann Ochota dives for treasure off the Isles of Scilly. 

  • Britain's Secret Treasures

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    Transmission: Thu 28 Nov 2013

    In episode seven, the presenters travel to Scotland where Bettany Hughes finds out about a £1m gold hoard and Michael Buerk discovers more about Bronze Age transport.

  • Britain's Secret Treasures

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    Transmission: Thu 21 Nov 2013

    In episode six, historian Suzannah Lipscomb finds out more about the Lindisfarne Hoard and Mariella Frostrup travels from Lancashire to Cologne on the trail of a massacred saint. 

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