The journey to school's a very special type of life experience shared by millions of children around the world but in different ways. What happens between the two most important places in a child's life, their home and school?
Femme fatale Brigitte Bardot finds herself in the middle of a steamy love triangle in the feature that made her a world sensation. It ran into censorship trouble at its 1957 release for its numerous nude scenes.
In this final episode, Ian's in the grasslands of Kyrgyzstan in the former Soviet Union to discover how his ancestors' horse-taming skills and the invention of the wheel changed the course of human history. Julia Zemiro's father's ancestors were on the beautiful island of Sardinia, off the west coast of Italy. Ernie Dingo's genetic map leads him to Timor Leste, where he learns of humankinds' greatest ever achievements - the journey to arrive on the shores of Australia for the first time.
The hilarious and sometimes surprising world of young showbiz starlets, and some of the powerhouse parents behind them, goes under the spotlight.
In a brand-new UK observational documentary series, we go behind the scenes at one of the UKs largest childrens talent agencies, BizzyKidz. Along with her team, no-nonsense agency owner, Debi, navigates the careers of more than 1300 talented young wannabe stars.
From tots to teens, and seasoned pros to those just starting out, we follow the tears, tantrums and triumphs of being in the spotlight of the entertainment industry while still at school. The high and lows of competitive castings, to winning some of the most interesting, and quirkier, jobs in show business are all laid bare.
Funny and sometimes startling, its a candid look at life on the stage, screen or behind the lens for those chasing the ultimate dream of fame.
With over 1300 kids on the agencys books, from tots to teenagers, in this episode we meet some of the agencys seasoned pros to those just starting out. Ten-month-old Ornella is one of the agencys newest recruits shes crawling to the catwalk with her first ever casting for a designer shoe brand. Her mum thinks her cute looks could make her the next Tyra Banks. While ten-year-old Cenk has been in the biz for years and has global ambitions hes launching his very own brand from his Mayfair home.
This series takes viewers on a tour of Kenya and her more unusual and unknown gastronomic delights. Hosted by Kiran Jethwa, a Kenyan born and internationally trained chef, has returned from a global gastronomic education to settle in the country he loves, Kenya.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Norwegian artist, Edvard Munch, a 'once in a lifetime' exhibition was mounted in his home country, covering all of the artist's greatest works. Blending dramatic re-enactment of events in Munch's life with Marlow's critical analysis and contributions from the curators and experts, this film originally had a worldwide cinema release. This shorter version offers a good introduction to Munch's work and commemorates the anniversary of one of the world's most important artists.
Searching for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists, PBS's Frontline and ProPublica investigate a series of unsolved murders and attacks, uncovering a trail from American cities to jungles in South-East Asia.
Anthony visits a boutique hotel in historic and tourist heavy New Orleans, and finds mistreated employees and ridiculous cost-cutting policies. Can Anthony urge a stubborn owner to sell the hotel to her sons for a fresh start?
A special one hour show commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Great War's most infamous battle. Actor and historian Sir Tony Robinson poignantly examines the first day of one of the bloodiest battles in human history. Central to the story is Private Frank Meakin, who recorded his unique personal testimony of the war, revealing the intimate details and dramatic stories of one battalion in the words of one man.
Shane Delia has arrived in the dusty and exotic city of Marrakech on a mission to uncover the tastes and techniques that are hidden in the rabbit warren of alleys that make up the bustling souk. Using this newfound knowledge, he goes to work in his Melbourne test kitchen, creating new dishes to serve to his restaurant customers.
Showcasing the character and chaos of the biggest market in the southern hemisphere. A nocturnal world where deals are done, millionaires made and fresh produce finds its way to plates across the world.
Jaffer's a smart young boy. His road to school is a hard one, but at the same time an interesting one. He passes through various natural and historical places; a desert, oasis with green orchids as well as a historical place.
Keshia is 2014 European u18 Surfing Champion & ASP World Tour Athlete. At 16, Keshia was National British Champion in the Under 16's and Open category as well as Under 18's two years in a row for the Portuguese National Championships. She took the women's open surf title at Boardmasters this year and last year and is, this year, planning to do all the UK Pro Tour, the European Pro Junior's and the European, Mexican and American World Qualification Series.
The story of how an exceptional generation of British architects, led by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, conquered the globe with their high tech vision. This second episode of the series focuses on the 1980s, when modern architecture was deeply unpopular - and under attack from the Prince of Wales.
Tony swaps his walking shoes for a steering wheel as his biggest walk yet takes him to the beautiful towns and wineries of South Australia's Barossa Valley. In the 160 years since German immigrants came here fleeing religious persecution, this beautiful region has become synonymous with fine wine, and good food. Plenty of cracking good history makes Tony's journey one to savour.
The talent arrive in Bangladesh in the middle of a four-day strike by garment workers - the streets are chaotic and violence could erupt at any time. They're going to be working in the cotton fields at a place called Tangail and for the four-hour drive from Dhaka to Tangail the five have a police escort.
