Dickens In America
29:02

Dickens In America: The End Of The Journey

Season 1 Episode 10 FOXTEL Arts November 27, 2016

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Miriam turns towards home after a 6000 mile overland journey and heads south from Montreal down the Hudson River Valley, visiting the Shaker community of Mount Lebanon and the ...

Miriam turns towards home after a 6000 mile overland journey and heads south from Montreal down the Hudson River Valley, visiting the Shaker community of Mount Lebanon and the army cadets of West Point Military Academy.

Dickens In America
29:01

Dickens In America: Canada

Season 1 Episode 9 FOXTEL Arts November 24, 2016

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This week sees Margolyes cross the American/Canadian border to meet several obsessive Canadian Victorian collectors, learns what it took to be a 19th century ladies' maid and ...

This week sees Margolyes cross the American/Canadian border to meet several obsessive Canadian Victorian collectors, learns what it took to be a 19th century ladies' maid and treads the boards in a reconstruction of a play produced by Dickens during his stay in Canada. She also visits Niagara, tacky and spectacular in equal parts and ends up in a very snowy Montreal.

Dickens In America
29:00

Dickens In America: St Louis And The Midwest

Season 1 Episode 8 FOXTEL Arts November 23, 2016

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This week we see Margolyes arrive in St Louis having sailed down the Ohio River on one of the last remaining Mississippi steamboats. She attempts to teach a class at American ...

This week we see Margolyes arrive in St Louis having sailed down the Ohio River on one of the last remaining Mississippi steamboats. She attempts to teach a class at American high school, visits Cairo (the inspiration for a setting for Dickens' novel Martin Chuzzlewit) and meets members of the United Houma Indian Nation on a sacred burial ground.

Making Child Prodigies
28:34

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 5, 2018

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Guitar virtuoso Callum is recording his debut single, abstract artist Aelita is determined not to have her creativity constrained, while budding scientist Finn learns an ...

Guitar virtuoso Callum is recording his debut single, abstract artist Aelita is determined not to have her creativity constrained, while budding scientist Finn learns an important lesson in resilience.

Making Child Prodigies
28:31

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 12, 2018

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Ten-year-old dancer Kenzie is forging a promising career, but it's not without sacrifice. Callum's perfectionism causes him angst, while pianist Anwen sets herself a new challenge.

Ten-year-old dancer Kenzie is forging a promising career, but it's not without sacrifice. Callum's perfectionism causes him angst, while pianist Anwen sets herself a new challenge.

Making Child Prodigies
28:30

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 19, 2018

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It's a big day for guitar prodigy Callum as he records his very first music video. Kenzie is about to step up and perform with the Queensland Ballet. Young scientist Finn has ...

It's a big day for guitar prodigy Callum as he records his very first music video. Kenzie is about to step up and perform with the Queensland Ballet. Young scientist Finn has an important message for the prime minister.

Making Child Prodigies
28:28

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC July 3, 2018

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Dancer Kenzie faces her toughest audition yet at the world's most prestigious ballet competition. Guitarist Callum plays in a live rock band. Budding rocket scientist Finn ...

Dancer Kenzie faces her toughest audition yet at the world's most prestigious ballet competition. Guitarist Callum plays in a live rock band. Budding rocket scientist Finn finally sees his prototype come to life.

Making Child Prodigies
28:22

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 26, 2018

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Opening night looms for artist Aelita, marking her first Australian show in years; Anwen makes her debut performance as a composer; Finn meets Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, ...

Opening night looms for artist Aelita, marking her first Australian show in years; Anwen makes her debut performance as a composer; Finn meets Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, armed with his very own legislation.

Making Child Prodigies
27:59

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 29, 2018

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Meet pianist Anwen, who is living her dream at the world's most prestigious music school; professional artist Aelita, who is preparing for an upcoming show; and the ...

Meet pianist Anwen, who is living her dream at the world's most prestigious music school; professional artist Aelita, who is preparing for an upcoming show; and the intellectually gifted Finn, who's designing his very own rocket.

