What Makes A Genius?

What Makes A Genius?

Are an elite few born to be geniuses, or does genius reside in each and every one of us? Meet a real genius and discovers a scientist who is electrically turbo-charging brains.
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Shows from BBC

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

A series of films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
3 Episodes
Baby Faced Mums

Baby Faced Mums

Meet the Baby-Face Mums, and sometimes dads, who are bucking the trend and having children young. We follow these young mums, some who haven't even left school, as they leave behind childhood and deal with the responsibility of parenthood.
7 Episodes
Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero

Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero

Bill Bailey meets wildlife in Borneo and Indonesia to tell the story of Darwin's rival, Alfred Russel Wallace.
2 Episodes
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor is on a mission to the ends of the earth to immunise some of the hardest-to-reach children in the world.
2 Episodes
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
60 Episodes
My Big Decision

My Big Decision

Documentary series following a number of British teenagers as they each embark upon a road trip that could lead them to a life-changing decision.
5 Episodes
Natural World

Natural World

The BBC's classic wildlife series tells in-depth stories of incredible animals, featuring award-winning photography in some of the most extraordinary places in the world.
2 Episodes
Panorama

Panorama

The BBC's Panorama is the world's longest running investigative TV show, featuring interviews and reports on a wide variety of subjects.
12 Episodes
Russia On Four Wheels

Russia On Four Wheels

Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani set off across Russia on two massive road-trips across the world's biggest, and one it's most enigmatic, countries.
2 Episodes
Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Assessing opinion in the Middle East two years on from the start of the Arab Spring.
2 Episodes
The Chinese Are Coming

The Chinese Are Coming

Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world's economic superpower.
2 Episodes
The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs

The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs

In this innovative series, Bill Oddie takes great joy in comparing dinosaurs with their closest living relatives - crocodiles and birds.
2 Episodes
This World

This World

International investigative documentary series from the BBC.
6 Episodes
Wonderland

Wonderland

This BBC documentary strand is an annual eight-part series of hour-long films about different aspects of contemporary British life.
1 Episode

BBC Episodes

World's Busiest Cities - Delhi

World's Busiest Cities - Delhi

Uncovering the hidden systems running Delhi - hot, hectic and home to 26 million people.
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World's Busiest Cities - Moscow

World's Busiest Cities - Moscow

Uncovering the hidden systems running Moscow - a city forged by power and politics.
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World's Busiest Cities - Mexico

World's Busiest Cities - Mexico

The hidden systems that run Mexico City, a sprawling megalopolis of over 22 million people.
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World's Busiest Cities - Hong Kong

World's Busiest Cities - Hong Kong

Revealing the hidden systems running Hong Kong - the most vertical city on the planet.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 8

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 8

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Zara Hussain, Leona Robertson and Jay Oosthuizen.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 7

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 7

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Maddie Mitchell, Lauren Murchison and Abby Allen.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 6

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 6

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Jess Carlton, Jordaina Wright and Bethany Garza.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 5

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 5

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Samantha Couper, Cherilee Loveridge and Forest Clayhills.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 4

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 4

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Sammy Davidson, Nikisha Powell and Hannah Little.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 2

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 2

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Florence Murphy, Laura Heaney and Maddie Matthews.
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Baby Faced Mums - Baby Faced Mums - Episode 1

Baby Faced Mums - Episode 1

Meet the Baby-Face Mums Lettie Head, Tiffany Fround and Rachel Hendry.
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Brexit - The Battle for Britain

Brexit - The Battle for Britain

In February 2016, David Cameron took an almighty gamble, he asked the British people what they thought.
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This World - Egypt - Children Of The Revolution

Egypt - Children Of The Revolution

The differing visions of three young revolutionaries in the Arab Spring collide.
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This World - Obama - What Happened To Hope?

Obama - What Happened To Hope?

How far did Obama's first term in office live up to expectations? Insiders recount the stories behind the moments that have defined a tumultuous presidency.
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This World - Return Of The Lost Boys

Return Of The Lost Boys

Following the return of child refugees forced to flee South Sudan during the civil war.
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This World - The Invasion Of Lampedusa

The Invasion Of Lampedusa

How a crisis on a tiny island in the Mediterranean is changing immigration in Europe.
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This World - Chilean Miners - What Happened Next?

Chilean Miners - What Happened Next?

How are the Chilean miners reacting to the fame which followed their freedom?
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Panorama - Mugabe's Blood Diamonds

Mugabe's Blood Diamonds

Panorama investigates Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields and uncovers evidence of torture.
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Panorama - Price Tag Wars

Price Tag Wars

Panorama presents an insight into the world of the so-called Price Taggers.
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Filming My Father: In Life and Death

Filming My Father: In Life and Death

A unique filmic record revealing the devastating reality of motor neurone disease, as it has never been seen before.
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Shifting Sands - Shifting Sands: The Saudi Story

Shifting Sands: The Saudi Story

BBC security correspondent and fluent Arabic speaker Frank Gardner travels to Saudi Arabia to examine what the future now holds for the Gulf's most powerful monarchy.
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Russia On Four Wheels - Russia on Four Wheels: Episode 2

Russia on Four Wheels: Episode 2

Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani continue their epic road trips across Russia, discovering two very different sides of a vast and bewildering country looking to assert itself once again on the world stage.
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Wonderland - Virtual Adultery

Virtual Adultery

What happens when people with families fall in love in an online game, and a fantasy starts to feel more real than reality?
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Panorama - Behind The Balaclavas

Behind The Balaclavas

War reporter Paul Kenyon spends weeks with Ukraine's balaclava-wearing separatists.
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