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  • America's Hardest Prisons 1 show

    America's Hardest Prisons 1

    A shocking look behind the bars of six of America's toughest, meanest and most daunting jails.

    (00:44)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in...

    (00:52)
  • The Alhambra show

    The Alhambra

    The most impressive monument to Muslim engineering in the Western world the Alhambra towers over Granada in southern Spain....

    (01:01)
  • The Alhambra: Wonder of Islam show

    The Alhambra: Wonder of Islam

    Dominating the skyline of Granada in Southern Spain, The Alhambra is an architectural wonder born from battle between Muslims...

    (04:48)
  • The Alhambra: Palaces & Gardens show

    The Alhambra: Palaces & Gardens

    There was more to the Alhambra than a fortress – it was also designed with Palaces and peaceful gardens in mind. Discover...

    (05:00)
  • Petra show

    Petra

    Petra is one of the world’s most mysterious ancient cities with the Al Khazneh building at its entrance an engineering...

    (01:04)
  • Petra: Ancient City show

    Petra: Ancient City

    The ancient lost city of Petra is a magnificent sight – find out how it was discovered in the eighteenth century and why it...

    (02:28)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral: The Dome show

    St. Paul's Cathedral: The Dome

    The most iconic element of St Paul’s is the mighty dome of St Paul’s, topped by a gold cross 111 metres above the ground....

    (02:59)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral: Religious Conflict show

    St. Paul's Cathedral: Religious Conflict

    It was 9 years after the Great Fire of London before work on St Paul’s Cathedral began. But in an age of intense religious...

    (02:59)
  • Hagia Sofia show

    Hagia Sofia

    Built to revive the Roman Empire, now a mosque, Hagia Sophia has had a turbulent history and how it was built reveals a...

    (00:59)
  • Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture show

    Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture

    Beneath the temple of the sun at Machu Picchu lies a mysterious sub-structure, a stone giant that serves as the temple’s...

    (02:51)
  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity show

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the...

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

    (02:59)
  • Angkor Wat show

    Angkor Wat

    Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of...

    (00:53)
  • Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained show

    Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained

    Find out why the gigantic moat surrounding Angkor Wat was so important in the construction of this ancient megastructure,...

    (03:00)
  • Angkor Wat: City On Water show

    Angkor Wat: City On Water

    Explore Angkor Wat – one of the most impressive engineering projects ever undertaken, not just for its size, but because it...

    (03:00)
  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral show

    Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral

    How does St. Paul’s Cathedral compare with other cathedrals around the world? Architect Alistair Lenczner from Foster &...

    (03:08)
  • What Makes a Good Architect? show

    What Makes a Good Architect?

    Historian Michael McNay looks at what makes a great architect and explains why Durham Cathedral in England is his ancient...

    (03:00)
  • Gospel of Judas show

    Gospel of Judas

    The theological implications of this important biblical document are explored by scholars and scientists.

    (01:04)