The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier
9:43

The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier: Shako, Rattle And Roll

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC May 19, 2013

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals ...

Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.

Stephen Fry On Wagner
58:59

Stephen Fry On Wagner

ABC May 19, 2013

Music

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Stephen Fry explores his passion for controversial composer Richard Wagner. Can he salvage the music he loves from its dark association with Hitler's Nazi regime?

Stephen Fry explores his passion for controversial composer Richard Wagner. Can he salvage the music he loves from its dark association with Hitler's Nazi regime?

Compass
26:41

Compass: Holy Switch

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 19, 2013

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Six different faiths... six young Australians. What will happen when they switch lives for two weeks? Freeman, a young Buddhist monk, switches lives with Anthony, a devoted ...

Six different faiths... six young Australians. What will happen when they switch lives for two weeks? Freeman, a young Buddhist monk, switches lives with Anthony, a devoted Maronite Catholic. Freeman is hosted by the St Charbel's community in Sydney's west. Anthony is spending his two weeks at Chenrezig Institute, the Buddhist monastery where Freeman spent his childhood.

Dangerous Drivers' School
43:10

Dangerous Drivers' School

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC2 May 18, 2013

Design and technologies

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In this four-part series, some of Britain's worst licence-holding drivers seek professional help to sort out their problem driving. Assembled are a rich cast of characters ...

In this four-part series, some of Britain's worst licence-holding drivers seek professional help to sort out their problem driving. Assembled are a rich cast of characters whose driving could all change for the good in just one remarkable lesson. We see how their phobias, quirks and bad habits - often developed over years - have damaged their relationships with friends and family and severely dented the undeniable joy of motoring.

Life In Cold Blood: Land Invaders
48:41

Life In Cold Blood: Land Invaders: Amphibians

Season 1 Episode 2 Ten May 18, 2013

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The extraordinary and intimate lives of the soft-skinned amphibians. Marsupial frogs where the father carries his young in pouches, giant metre-long salamanders staging ...

The extraordinary and intimate lives of the soft-skinned amphibians. Marsupial frogs where the father carries his young in pouches, giant metre-long salamanders staging wrestling matches and newts that display just like birds of paradise. From steamy jungles to dry deserts, David looks at the bizarre life histories that enabled the amphibians to break their ties with water and invade the earth.

Budding Stars of the Paris Opera Ballet
26:25

Budding Stars of the Paris Opera Ballet: On Progress

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS May 18, 2013

Drama

Personal and Social Capability

Languages

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The 300-year old Paris Opera Ballet School is today a fabled place with an international reputation. It is home to 130 pupils, aged from 8 to 18, all driven by an intense ...

The 300-year old Paris Opera Ballet School is today a fabled place with an international reputation. It is home to 130 pupils, aged from 8 to 18, all driven by an intense desire to succeed. Over the course of one year, this series follows the young dancers in their endeavours to survive the gruelling disciplines and training, to eventually form an elite group of ballet dancers at the top of their profession. In French.

The Heart Of Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
51:00

The Heart Of Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

SBS May 17, 2013

Music

Dance

Media arts

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world, and Sweden is the heart - having created the ultimate Eurovision act, ABBA, and winning the contest five ...

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world, and Sweden is the heart - having created the ultimate Eurovision act, ABBA, and winning the contest five times. In The Heart of Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia and her trusty campervan embark upon a journey of discovery across Europe to Sweden: to the very heart of Eurovision.

What I Wrote
5:00

What I Wrote: Alice Pung - Her Father's Daughter

Season 3 Episode 1 ABC May 17, 2013

Drama

English

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Alice Pung discusses how culture affects storytelling and ideas of survival.

Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Alice Pung discusses how culture affects storytelling and ideas of survival.

Our Queen
50:05

Our Queen

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 16, 2013

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Whether she is discussing economic meltdown with her prime minister or Halloween pumpkins with her florist, Our Queen shows the private as well as the public side of a ...

Whether she is discussing economic meltdown with her prime minister or Halloween pumpkins with her florist, Our Queen shows the private as well as the public side of a sovereign whose 60th anniversary on the throne was celebrated by millions around the world.

