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Features a card creator whose intricate origami jumps off the page, a chef who surprises diners with meals served in secret locations, and a former fashion designer who stages ...

Features a card creator whose intricate origami jumps off the page, a chef who surprises diners with meals served in secret locations, and a former fashion designer who stages one-night-only art shows in the most unexpected places.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  December 6, 2013
Filmed over a one year period, this program takes a look behind the scenes of one of the most exclusive and luxury hotels in the world. Renowned for its clientele, Claridge’s ...

Filmed over a one year period, this program takes a look behind the scenes of one of the most exclusive and luxury hotels in the world. Renowned for its clientele, Claridge’s is favoured by royalty and celebrities.

This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, see the Harvest Hub and solutions for an overload of unwanted ...

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, see the Harvest Hub and solutions for an overload of unwanted carrots.

Watch Serge Dansereau of Bathers Pavilion on a search for new exotic flavours for his award-winning restaurant. Then, see how Oz Harvest manage to feed 5000 people.

Watch Serge Dansereau of Bathers Pavilion on a search for new exotic flavours for his award-winning restaurant. Then, see how Oz Harvest manage to feed 5000 people.

Alan Khan migrated to Australia from Bangladesh in the 1970s. He came to Australia to get a pilot's licence and stayed to become the 'king' of Sydney's wedding photographers. ...

Alan Khan migrated to Australia from Bangladesh in the 1970s. He came to Australia to get a pilot's licence and stayed to become the 'king' of Sydney's wedding photographers. Alan is charming, egotistical, charismatic and a cutthroat businessman.

Two Los Angeles advertising agencies compete to work with a hugely successful flower and gift delivery company.

Two Los Angeles advertising agencies compete to work with a hugely successful flower and gift delivery company.

Global music powerhouse Gibson Guitars gathers two local Nashville agencies to compete for the daunting task of letting the world know that Gibson is more than just guitars.

Global music powerhouse Gibson Guitars gathers two local Nashville agencies to compete for the daunting task of letting the world know that Gibson is more than just guitars.

Meet the Fresh Fellas as they wheel and deal their way through the markets; plus what's in season at the largest wholesale market in Australia?

Meet the Fresh Fellas as they wheel and deal their way through the markets; plus what's in season at the largest wholesale market in Australia?

Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of kung fu and Zen Buddhism. For 1500 years Shaolin has managed to adapt and survive but the wars and upheavals of the 20th century nearly ...

Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of kung fu and Zen Buddhism. For 1500 years Shaolin has managed to adapt and survive but the wars and upheavals of the 20th century nearly finished the temple off. Then in the early 1980s the temple was reborn thanks to two men: Deng Xiaoping, who encouraged Chinese enterprise, and the other was Jet Li, who starred in the 1984 box office hit Shaolin Temple. Today the temple has multimillion-dollar investments in property, media, health care and tourism. Shaolin Inc is now a commercial force to be reckoned with.

This is a story of a sweatshop scandal told with the use of a hidden camera. China Blue makes a stronger case against worker exploitation than any news item could, simply by ...

This is a story of a sweatshop scandal told with the use of a hidden camera. China Blue makes a stronger case against worker exploitation than any news item could, simply by showing the everyday lives of some Mainland China factory girls.

As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. An ...

As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. An accessible exploration of the deepening influence of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies and Islamic banking in Malaysia.

It's all about innovation this week as the experts are calling for the weird and wacky to be served up. The wining product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day. ...

It's all about innovation this week as the experts are calling for the weird and wacky to be served up. The wining product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day. What will it be?

In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook ...

In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook Cinnamon, Ginger & Red Chilli Chicken Wings.

Three contestants battle it out with their home made recipes aiming to appeal to the sweet teeth of the Recipe to Riches experts: Russel Howcroft, Carolyn Creswell and chef ...

Three contestants battle it out with their home made recipes aiming to appeal to the sweet teeth of the Recipe to Riches experts: Russel Howcroft, Carolyn Creswell and chef Darren Robertson.

After a successful harvest in Venezuela, Willie begins to process his cocoa back home in his Devon chocolate factory. But progress comes to a grinding halt when Willie ...

After a successful harvest in Venezuela, Willie begins to process his cocoa back home in his Devon chocolate factory. But progress comes to a grinding halt when Willie receives some challenging feedback from Britain's top chocolatier, William Curley.

