Meet the three medieval King Richards of England. One spent his life fighting battles, one was murdered and one is an accused child murderer. Terry also finds evidence of a King Louis seemingly airbrushed from history.
A loving mother is driving her daughter into town for a special 21st birthday treat. In between a massage and hairdresser appointment, Hannah asks her mum to make a quick stop. But she's not popping to the shops for a chocolate bar or a copy of Heat; Hannah is meeting up with a dealer to score some smack. Depressing as this scene is, the images of Hannah painfully trying to find a working vein for her needle is even more likely to have the tabloids hopping mad. Yet this documentary by Jane Treays (whose previous films about youngsters in bother include Painted Babies and A Child's Life) is likely to have more impact in letting the public view the real horror of drug dependency than a thousand screaming headlines.
In this episode, Adam and Jamie tackle Sir Isaac Newton's founding principle of thermodynamics and the law of conservation of momentum. They're looking into a physics classroom urban myth. If birds in a truck take flight do they lighten the load? Meanwhile, Grant, Tory and Kari become crime scene investigators.
By 1943, 45 sub-camps are dotted round the Auschwitz region, most providing slave labour for industrial concerns. See how the Nazis capitalised upon a sinister source of income - clothes and valuables taken from Jews. The Nazi leadership naturally intends such wealth to fill the coffers of the Third Reich in Berlin, but much of it actually stays at the camp, as the SS at Auschwitz have their fingers well and truly in the till. And despite it contravening the Nazis strict racial purity laws, sexual liaisons in the camp between the SS and prisoners are also occurring, often forcibly, in exchange for life-saving favours. There are even love affairs.
The Three Dragon Tenors tells the improbable story of how three Chinese singers, growing up during the turbulence and destruction of the Cultural Revolution, came to fall in love with Italian opera. Xie Kun could have remained as a singer in the factory where he was assigned after he left high school but his singing teacher and mentor told him that he was destined for greater things.
Written and presented by leading British writer, Howard Jacobson, this film examines the story of the origins, and consequences, of Christian belief.
In the business of deciding where Native Title exists and negotiating rights over lands and waters, there have been successes and failures. But the question remains 'Has Native Title lived up to expectations?'
Monumental Vision In Bolivia tells the story of one man's vision to create a series of monumental outdoor sculptural works around the globe that will connect indigenous peoples to their ancient past through the construction of a set of symbolic geoglyphs. Australian artist Andrew Rogers has a goal to create 13 monumental and spectacular forms in some of the most remote locations on earth.
A series exploring the history of photography and all photography's manifestations, from
journalism to advertising, through art and portraiture.
1942 is to be most significant as the Nazis comb Western Europe, even taking Jews from as far as the British Channel Islands for extermination. Also, Annette Muller, speaks of the separation of children from parents. Even occupied Britain becomes involved in the deportation of Jews.
Pria experiences the contrast of the bustling city of Marseilles, where he meets a Tunisian rock singer, and visits the latest cyber-cafe.
This episode hears disturbing testimony from a female prisoner from Lodz Ghetto, who was forced to provide sexual favours to the Jewish leader. There is also testimony from witnesses to gassings at Auschwitz. And for the first time on television, there is an interview with a Slovak perpetrator who knowingly helped to send his Jewish compatriots to their death.
Frequent monster mover Jerry Matyiko and his team reproduce one of the most epic moves of all time - the Abu Simbel Temples. Matyiko and his men courageously attack a sandstone replica of one of the colossal heads of Ramses and mimic the exact actions of the men that moved them over 40 years ago.
In this definitive series, the individual experiences of those involved - from the Poles first incarcerated there, to those who worked in the gas chambers and former SS soldiers - are revealed. In this episode, camp commandant Rudolf Hoss arrives in the Polish town to create a new concentration camp, its role being to imprison and terrorise anyone who resists the Nazi occupation of Poland.
Tonight, James tries to make a garden entirely out of Plasticine and enters it into the Chelsea Flower Show. He persuades thousands of members of the British public to help make the thousands of Plasticine flowers he needs, but will the guardians of the world's most prestigious horticultural event let him enter a garden with no real flowers in it?
The guys have a lot of trouble crossing a muddy river-bed in Kenya, but they ride on into Uganda and explore more of the local communities. While there Ewan and Charley take a trip to UNICEF in Northern Uganda to visit some children who had been abducted and forced into armies. Later they move on to Rwanda.
A coffee house chat leads to an incredible opportunity after Ewan and Charley meet Rwanda's Minister of Tourism. She invites them to her brother's wedding where they meet the president of Rwanda. The president requests a visit the next day, and the boys go on a frantic search for proper suits, leading to some questionable design choices. With mixed emotions, the team meets President Kagame, who shares his story as a Rwandan refugee in Uganda, and his efforts to help Rwanda restore itself after genocide.
In the heart of Brazil, amidst the sublime setting of the Chapada Diamantina (a natural reserve in the state of Bahia), a diver stumbles upon a few strange bones at the bottom of a flooded cave. Driven by his curiosity, he consults with Castor Cartelle, a Brazilian palaeontologist who soon finds himself behind an international scientific expedition. With the help of two foreign paleontologists and a team of expert divers, Castor Cartelle and the team embark on an expedition to uncover a rare species of sloth - the ground dwelling Giant Sloth.
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