A Thousand Encores
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A Thousand Encores

ABC November 3, 2009

Dance

Drama

Music

History

Personal and social capability

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One hundred years ago Diaghilev founded the Ballets Russes in Paris. Seventy years ago this company was to change Australia forever. A Thousand Encores is the story of how ...

One hundred years ago Diaghilev founded the Ballets Russes in Paris. Seventy years ago this company was to change Australia forever. A Thousand Encores is the story of how the greatest ballet company of the 20th century - the celebrated Ballets Russes - came to Australia and awoke a nation, transforming the cultural landscape of the conservative 1930s, leaving a rich legacy that lasts to this day.

A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour
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A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour

Clip from Behind the News

History

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What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:12

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Archimedes

Season 1 Episode 1 Discovery Kids November 7, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Archimedes, the ancient Greek mathematician and expert engineer.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Archimedes, the ancient Greek mathematician and expert engineer.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:09

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Wright Brothers

Season 2 Episode 1 Discovery Kids April 6, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of the Wright Brothers, the men behind the first ever powered and controlled flight. Inspired by the Wright Brothers' genius idea, they come up ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of the Wright Brothers, the men behind the first ever powered and controlled flight. Inspired by the Wright Brothers' genius idea, they come up with their own genius idea, which involves a terrifying flight in a stunt plane.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:09

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Von Braun

Season 1 Episode 2 Discovery Kids November 10, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
22:58

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Fleming

Season 2 Episode 2 Discovery Kids April 13, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin. Inspired by Fleming's genius discovery, they come up with their own genius idea, which ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin. Inspired by Fleming's genius discovery, they come up with their own genius idea, which involves an attempt to turn billions of germs into priceless works of art!

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:14

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Newton

Season 1 Episode 3 Discovery Kids November 17, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Isaac Newton, one of the greatest scientists of all time and explore his theories of gravity.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Isaac Newton, one of the greatest scientists of all time and explore his theories of gravity.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
18:30

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Marconi

Season 2 Episode 3 Discovery Kids April 20, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi, the man behind wireless communication. Inspired by Marconi's genius idea, Dick and Dom come up with their ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi, the man behind wireless communication. Inspired by Marconi's genius idea, Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea, which involves Dick taking to the skies in a hang glider for an extreme radio broadcast.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:14

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Faraday

Season 1 Episode 4 Discovery Kids November 24, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Michael Faraday, a pioneer of electricity whose discoveries helped power the planet.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Michael Faraday, a pioneer of electricity whose discoveries helped power the planet.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:05

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Benz

Season 2 Episode 4 Discovery Kids April 27, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Karl Benz, the man behind the first petrol powered car. Inspired by Benz's genius idea, Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea, when ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Karl Benz, the man behind the first petrol powered car. Inspired by Benz's genius idea, Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea, when they build and race their own cars.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:03

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Derbyshire

Season 1 Episode 5 Discovery Kids December 1, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius Delia Derbyshire, a pioneer of modern-day music who helped create the Doctor Who theme tune.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius Delia Derbyshire, a pioneer of modern-day music who helped create the Doctor Who theme tune.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
22:50

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Herschel

Season 2 Episode 5 Discovery Kids May 4, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of astronomer Carline Herschel, the first woman to spot one of the most mysterious objects in our solar system, a comet. Inspired by her genius, ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of astronomer Carline Herschel, the first woman to spot one of the most mysterious objects in our solar system, a comet. Inspired by her genius, they come up with an idea to make their own comet inspired movie.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:20

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Bazalgette

Season 1 Episode 6 Discovery Kids December 13, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the man who invented London's giant sewer system.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the man who invented London's giant sewer system.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
22:57

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Al Jazari

Season 2 Episode 6 Discovery Kids May 11, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Al Jazari, an ancient engineer who built mind-blowing machines that were designed to entertain and impress everyone who saw them. Influenced ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Al Jazari, an ancient engineer who built mind-blowing machines that were designed to entertain and impress everyone who saw them. Influenced by Al Jazari's genius ideas, Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea, when they build their own Al Jazari inspired robot.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:20

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Watt

Season 1 Episode 7 Discovery Kids December 15, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Scottish inventor and engineer James Watt, who revolutionised steam technology.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Scottish inventor and engineer James Watt, who revolutionised steam technology.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:10

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Darwin

Season 2 Episode 7 Discovery Kids May 18, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Charles Darwin and explore the theory of evolution. Inspired by Darwin's genius ideas, they come up with their own genius idea when take the ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Charles Darwin and explore the theory of evolution. Inspired by Darwin's genius ideas, they come up with their own genius idea when take the plunge and go face to face with one of the most perfectly evolved predators on the planet. A terrifying shark!

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:18

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Widdowson

Season 1 Episode 8 Discovery Kids December 22, 2014

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of food expert Elsie Widdowson, who helped to devise war time rationing, under her diet, Britain was the healthiest it had ever been.

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of food expert Elsie Widdowson, who helped to devise war time rationing, under her diet, Britain was the healthiest it had ever been.

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom
23:18

Absolute Genius With Dick And Dom: Turing

Season 2 Episode 8 Discovery Kids May 25, 2015

Science

History

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Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alan Turing, World War II code breaker and the man behind the modern day computer. Inspired by Turing's genius ideas, Dick and Dom come up ...

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alan Turing, World War II code breaker and the man behind the modern day computer. Inspired by Turing's genius ideas, Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea, to use the power of computers to put on a spectacular firework display.