Photographing the Russian Empire in colour

Warren Fyfe

A hundred years ago, colour photography was in its infancy and 20 years from going mainstream. But one innovator, Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, was a Russian who travelled around Imperial Russia taking colour photographs to record a world that was about to be swept away by the Bolshevik Revolution. Given special permission from the Tsar, Prokudin-Gorskii was [...]

Parents who created drug to save their daughters

Warren Fyfe

When Chris and Hugh Hempel were told their twin daughters had a fatal disease that couldn’t be treated, they decided there was only one thing they could do – create a new medicine themselves. Now they’re giving hope to other families too. Chris and Hugh’s story is featured in #IncredibleMedicine at 21:00 on BBC Two [...]