Inside Game Of Thrones
25:32

Inside Game Of Thrones: A Day In The Life Of The Show

Showcase September 23, 2017

English

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11-12
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This special takes Game of Thrones fans behind the scenes with the cast and crew of the epic, smash-hit drama series, focusing on a single day of production across three ...

This special takes Game of Thrones fans behind the scenes with the cast and crew of the epic, smash-hit drama series, focusing on a single day of production across three countries - Croatia, Ireland and Spain. Featuring interviews with members of the talented, international production team as they discuss the staggering logistical challenges of shooting simultaneously in three countries. The special also includes a look at the creation of key scenes for the fifth season, as well as candid moments with the actors on set.

Inspiring Teachers
24:58

Inspiring Teachers: Ms Nirupa Badve

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS July 28, 2010

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Tonight we meet Ms Nirupa Badve, a Computer and Maths teacher at Holyroyd High School's Intensive English Language Centre in western Sydney. Most of Nirupa's students are ...

Tonight we meet Ms Nirupa Badve, a Computer and Maths teacher at Holyroyd High School's Intensive English Language Centre in western Sydney. Most of Nirupa's students are refugees from war-torn countries and many have never been in a classroom before. For many of them, a computer is something they might have heard of but never had the opportunity to use.

Inspiring Teachers
24:57

Inspiring Teachers: Mr Michael Parker

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS July 21, 2010

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Tonight we meet Michael Parker in his final year as an English teacher at Newington College, a private boy's school in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore. He was responsible for ...

Tonight we meet Michael Parker in his final year as an English teacher at Newington College, a private boy's school in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore. He was responsible for the introduction of Critical Thinking classes for Year 7 students that tackles everything from Post Modernism to "where ideas come from".

Inspiring Teachers
24:57

Inspiring Teachers: Miss Tina Valassis

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS August 4, 2010

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In this final episode of Inspiring Teachers we meet Miss Tina Valassis and her alter ego, Miss Science. Both Miss Valassis and Miss Science love science as though it were a ...

In this final episode of Inspiring Teachers we meet Miss Tina Valassis and her alter ego, Miss Science. Both Miss Valassis and Miss Science love science as though it were a religion. Miss Science is more than a science-teaching activist. In this neck of the woods she's a rock star. In her lab Tina instils in her students not only a love of science but offers valuable life skills as well. For her students, many of whom have learning difficulties, her lab becomes their haven and a place where they can truly shine.

Inspiring Teachers
24:36

Inspiring Teachers: Ms Susan Reppion Brooke

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 14, 2010

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Teachers are the unsung heroes of our community. Many people can remember at least one teacher who inspired them during their formative years - someone who played a pivotal ...

Teachers are the unsung heroes of our community. Many people can remember at least one teacher who inspired them during their formative years - someone who played a pivotal role in their lives. Inspiring Teachers is a four-part documentary series that will explore what makes four teachers in particular inspiring and the impact they have on their students. Inspiring Teachers celebrates the work of teachers who are often undervalued, underpaid and under appreciated. Where does this passion for teaching derive from and how is it conveyed to pupils?

Arrows Of Desire
24:09

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC February 14, 2011

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas, At Grass by Philip Larkin, Musee des Beaux Arts by WH Auden, and I heard a fly buzz when I died by Emily Dickinson.

Arrows Of Desire
24:08

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 5, 2011

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Eden Rock by Charles Causley, In ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Eden Rock by Charles Causley, In Westminister Abbey by Sir John Betjeman, Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilifred Owen.

Arrows Of Desire
24:02

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC February 14, 2011

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie Smith, What Were They Like? by Denise Levertov, Piano by DH Lawrence and The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde.

Literary Landscapes
24:00

Literary Landscapes: D.H. Lawrence

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS October 25, 2013

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This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of acclaimed author D.H Lawrence, to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who ...

This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of acclaimed author D.H Lawrence, to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired him.