The yule log burns in the Great Hall in Kattegat and, though Floki must remain out in the cold, other visitors are welcomed, among them a Norwegian King and Bjorn, with a new partner we've met before. King Aelle visits Wessex for Christmas and is not impressed with how family relations are developing. In Paris, Rollo's future hangs in the balance - can he win over his new bride, Gisla, as a Papal delegation arrives to arrange a divorce?
Philippe returns to the Court after the war a changed man. Louis decides to organise a spectacular Royal Show in the gardens of Versailles to celebrate the French victory. A humiliated Cassel is forced to live at Versailles, but the conspiracy spreads. Beatrice informs Sophie that they're not after all the blue-blooded aristocrats they claim to be. Henriette again stokes up the rivalry between Louis and Philippe: she's pregnant, but she doesn't know by which brother. (S.1 Ep.3) (Class. tba)
King Ecbert's ambitions are uncovered as he schemes to gain the crown of Mercia; the Vikings attack with considerable force; Harbard, the mysterious wanderer, is back and causes a stir among the women of Kattegat.
As Ragnar and Floki remain at odds in Kattegat, Rollo makes great efforts in Paris to win over his new bride, Princess Gisla. Bjorn's survival skills are put to the test in the wilderness, while King Ecbert sets the task for his son Aethelwulf to rescue Queen Kwenthrith from opposing forces in Mercia.
When Kya found herself falling hard for her online connection, Alyx, the guilt forced Kya to confess she was using a fake identity. To her surprise, Alyx forgave her and since then their relationship has only gotten stronger.
As her relationship with Logan blossoms, Johnson agrees to help a zoo get its reluctant gorilla to mate. As Betty looks to the clinic sperm bank to get her girlfriend pregnant, Libby and Paul find solace at the apartment.
This film chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary.
At Lazarus House Jonah makes Mr Joseph look bad in front of the Catholic Education inspectors. After school Jonah and the Fobba-liscious boys decide to hold up the Tenpin Bowling centre using a machete in order to steal the 'golden bowling ball'. The boys end up in Garingal Juvenile Justice Centre.
King Louis XIV makes plans to send an army into the Netherlands, and Philippe oversees troops training with a new weapon - leaving his new bride at a loose end while the palace is fumigated. Cynical Madame de Montespan already despairing of her ailing newborn daughter's likely future, tackles the Catholic Church in the form of Father Pascal. Meanwhile, Chevalier incites a fight, envious of the attentions Philippe is paying to the King's chronicler Thomas Beaumont.
William of Orange 'tempts' the king to take the field against his Dutch army, so Queen Marie-Therese takes charge while Louis XIV is away at war - banning debauchery in the process. The visiting Sultan of Bijapur refuses to let a vital treaty signing sully the hands of the Queen, so pressure is placed on Philippe to step into his brother's shoes for the occasion. Meanwhile, Madame de Montespan seeks to lead innocent potential rival Isabelle astray with sinister intent.
Pierre is held prisoner by the French and faces a new ordeal as the relentless Russian winter sets in. In the shadow of tragedy, Natasha struggles to see a way forward, while Helene grapples with an awkward dilemma of her own. As the war rages on between the Russians and the French, will our Russian heroes ever find peace again?
Eating animals is one thing, but actually killing them is something very different. Hunting is a primal activity and it's alive and well in Australia. Dave heads way out of his comfort zone when he trades his life as a mild-mannered city slicker for the life of a knife-wielding hunter.
A series of short vignettes especially selected from the rich resource that is the ABC archive. Pulled out, dusted off and creatively re-voiced, some of our best archival gems get the comedy makeover they deserve.
Realising he is less than godlike, Louis XIV receives advice from pious Madame Scarron - but can the king truly humble himself? Desperate, Madame de Montespan is persuaded a dark ritual will reverse her fall from grace. Ordered to initiate intimacy with traitorous Thomas, Philippe finds himself forced to mask the motive from Chevalier to prevent an expected brutal response.
