Like thousands of other British children of immigrants, comedian Romesh Ranganathan knows very little about the land where his parents came from. Now his mother Shanthi wants her son to connect to his roots – so she has decided to send Romesh on an odyssey around the motherland. Not that he's that happy about it.
From Thursday 11 August at 22:00
Follow the comic misadventures and growing pains of an irresponsible out-of-work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his neurotic 12-year-old nephew.
This series takes viewers on a tour of our planet to explain what lies beneath Earth’s startling beauty and ultimately what makes our world work.
Earth's Greatest Spectacles
Starts Sunday 14 August at 18:30
Set in three of the most seasonally changeable landscapes on earth – Svalbard, Okavango and New England – this series showcases the stunning transformations that occur each year, revealing the unique processes behind them and showing how wildlife has adapted to cope with the changes.
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