Willie Harcourt-Cooze is on a mission, to fulfil his dream to produce the best chocolate in the world - from bean to bar and beyond. The four-part series follows Willie, his ...

Willie Harcourt-Cooze is on a mission, to fulfil his dream to produce the best chocolate in the world - from bean to bar and beyond. The four-part series follows Willie, his wife Tania and their three young children as Willie grows and harvests his own cocoa beans from his Venezuelan farm and then turns them into premium chocolate at his Devon factory back in the UK.

Nearly a million Australians now live and work overseas - five percent of the population. Most are professionals. A common perception amongst Australian business people ...

Nearly a million Australians now live and work overseas - five percent of the population. Most are professionals. A common perception amongst Australian business people living and working overseas is that they feel cut-off from Australia, due to attitudes back home based on defensiveness and (possibly) jealousy.

In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean ...

In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean across the North Sea and forced to take shelter in Bergen, Norway. And their trip from hell is about to get a whole lot worse with a catastrophic engine failure for one of them and a dramatic mercy dash by the other.

The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of ...

The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of interest or fees that can be charged, credit cards have become the most profitable sector of the American banking industry, more than $30 billion in profits last year alone. We examine how the credit card industry became so pervasive, so lucrative, and so powerful.

On tonight's episode, Willie's Devon based chocolate factory is up and running with the arrival of his final piece of equipment from Spain. Unfortunately an accident with a ...

On tonight's episode, Willie's Devon based chocolate factory is up and running with the arrival of his final piece of equipment from Spain. Unfortunately an accident with a forklift delays its installation significantly, maybe even permanently. Willie's luck isn't all bad though as his friend and legendary chef, Marco Pierre While gives his chocolate some positive feedback and puts it straight on the menu at his Yew Tree pub.

Willie is working hard to fulfil a large order placed by Selfridges department store. But will his enthusiasm to throw an opening party at the factory get in the way of ...

Willie is working hard to fulfil a large order placed by Selfridges department store. But will his enthusiasm to throw an opening party at the factory get in the way of production and potentially delay his in-store launch?

This episode goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected president, with a mandate for change, inherited a financial crisis that would ...

This episode goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected president, with a mandate for change, inherited a financial crisis that would challenge his administration and define his first term.

Electronics Store - Self-proclaimed business expert Nathan Fielder helps real small businesses turn a profit with marketing tactics that no ordinary consultant would dare to ...

Electronics Store - Self-proclaimed business expert Nathan Fielder helps real small businesses turn a profit with marketing tactics that no ordinary consultant would dare to attempt. In this episode, Nathan tries to leverage Best Buy's price-matching policy by advertising a deal on TVs that's too good to be true. (S.3 Ep.1) (From the US) (Comedy Series) (class. tba)

James Fuentes, Lindsay Pollack and Ron English discuss the money behind the art market: what it takes to be an artist, a patron, and an admirer in today's rapidly shifting art ...

James Fuentes, Lindsay Pollack and Ron English discuss the money behind the art market: what it takes to be an artist, a patron, and an admirer in today's rapidly shifting art world.

Margie and Grayson live in their dated Jindalee home with their two daughters. Neale has the task of bringing the daggy decor up-to-date, while Andrew has to find a family ...

Margie and Grayson live in their dated Jindalee home with their two daughters. Neale has the task of bringing the daggy decor up-to-date, while Andrew has to find a family home closer to Brisbane where the couple work.

When TerraCycle's corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to ...

When TerraCycle's corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to work. Al, along with Albe's support, revisits his old hobby, stand-up comedy.

The two-part series, Baby Boom to Bust addresses one of the biggest issues of our time: global ageing. The world has hit an extraordinary turning point. For the first time in ...

The two-part series, Baby Boom to Bust addresses one of the biggest issues of our time: global ageing. The world has hit an extraordinary turning point. For the first time in history old people outnumber the young on our planet. Today, one in every ten persons is over 60. By 2050 it will be one out of five - over two billion people. In some developed countries there are so many elderly and so few births that the population is actually dying off. And in parts of the developing world, the numbers of old people are growing at an even more astounding rate.

Nobody denies that the lifestyle in Australia is second to none. This episode talks to Australian business people who are working to achieve a better work/life balance. It ...

