Alex bets Zoe that she cannot resist talking for one full day. It's a vow of silence. So Zoe spends the day listening to the amazing and magical world of Animalia, and she makes some new friends and some huge discoveries.
Rival rap stars Midas and Pactolus go head to head to win a million-dollar recording contract. When Midas loses, he wishes he had "The Golden Touch" like Pactolus - but his wish has disastrous consequences.
We follow the young Mary as she stumbles from young girl in Scotland, to Queen in France, back to Queen in Scotland and finally to Elizabeth I's public enemy no. 1 - with a bit of Queenian Rhapsody thrown in for good measure!
Most days, Rory kicks the ball over the fence, hits the council windows and is promptly sent to sit in the Principal's office. Today, he is trying very hard not to do that, by kicking the ball to the other kids instead.
After The Corespore of Time blasts off, G'Bubu is swept back in time, to an ancient era when his gorilla ancestors fought for control of the trees against their mortal enemies, the tree frogs ... big, big tree frogs.
When G'Bubu is hit on the head by a bongo nut, he assumes the personality of Peter Applebottom, a brilliant but pompous and seriously unfriendly scientist who claims to know how to permanently fix the Core.
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, numbat had two hearts; one a feather and the other a stone. He decided it would be better to ahve only one, so which heart will he choose?
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, a city boy named Sam doesn't like the bush. Find out how Sam changes his mind when he visits his nanna.
When Alex and Zoe share a meal with the Horrible Hogs the kids are appalled by the Hogs' awful table manners and limited social skills. The toucan overhears and puts a spell on Alex and Zoe, turning them into Neanderthals.
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Caterpillar lived all alone, living in fear of everything around her. She hides in her chrysalis to escape from any danger but gloriously emerges as a beautiful butterfly without fear.
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Little Bat has never flown before and is very nervous but her mother and friends help her realise that there's nothing to be scared about afterall.
The search for the Creeper leads Alex and Zoe to the Chamber of Legends. Alex reveals to all, that he helped a weasel escape from the tunnels, and only now does Alex learn that the weasel is the notorious Creeper.
A beautifully animated tale from Brazil about three servants who disobey the orders of the King of the Ocean. The servants open the King's secret bag and release the deep-sea shadows into the daylight. This film playfully imagines how the night came to be and explores the consequences of curiosity.
Bookaboo is at the centre of a rock 'n' roll scandal. He is caught red-pawed by the paparazzi. The arrival of impossibly cool model and actress Tamsin Egerton helps as she reads Dogs Don't Do Ballet by Anna Kemp.
A heart-warming musical classic about Mary Poppins, a magic super-nanny who flies in with her umbrella to cheer up the kids in an unhappy family, puts things right with her extraordinary powers, and flies away again. With the stirring opening strains of its Oscar-winning score and our first glimpse of London from high above the clouds, this timeless family classic begins to works its magic.
When pages disappear from Animalia's Big Book of Words, Animalians lose the ability to use those words. As their vocabularies shrink, the chaos in Animalia grows. Alex and Zoe must find out why the pages are disappearing.
A child genius turned undercover agent. His disguise: bookshop owner. The mission: solve a vengeful ex-teacher's deadly spelling and vocabulary challenges. This is Bertram Poppingstock: Problem Solver.
Sharpen your pencils and lick your biros for a television series like no other! Hosted by HG Nelson (Greig Pickhaver), Bush Slam puts poets and poetry in motion across Australia to discover the true spirit of the country. HG is at the wheel of the Bush Slam bus and each week he is taking two very different artists to explore a rural community and meet its people. The two poets are given just three days to capture the heart of the town in verse - and then the tricky bit, to perform their work before the locals in a live head-to-head poetry slam for a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down!
What chance have you got when your dad's a cop, your mum's a frighteningly understanding parent, your brother wets the bed, your best friend's a heavy metal devotee and then you fall in love. It can only mean trouble, worry, mega-embarrassment and some wild, wild times. Through the eyes of Lockie Leonard we view the truly mixed-up, yet very normal life of Lockie, his family and friends.
When Lockie accidentally mouths off in maths class, Mum is called into the office of Old Squasher, the principal. As usual, Mum blames herself. Lockie wonders if it would be easier for Mum if he was born a girl.
Deciding it's time Lockie learned about puberty, mum hands him her Little Green Book, which makes Lockie wonder how other people around him deal with sex education. Meanwhile Lockie continues to be a target for bullies.
Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra Behn, An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats, Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and Adlestrop by Edward Thomas.
When Allegra shows her vulnerability to Zoe and admits that she can't read, Zoe helps the gator write a song for her big solo in Animalia's talent contast. Iggy and G'Bubu also perform in the music competition.
Angry and upset over Elizabeth's rejection of his proposal, Darcy decides to defend himself. Not every insult Elizabeth flung at him was fair and he waylays her on her morning walk, hands her a letter and leaves. The contents leave Elizabeth reeling.
Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Tiddalik the frog drinks all the water in the world and the other animals must work out what to do.
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Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)