Stephen Fry: Gadget Man
23:19

Stephen Fry: Gadget Man: Tasty Tech

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 16, 2013

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Stephen Fry examines how gadgets can make shopping and cooking so much easier and far more entertaining. He escorts the world's only driverless shopping trolley around the ...

Stephen Fry examines how gadgets can make shopping and cooking so much easier and far more entertaining. He escorts the world's only driverless shopping trolley around the supermarket, tests high-end barbecues and tries out an array of fancy kitchen gadgets as he prepares to host a spectacular dinner party for his friends Derren Brown, Carol Vorderman and Jo Brand.

Jimmy's Forest
46:06

Jimmy's Forest: Spring

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 15, 2013

Earth and environment

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Farmer and television presenter Jimmy Doherty wants to experience the British forests first hand. From a beautiful tree house constructed across two large oak trees, Jimmy ...

Farmer and television presenter Jimmy Doherty wants to experience the British forests first hand. From a beautiful tree house constructed across two large oak trees, Jimmy charts the unfolding of the four seasons.

The Boarding School Bomber
56:59

The Boarding School Bomber

ABC2 May 15, 2013

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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A compelling drama-documentary which tells the story of how, three years after the 7/7 attacks on London, a busy shopping centre in Bristol was the intended target of a ...

A compelling drama-documentary which tells the story of how, three years after the 7/7 attacks on London, a busy shopping centre in Bristol was the intended target of a devastating terrorist attack.

Head First
46:50

Head First: Lost In Syria

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC2 May 15, 2013

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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When Australian kickboxing champion Roger Abbas was killed in mysterious circumstances in Syria in late 2012, it set off a chain of stories in the national media about ...

When Australian kickboxing champion Roger Abbas was killed in mysterious circumstances in Syria in late 2012, it set off a chain of stories in the national media about Australian citizens heading over there to take part in the war - either as humanitarians or 'jihadists'. But why would born and bred Aussies like Roger want to put their lives on the line for a country they have no connection to?

The Day Before
49:43

The Day Before: Lanvin

STUDIO May 15, 2013

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Children Of The Rainbow Serpent
27:00

Children Of The Rainbow Serpent

NITV May 14, 2013

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Follows the journey of four young Aboriginal volunteers -Trent, Michael, Kelli and Lorelle - as they take up the challenge of living in and working for a village community in ...

Follows the journey of four young Aboriginal volunteers -Trent, Michael, Kelli and Lorelle - as they take up the challenge of living in and working for a village community in Tamil Nadu, India.

Hard Time
49:57

Hard Time

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC2 May 14, 2013

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In the final episode of the series there is a break out. Two inmates with violent histories, long sentences, and nothing to lose escape. Now it's up to law enforcement to ...

In the final episode of the series there is a break out. Two inmates with violent histories, long sentences, and nothing to lose escape. Now it's up to law enforcement to track them down.

Animal Underworld With Henry Rollins
47:59

Animal Underworld With Henry Rollins: Wild Hunger

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 May 14, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In the final episode, Henry examines the roles that animals play as food, medicine, and drugs around the world. He looks at the illegal trade in animal parts, and also asks ...

In the final episode, Henry examines the roles that animals play as food, medicine, and drugs around the world. He looks at the illegal trade in animal parts, and also asks what makes animals acceptable for consumption in some cultures but sacred or a beloved pet in another.

Australian Story
29:28

Australian Story: Know Thy Enemy

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 13, 2013

News and current affairs

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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This week's program concludes the dramatic story of Olympic cyclist Anna Meares. Meares has dominated women's cycling for nearly a decade. Her first big rival was her own ...

This week's program concludes the dramatic story of Olympic cyclist Anna Meares. Meares has dominated women's cycling for nearly a decade. Her first big rival was her own sister and then came fierce battles on and off the track with British favourite Victoria Pendleton. The program reveals details of the audacious victory plan devised by the Australian team in the lead up to the London Olympics and the surprising aftermath...