Nobody denies that the lifestyle in Australia is second to none. This episode talks to Australian business people who are working to achieve a better work/life balance. It also challenges the notion of the 'sea-changer', as Pria discovers business people re-locating to one of Australia's eight "lifestyle regions" - Noosa.

Wall St Warriors takes a timely and riveting look at the lives of those who work on the world's most famous stock exchange. The forces that drive these diverse people during ...

Wall St Warriors takes a timely and riveting look at the lives of those who work on the world's most famous stock exchange. The forces that drive these diverse people during their stressful hunt for riches are laid bare in insightful, behind-the-scene glimpses of the beating hearts and minds of Wall Street.

This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

When Andrew's tasked with overseeing the creation of a recycled playground to help celebrate the oral care brigade, he's caught off guard by a last minute request. Meanwhile, ...

When Andrew's tasked with overseeing the creation of a recycled playground to help celebrate the oral care brigade, he's caught off guard by a last minute request. Meanwhile, Tom finds a creative way to prepare for his new baby.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  December 19, 2013
It's mid-summer and thirty delegations from around the world are arriving for the Olympics. Stephen, the butler, prepares a suite for one of the hotel's most regular guests, ...

It's mid-summer and thirty delegations from around the world are arriving for the Olympics. Stephen, the butler, prepares a suite for one of the hotel's most regular guests, bringing his furniture and 20 suits out of storage, all for one night.

Anna and Simon never got around to renovating their Rozelle semi as planned and Anna wants out. Andrew has to find a home for them, and their two children, that fulfils ...

Anna and Simon never got around to renovating their Rozelle semi as planned and Anna wants out. Andrew has to find a home for them, and their two children, that fulfils Simon's wish list, while Neale has to create a home Anna will love.

Dan and Rhandi are successfully selling Zero Waste boxes to large businesses, but the real challenge comes as they expand the program to medium-sized business. TerraCycle ...

Dan and Rhandi are successfully selling Zero Waste boxes to large businesses, but the real challenge comes as they expand the program to medium-sized business. TerraCycle Toronto transplant Tony is eager to make new friends in the Trenton office. (S.2 Ep.1)

Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series ...

Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series about some of the people behind the faces in the mirror of the next taxi you hail.

Stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert tries out some proper jobs. This time he attempts to be a mother. He's put in charge of seven kids for a day when he takes over the running of a ...

Stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert tries out some proper jobs. This time he attempts to be a mother. He's put in charge of seven kids for a day when he takes over the running of a very large South Wales family. They may be smaller than his usual audience, but they are a lot tougher.

Steve Jobs changed our lives. By launching the iPod in 2001, he revolutionised our way of listening to music. Apple's founder proved then once again that he's a genius at the ...

Steve Jobs changed our lives. By launching the iPod in 2001, he revolutionised our way of listening to music. Apple's founder proved then once again that he's a genius at the edge of technology and innovation, 25 years after having commercialised the first home computers. Yet, before becoming a hero, Steve Jobs was the only one to believe in its success.

See the best cherries in Australia as they are picked, packed and shipped and take a look at how Oz Harvest and the Exodus Foundation are feeding those who are living it rough.

See the best cherries in Australia as they are picked, packed and shipped and take a look at how Oz Harvest and the Exodus Foundation are feeding those who are living it rough.

Anita and Cameron have a five-bedroom home. The layout stops them from spending family time together with their three kids. Neale must reunite this floor plan to persuade ...

Anita and Cameron have a five-bedroom home. The layout stops them from spending family time together with their three kids. Neale must reunite this floor plan to persuade Anita to stay, while Andrew has to find a better home nearby.

Anya Kamanetz, Susan Cates, and Danielle Douglas-Gabriel discuss the money behind education: if more schooling is worth it, financing your education, and the big business of ...

Anya Kamanetz, Susan Cates, and Danielle Douglas-Gabriel discuss the money behind education: if more schooling is worth it, financing your education, and the big business of student debt.

Lucas Peterson, Peter Greenberg, and Jennifer Flowers discuss the money behind travel: how you can afford your next vacation, and whether tourism is helping or hurting local ...

Lucas Peterson, Peter Greenberg, and Jennifer Flowers discuss the money behind travel: how you can afford your next vacation, and whether tourism is helping or hurting local economies.

