Explore how the royal family has shaped their image with photography, from Queen Victoria, Princess Diana to Prince Harry. From official portraits to tabloid snapshots, the camera has been the Crown’s confidante, messenger — and nemesis.
In JANE AUSTEN: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, host Lucy Worsley traces novelist Jane Austen’s life and career as she explores the homes and holiday apartments Austen lived and stayed. The “Pride and Prejudice” author used houses and property as central themes in her work, and was very much influenced by where she lived.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America’s changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Attorney General Eric Holder, activist DeRay Mckesson and television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Beatrix Farrand was responsible for some of the most celebrated gardens in the United States and helped create a distinctive American voice in landscape architecture.
Go behind the scenes with archaeologists and scientists as they venture through Africa – from the Pyramids to the glaciers of Mt. Kilimanjaro – in search of clues to solve the mystery of the mass grave, examining the political and environmental catastrophes that plunged Egypt and its people into anarchy.
Part adventure, part history lesson and part treasure hunt. On this episode, travel to Utah’s capital city for updated Season 11 appraisals including a Philip Margetts’ archive, Patek Philippe ladies’ watches and a Japanese silk needlework made around 1910.
Join Lucy Worsley for an exploration of how Elizabeth I’s image as a warrior queen, created by a series of myths and secrets about her victory over the Spanish Armada, shaped British national identity for centuries.
This is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.
Princess Elizabeth was a child of thirteen on September 3, 1939, when her father King George VI informed the people that Britain was at war. This revelatory documentary tells the story of the Queen’s experiences during WWII and how the longest-reigning monarch in British history was shaped by the war.
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