World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history killing more than 50 million people. But the world was not driven into the tragedy of invasion by a single dictator. People with disdain for capitalism turned to fascism, and the world's big businesses supported the Nazi regime. How did people let the dictators come to power? Newly discovered footage brings to life a story of those who put their future in the hands of dictators and opened the gates to disaster.
This drama series follows a defiant and radical group of young men - Sam Adams, John Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and Dr. Joseph Warren - as they band together in secrecy to change the course of history and make America a nation.
Punished by Serena Joy, Offred begins to unravel and reflects on her time with Moira at the Red Center. A complication during the Ceremony threatens Offred's survival with the Commander and Serena Joy.
As Russia declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte's French army, the lives of three young people are about to change forever. Pierre Bezukhov is a lost soul, out of place in St Petersburg society as the illegitimate son of a wealthy count who is now close to death. His dearest friend, Andrei Bolkonsky, is a brilliant man, but equally unhappy and eager for the challenge of war. Meanwhile, in Moscow, spirited teenager Natasha Rostova is desperate to experience life and love.
Andrei and Nikolai have survived their first encounter with the French, but a terrible new battle looms as the Russian commanders risk stepping into Napoleon's trap. At home in St Petersburg, Pierre wants to put his vast inheritance to good use, but Vassily and Helene are laying a trap of their own for him. Meanwhile, Natasha and Sonya are desperate for news from the front line.
The British Crown responds to the colonists' destruction of 600,000 pounds of tea by sending ruthless General Gage to Boston to snuff out the rebellion. The general's tumultuous relationship with his wife, Margaret, leaves her vulnerable to sympathising with the colonists and engages in an affair with one of them. To combat the growing threat of the British, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and John Adams meet with representatives at the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
Louis XIV learns the names of the nobles who purchased the poisons, but a last fatal batch reaches the palace, and humiliated Madame de Montespan has a plan for it. Facing a flaming death, brazen Madame Agathe predicts doom for the King and his royal line, while Sophie is torn emotionally, and traitorous Thomas realises Philippe is only acting affectionately to feed him misinformation.
A Yorkshire hill farmer on a visit to Liverpool finds a homeless boy on the streets. He takes him home to live as part of his family on the isolated Yorkshire moors where the boy forges an obsessive relationship with the farmer's daughter.
Nine months have passed since Lenny became Pope and, for the first time, he gives an audience to the Italian Prime Minister, who is shocked by the pontiff's anachronistic demands. Lenny further decides to begin a crusade against homosexual priests and asks Dussolier to take charge of it.
A new 10-part series inspired by the classic 90s film of the same name. With the original film's masterminds Joel and Ethan Coen as Executive Producers, the series boasts a killer cast led by the inimitable Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade), as well as Hollywood heavyweights Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, The Office), Colin Hanks (Mad Men, Dexter) and Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad).
A month has passed and Jonah is settled into prison life as gang leader of 'Juveliscious'. His rival Jarrod, an Aboriginal teenager threatens his status but his close connection with guard Therese guarantees that he's having a good time while locked up.
Hosted by The Chaser's Craig Reucassel, Shock Horror Aunty series 2 digs deep into the vault to uncover ABC TV's boundary-pushing moments that generated outrage amongst viewers, the media or ABC management over the last six decades. In three half-hour specials we mine the archives of the ABC and deliver some of the naughtiest and most controversial scenes in ABC TV's history.
Jarrod is a single dad who never thought he'd find love again - until he met Abby on Facebook. Since his divorce, Abby's been the only girl who has accepted Jarrod for who he is. Now, after a year and a half of daily texts and phone calls, he's ready to begin a new chapter in his life with Abby at his side. However, despite his best efforts, she's refused to meet in person.
Pazzi has convinced the Pope to remove the Medici as Church bankers, but Cosimo is disinclined to surrender what he's worked so hard to attain. Meanwhile, Maddalena is faced with a life-altering decision.
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.
Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.