David Blaine: Real or Magic
Real or Magic finds the enigmatic illusionist performing for some of his favourite celebrities, including Robert De Niro, Kanye West, Ricky Gervais, Katy Perry and a hilariously freaked-out Harrison Ford.
In this episode of the fishing-vessel reality show, it’s October in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and every ship in the fleet — including two new boats — is looking to make a comeback in the 2012 King Crab season. But it won't be easy for any of them…
Fly-on-the-wall documentary following the everyday lives of those at Thornhill Community Academy, a secondary school in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. In this episode it’s the final months of school and the Year 11 students are preparing for life beyond Thornhill…
George Clark’s Amazing Spaces
George Clark explores the world of small builds, where people renovate tiny spaces. In this episode he meets a couple planning to transform an old wreck of a bus into a holiday let.
Ever wanted to sleep better, feel calmer, focus more or just get some relief from that busy mind? Well it's probably time to get some Headspace. Headspace is meditation made relevant to modern life. Learn for free with Andy Puddicombe, the man the Times (London) call 'The Expert's Expert'.
Get unique daily guided meditations, science facts and figures and progress reports, all designed to make it as easy as possible for you to get some calm and clarity.
So make sure you take care of your mind this year and download the Headspace app (on-the-go).
Headspace The Benefits of Meditation
From greater creativity to an increase in your attention span, the benefits of meditation are many - so instead of trying to list them, we interviewed Yale University’s Judson Brewer for the scientific opinion on why meditation works – plus, hear from other Headspace beginners. If you’re looking for a nudge to try Take 10, this is it.
Headspace Take 10
If you've ever wanted to sleep better, have more focus or just stop the endless thoughts from clattering around your brain, let the man the Times calls ‘Britain’s top meditation guru’ show you how. In just 10 minutes, he’ll take you through simple, practical techniques for getting a bit more Headspace in your life.
Headspace Guide to getting some Sleep
Catching zzz's on a plane can be somewhat of a struggle. Until now! In just 10 minutes, Andy Puddicombe can teach you a simple technique that will help you get off to the land of nod whether you’re in the air or back on solid ground.
Headspace for the Journey
Anxieties about flying, impatient to disembark after landing, or worried about whether your baggage is ever going to come out at the other end? Travelling can be stressful – but with this dedicated technique, you’ll feel calmer and tease out the tension. (It’ll pay even more dividends if you’ve tried Headspace Take 10, too…)
Hoarder Next Door
Psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses, not forgetting straight talking de-clutterers Zoe Steel and Allyson Pritchard, are on hand to help helping extreme hoarders. In this episode Tricia is a former actress and Paul is a jazz enthusiast.
This eye-opening documentary series depicts a year behind the scenes at Claridge’s, the five-star luxury hotel in the heart of Mayfair. In this first episode the housekeeping staff prepare to turn the entire third floor into a palace for foreign royalty.
Kingdom of the Oceans
Diving into the planet’s waters, Kingdom Of The Oceans features astonishing footage that showcases the majesty of the underwater world. Onboard we have the truly spectacular Giants of the Deep episode, where we see blue whales and hordes of tuna through the vast, blue, liquid expanse of the oceans.
Last Night of the Proms 2013
This year’s legendary Last Night begins with a celebratory new work by Anna Clyne and includes a rare performance of Britten’s 1967 overture for chorus and orchestra.
Life According to Sam
Feature-length documentary about Sam Berns, a 17-year-old who suffers from the ageing condition progeria, and the two doctors racing to try and find a cure for him and children like him.
Fascinating series investigating the inner working of what you might say is the ultimate boy’s toy – the world’s most incredible factories. In this episode we’re granted a peek at the building of an Aston Martin Supercar.
Oliver Stone’s Untold Story of the United States
Episode six of the director’s documentary series deals with JFK's involvement in the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, early Vietnam, and his attempts at peace with Khrushchev. Plus, of course, his early, tragic demise.
Penguin: Spy in the Huddle
We have over 50 spy cameras to thank for the truly remarkable footage in this wildlife special narrated by David Tennant. It sees emperor penguins crossing a treacherous frozen sea to reach their breeding grounds.
Richard III: The King in the Car Park
Was a skeleton found under a Leicester car park really Richard III? This documentary goes in search of the truth and, in scenes shot just hours before broadcast, reveals the results of the final tests that confirm or deny the body's identity.