Treasures Decoded“The Vinland Map”Locked away in a vault at Yale University in Connecticut is an extraordinary document that, if real, could rewrite the history of the Western world.An ancient Viking map could prove that the Vikings sailed to North America 500 years before Columbus.The program explores the Viking settlement in Canada, follows the work of authenticating the map, demonstrates how the Vikings navigated such distances and builds the case that Columbus would have been aware of the Viking discovery.First aired in Canada on the Discovery Channel in 2013, the series continues to air worldwide.I play the part of the forger who created the map.
A murder has been committed. But as the evidence piles up, so does the confusion. Cold Blood returns to the crime scene so you can examine all the evidence for yourself. Can you piece together the facts and eventually crack the case?This episode examines the 1974 murder of Michigan art student Cheryl Miller. For 20 years, the case lay cold, but with advances in forensic science making it possible to reassess the evidence, investigators grew closer to identifying the killer. I appear as the older Gabriel Ferris, the murderer.Produced by Cineflix in association with Five (UK), Canwest Media (Canada), Discovery ID (US), Discovery (International & Europe) and Canal D (Canada). This episode first aired on British UK5 in June, 2008 and in Canada on Global Television in June, 2009.