Gregg Wallace and journalist Babita Sharma get the inside track on the latest tactics in the supermarket wars to help people stay one step ahead.
On the island of Kyushu in Japan, one of the country’s last remaining families of Samurai sword makers are continuing a tradition their ancestors began nearly three centuries ago. Working with his brother and son, Shiro Kunimitsu is dedicated to perfecting the art of producing swords of exceptional sharpness and durability. This film follows Shiro and his family as they lovingly craft a sword – a process that takes many months. We discover the importance of the sword in the ancient Samurai code, its enduring spiritual and symbolic power, and the challenges facing the dwindling numbers of sword makers in Japan today.
Anna and Andi are back for a third series. This time round they lift the lid on chocolate and pit luxury brands against supermarket labels. And what do the scientific claims on moisturisers and face washes really mean?
Volcanoes have long helped shape the Earth. But what is less well known is that there are volcanoes on other planets and moons that are even more extraordinary than those on our own home planet. Horizon follows an international team of volcanologists in Iceland as they draw fascinating parallels between the volcanoes on Earth and those elsewhere in the solar system.
Simon Rimmer and Sophie Morgan explore the science and psychology of snacking, and how snacks are made and marketed. Plus: the results of a special survey into Britain’s love of snacks.