Business & Economics

The Story Of The London Underground

The Story Of The London Underground

London’s beloved Tube was the first underground train system on the planet. Historian Robin Bextor follows the story of its construction in this unique history documentary. Practical, efficient, organized and yet infuriating and confusing, this remarkable public transit system typifies everyday life in London. Most Londoners take it for granted but it’s vital for the efficient running of the city.

Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture

Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture

What influence has architecture had on history and culture? And do buildings reflect the personality of a nation? Historian and writer Dan Cruickshank celebrates architecture as a creative force as he explores the world’s greatest cities, buildings and monuments in this compelling documentary series. He travels the globe visiting incredible structures that have left an indelible mark on humanity.

The Billionaires Who Made Our World

They are the tech giants that have completely changed the way we live our lives. How we shop, work, communicate and socialize.This fascinating documentary series gets under the skin of billionaires Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. How did they get started, what drives them to succeed and what do they think about the impact they have had on the world?

Billion Dollar Downfall

Billion Dollar Downfall

He was welcomed at the White House, met billionaires like Bill Gates and counted celebrities as his friends. Now he faces 291 years in jail. Silent since his 2019 arrest, tycoon Arif Naqvi is now seen and heard for the first time. He called himself the ‘flag carrier of impact investing’, claiming you can get rich while doing good. Then he was accused of fraud and racketeering. What went wrong?

Brunel: Building a Great Britain

Brunel: Building A Great Britain

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the British civil engineer, is considered one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history. He was responsible for such astonishing feats as steamship travel across the Atlantic, building the first tunnel under a major river and constructing docks, harbors and bridges. His designs helped Britain to expand and grow as the powerhouse of the world.