The life and adventures of Mary Seacole told in three short video episodes.
Alexander Graham Bell tells the story of his life and describes how he invented the telephone.
Florence Nightingale tells the story of her life and how she grew up to become a nurse.
Harriet Tubman explains how she escaped slavery and then helped others to do so.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel shares how he became an engineer and tunnelled through Box Hill.
Mary Anning describes how her astonishing fossil finds changed scientific thinking.
Edward Jenner tells the story of his life and the vaccination against smallpox.
Elizabeth Fry describes how she reformed life for prisoners and their families in prison.
Grace Darling describes the night she and her father rowed out in a boat to save sailors.
How Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat changed the rules of American society.
Thomas Barnardo tells the story of setting up his first home for London's street children.
Leah and Vicky visit Shakespeare's birth place Stratford-upon-Avon and go to London to see scenes from his plays at Shakespeare's Globe.
An exploration of life in Britain at the time of Boudica’s rebellion through the eyes of a typical family.
Find out about the lives of two extraordinary Tudor monarchs: Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.
Explore London - and the River Thames in particular - in the period immediately before the Great Fire.
Celebrating famous Victorians: the Stephensons, Brunel, Mary Anning and Queen Victoria herself.