Jon Caramanica, Joe Levy, and Stephen Bryan discuss the money behind the music industry: what it takes to be a musician, and whether streaming services help or hurt these artists.

Jon Caramanica, Joe Levy, and Stephen Bryan discuss the money behind the music industry: what it takes to be a musician, and whether streaming services help or hurt these artists.

If you want to find your spirit without having to surrender your material possessions, then Brendan Nichols could be your man. As a self-proclaimed expert in 'holistic ...

If you want to find your spirit without having to surrender your material possessions, then Brendan Nichols could be your man. As a self-proclaimed expert in 'holistic success' Brendan's mission is to put people from the mainstream on the fast track to spirituality.

Rick Otton knows a thing or two about creative real estate deal-making. But that hasn't stopped him spending more than a hundred and fifty thousand dollars on the books, ...

Rick Otton knows a thing or two about creative real estate deal-making. But that hasn't stopped him spending more than a hundred and fifty thousand dollars on the books, tapes, and seminars of a host of real estate gurus since 1997.

The Love of Money is the definitive behind the scenes account of the crash of 2008 - what happened, why it happened and how generations to come will be affected by its legacy. ...

The Love of Money is the definitive behind the scenes account of the crash of 2008 - what happened, why it happened and how generations to come will be affected by its legacy. It features an unparalleled range of eye-witness contributions from most of the major players at the centre of the storm including: Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Mervyn King, Tim Geithner, Alan Greenspan, the Finance Ministers of France, Germany and Iceland, the CEOs of Merrill Lynch and Barclays, Lehman's lawyer Rodgin Cohen and its bankruptcy lawyer, Harvey Miller, as well as US Congressional Leaders.

On the North Sea comradeship counts for everything. The pair trawlers, Ocean Dawn and Sunrise, always work together and their skippers Ian Ritchie and John Stevenson look out ...

On the North Sea comradeship counts for everything. The pair trawlers, Ocean Dawn and Sunrise, always work together and their skippers Ian Ritchie and John Stevenson look out for one another through thick and thin. This fishing trip will be their toughest yet as ferocious weather, poor fishing and problems with a new net bring unexpected pressures to this successful working relationship. Can they win through?

Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series ...

Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series about some of the people behind the faces in the mirror of the next taxi you hail.

As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. The ...

As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. The second episode looks at the everyday workings of Islamic business communities, from the sophistication of Malaysia's developing economy, to the more volatile, younger market economy of Indonesia.

Britain's hottest young entrepreneur, Richard Reed, is on the hunt for the next generation of start-up superstars and he has set aside a million pounds to invest in their ideas.

Britain's hottest young entrepreneur, Richard Reed, is on the hunt for the next generation of start-up superstars and he has set aside a million pounds to invest in their ideas.

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, love is in the air as a hopeful groom to be plans an elaborate ...

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, love is in the air as a hopeful groom to be plans an elaborate proposal.

This week the experts are calling for the best breakfast offerings. From banana bread, to ice-cream, to a baked bean dish, which product will be on sale at Woolworths the very ...

This week the experts are calling for the best breakfast offerings. From banana bread, to ice-cream, to a baked bean dish, which product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day?

Hear the word Somerset and you immediately think of cider. There may be nothing new about mulled cider, but how about boiling a gammon joint in it? In Cyrus's 'Exceptional ...

Hear the word Somerset and you immediately think of cider. There may be nothing new about mulled cider, but how about boiling a gammon joint in it? In Cyrus's 'Exceptional Gammon with Cider & Cinnamon', he infuses the cider with cinnamon sticks, red chilli and coriander seeds.

In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of ...

In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of "cultural/business cringe", particularly in relation to America, highlighting the example of the Holden Motor Company.

Tonight we gain an insight into the dangerous job of John Alexander who works alone on his tiny boat, fishing in all weather for brown crabs. Elsewhere, Alan Watt returns from ...

Tonight we gain an insight into the dangerous job of John Alexander who works alone on his tiny boat, fishing in all weather for brown crabs. Elsewhere, Alan Watt returns from the North Atlantic with a lucrative haul of monkfish, but his journey is put in jeopardy when the main winch jams. On the New Dawn, Chaz Bruce endures a nightmare trip

Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.
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