Can Science Make Me Perfect?

Documentary

Anatomist Alice Roberts embarks on an audacious scientific stunt - to rebuild her own body from scratch, editing out errors left behind by evolution; to create the perfect body.

With the help of one of the world's best virtual sculptors, Scott Eaton, and top SFX model maker Sangeet Prabhaker, Alice creates a life-size model of the perfect human body, to be revealed in front of 150 people at London's Science Museum.

How The Victorians Built Britain

Documentary

In less than a century, the Victorians totally transformed the face of Britain. They built iconic buildings, constructed amazing transport networks and invented cutting edge technology.

Carry on Brussels: Inside the EU

Documentary

Carry on Brussels: Inside the EU steps into the curious world of the Brussels bubble, following an eclectic group of MEPs from across the political spectrum, as they buckle up for the ride of their lives on the Brexit roller coaster.

Journey In The Danger Zone: Iraq

Documentary

In 2003, as a young soldier in the Royal Engineers, Adnan Sarwar was part of the British forces occupying southern Iraq. Now a journalist and writer he returns, 15 years after the invasion. 

Eight Days That Made Rome

Cross-Platform

Bettany Hughes relives eight pivotal days that defined the Roman Empire and made it the world's first superpower.

David Jason's Secret Service

Only Fools and Horses star Sir David Jason has a secret passion – the Secret Service. In this new three-part series for More 4, he uncovers people, places, and stories which give new and often astonishing insights into the history of Britain’s spies.

 

The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done?

Documentary

February 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of a unique crime that continues to impact British life: the abduction and murder of James Bulger by two ten-year-old boys – Robert Thompson and Jon Venables.  Key individuals involved in the trial are brought together for the first time since 1993 to debate whether, with Britain having one of the lowest ages of criminal responsibility in the world, justice was truly served. 

From Russia to Iran: Crossing the Wild Frontier

Documentary

Walking the Americas explorer Levison Wood's new challenge: an epic 2600-mile journey from Russia to Iran, taking him through the vast hidden world of the Caucusus mountains and its unique peoples.

Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan

Cross-Platform

70 years after India and Pakistan were divided by Partition, journalists Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel either side of the 2,000 mile-long border to experience the lives of those living along it. 

Annie: Out of the Ashes

Documentary

Annie has grown up believing that her severe facial scarring is the result of mother trying to kill her by setting fire to the caravan in which Annie was sleeping. 30 years later, having been adopted, Annie wants to investigate her past.