Take a trip to landlord Prince Charles' 'model village' for a surprisingly entertaining look at town planning, sustainability and the monarchy.
As the Great Depression bites, jobs are lost, food is scarce and offal is back on the menu in the Ferrones' household in the 1930s.
For years the Sydney Jewish Museum has shared the stories of holocaust survivors. Now the museum is using cutting edge technology to preserve their stories and artefacts by recording them and using them in 3D interactive displays.
With the help of their longboats, the Scandinavian Vikings have now started sailing more and more often to Francia, where they pillage monasteries and villages along the coasts. But the very first raids, in the end of the eighth century, actually fail. Why is this, and how do the Vikings react to it?
As the 20th century continues, America faces perhaps its most daunting challenges yet. The 1930s brings the greatest economic crisis in its history; FDR offers the troubled nation a New Deal, but there are clouds on the horizon; Pearl Harbor is a lightning bolt to the American soul, and in command of the allied invasion, General Dwight D Eisenhower; the US elects its youngest commander-in-chief, 46-year-old John F Kennedy; and on a bridge over the Alabama river, Martin Luther King's fight for equal rights will face its fiercest test. Then, on a bright September morning in 2001, America faces a new crisis: sudden, overwhelming and deadly.
Dominating the landscape for centuries, ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect Britain's turbulent history through their architectural grandeur - stories of its kings and queens, and the religious and social changes brought about by the English Reformation, as well as many other tales of intrigue, love, faith, and conviction. This series explores 22 cathedrals and abbeys found throughout England and Wales, featuring interviews with historians and experts, and breathtaking 4K footage captured by drones filming their legendary facades and soaring interior spaces. Never before has a television series brought together such a great number of ancient cathedrals and abbeys under one unified storyline.
KKK: Three letters that instantly conjure images of hooded processions, public lynchings, and churches in flames. These shocking scenes summon up the darkest chapters of American history.
Malaysian-born Adam Liaw grew up in the hills of Adelaide. He takes Julia, in the universally under-appreciated 1989 Volvo 240, to his old family home. The memories rush back as they tour the house and meet Adam's father.
Seventy-five years ago, the biggest murder trial in history began in Nuremberg, Germany. Twenty-one Nazi leaders appeared in court charged with crimes that caused the death of millions of innocent people during World War II. This bold documentary recounts the dramatic story of the Nuremberg Trials. Meticulously crafted using over a thousand archive clips, including digitised film footage from the courtroom, and without voice-over or any interviews in vision, this is a truly cinematic, immersive and impactful record of the most important trial in history - an event that not only represented the birth of human rights, and shaped international law forever, but serves as a stark reminder of the brutal consequences of oppression, division, and hate.
Monty travels to Rossano in Northern Italy, a gathering point for escaped POWs after the Italian armistice and the start of the Operation Galia exfiltration. His journey takes him over precipitous ridges of the Marble Mountains and through the formidable Gothic Line, following the route the SAS took after their successful mission.
Monty treks one of the toughest and most famous trails out of Nazi occupied France, taking him through the valleys and passes of the Pyrenees mountain range and into Spain. His route was part of an escape network that began in Paris and would have been fraught with danger - from German soldiers, the Vichy police, local informers, and the mountains themselves. We also meet Bob Frost, who, aged just 19, made the treacherous crossing, and hear remarkable stories of bravery and defiance from the local people, who used their knowledge of the mountains to lead thousands like Bob to safety.
Shane Gould is one-of-a-kind: a superstar swimmer who turned her back on the pool at the peak of her career in search of a simpler life. Shane and Julia revisit her school and the Margaret River home she escaped to.
This episode takes us into the corridors of power where Germany's top political mastermind sees an opportunity to use the sudden popularity of the Nazis for his own ends. This sets off a chain of miscalculations, backroom deals and power grabs that will propel Hitler from the fringes of political activism into the heart of government.
On April 15, 1989, 96 people died and hundreds were injured at Hillsborough Stadium. See the tragedy through the eyes of those there that day, many speaking for the first time.
In the late eighth century, the Vikings started to appear along the coasts of Europe. With their long boats, adorned with dragon heads and loaded with well-equipped warriors, the Vikings soon became infamous for their swift and brutal raids. Initially, they mainly targeted monasteries, pillaging them for gold and silver. The monks, whose only weapon was their Christian faith, were easy prey and would seldom be spared the wrath of the Vikings. Over the years, the Viking strategy changed, because they were not only brutal warriors but also skilled diplomats, not afraid to mix with those in power who wanted to create a new Europe.
America is forged in the fires of adversity. These stories chart the challenges that helped shape a nation. In the mid-1800s, America faces its darkest hour yet. Abraham Lincoln is elected President of a US on the brink of Civil War; the nation that emerges now creates great wealth - but not for everyone; Teddy Roosevelt steps forward, bringing fierce leadership on behalf of the working man - his aim: to hold the nation together.
Dominating the landscape for centuries, ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect Britain's turbulent history through their architectural grandeur - stories of its kings and queens and the religious and social changes brought about by the English Reformation, as well as many other tales of intrigue, love, faith and conviction. This series explores 22 cathedrals and abbeys found throughout England and Wales, featuring interviews with historians and experts, and breathtaking 4K footage captured by drones filming their legendary facades and soaring interior spaces. Never before has a television series brought together such a great number of ancient cathedrals and abbeys under one unified storyline.
Profile of the communist dictator believed to be responsible for the murders of 2 million Cambodians in the mid-1970s.
Maureen Lipman, Larry Lamb and Michael Buerk travel Britain exploring the nation's enduring fascination with heritage, history and tradition. In this programme, they discover how the growing popularity of rare breeds and heritage varieties is having a direct impact on maintaining our vibrant craft and culinary traditions. Amidst the rolling hills of Lancashire's Ribble Valley - the inspiration for Tolkein's Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings - Larry discovers the secrets of drystone walling and finds out how our meadows are under threat. In Northcote Manor's walled kitchen garden, Maureen learns about heritage vegetables and Lancashire hotpot. In Yorkshire, actor Don Warrington shares his passion for 18th-century art and design at Harewood House. And Michael Buerk visits the chalk streams of Hampshire.
In the catalogue of common beliefs about World War II, the idea that Hitler was a military genius has endured. He is believed to have conquered and subjected to his authority nearly all of Continental Europe. However, this is, in fact, a myth.
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