Dr Eagleman explores the unconscious brain, and reveals that everything from our movements, to our decisions, to our behaviour is largely controlled and orchestrated by an invisible world of unconscious neural activity.
Professor Catharine Edwards explores the dramatic lives of two women at the heart of power in 1st-century imperial Rome. One is Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on 2,000 years after her bloody and dramatic death. The other is Agrippina - sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius and mother of Nero - an extraordinary woman who was not only a skilled and ambitious politician but also a murderer and ultimately a murder victim.
Dallas and Dynasty kicked off the night-time soap frenzy in the late 1970s, a phenomenon that continued through the last season of Knots Landing in 1993. Primetime Soaps offers surprising new details about the legendary Who Shot J.R. episode of Dallas, and reveals the backstage personalities that shaped Dynasty and Knots Landing.
Once a royal palace, the Louvre is now one of the world's greatest museums, boasting 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century, and visited by over 8 million people every year. Secrets revealed include the Mona Lisa theft, the royal assassination, Napoleon's lies, royal armour, shattered crown, and raft of the Medusa.
Entertainer Paul McDermott found fame with The Doug Anthony All-Stars and Good News Week. In more recent years he has stepped out of the limelight to pursue his passion for art. But Paul's family history remains something of a blank canvas. Paul knows that his mum, Betty, was adopted and raised by relatives. But mystery surrounds the circumstances, and Betty's adoptive parents died without leaving her any information.
Schama plunges us into the lost world of the shtetl, the Jewish towns and villages sewn across the hinterlands of Eastern Europe which became the seedbed of a uniquely Jewish culture. Shtetl culture would make its mark on the modern world, from the revolutionary politics of the Soviet Union to the mass culture of Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood.
These iconic characters have morphed into massive movie franchises. Superheroes traces their television ancestry from the 1950s to the 1980s, featuring The Adventures of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk, and The Greatest American Hero.
We've all had the fantasy of being on stage rocking out in front of thousands. But how many of us are actually doing it? Andrew Jenks sets out to find out what it is really like to be on tour with a rock band.
NITV pays tribute to the military efforts of the Indigenous people of Australia with a series of ANZAC 15-minute documentary specials. This episode tells the personal tale of Nathan Murray-Lovatt about discovering his family's legacy.
In George Town the historic capital of the Malaysian state of Penang, Jonathan explores a Sunday morning market and sends up buying a 100 year-old egg which he eats back on the train with chef Yannis Martineau.
David Attenborough reveals silk to be the invertebrates' great invention. From the protective stalks of lacewing eggs to the amazing hanging threads of New Zealand's glow worms, they use it in a huge range of ways. The spiders, though, have taken silk spinning to extremes.
In the final episode of the series Dr Ian Mortimer travels through the world of a new and upwardly mobile section of Elizabethan society - the middle class. Ian transports viewers to the electrifying world of Elizabethan theatre at Shakespeare's Globe and tells the dramatic story of how English Imperial ambitions leads to the Armada and the threat of Spanish invasion.
Fernanda heads to the biggest city in the southern hemisphere and discovers how the rich get around the massive metropolis. Amongst the chaos of its 20 million residents, Sao Paulo reveals itself as a melting pot of cultures.
NITV pays tribute to the military efforts of the Indigenous people of Australia with a series of ANZAC 15-minute documentary specials. In this episode, AWM Indigenous Officer and Vietnam veteran, Gary, gives us an insight in to the wars and contribution from indigenous Australian Veterans.
Exactly 100 years ago, the world of the British Manor House was at its height. It was a world of luxury that that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and popular costume dramas to this day. But what was really going on behind these stately walls and under the servants' stairs? This episode looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses.
Brasilia is the country's capital and was created in the middle of nowhere by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Hippies and new age believers are drawn to the area because of a massive rock crystal that lies underground and Fernanda spends a day with one of the city's many mystic cults, 'The Dawn Valley', and tries to get her head around their beliefs.
The build has just begun and two of Bryan's worst fears are becoming a reality rainy weather and plan changes! With Mother Nature not co-operating, and Sarah adding extra rooms to the design plan, Bryan's struggling to stay calm, on schedule, and on budget.
Even for a veteran contractor like Bryan, knocking down a house is not as straightforward as it appears. Small delays add up big time - from miscalculating the total amount of waste removal, to obtaining proper building permits. All create extra demands on Bryan who is struggling to get the house's concrete footings into the ground, a vital first step.
This ground-breaking and informative series explores the world of the textiles industry. Using case studies from top fashion houses, textile designers and the world's most innovative companies, this series showcases textiles in the 21st century.
The Mayan civilisation has thrived on the Yucatan Peninsula for thousands of years but the food of this ancient culture is now overlaid with tastes from across the seas. Kibbeh is sold alongside Edam cheese, but the Mayan heritage is still strong and Peter discovers yet another Mexican claim to fame, turkeys. This area is the world's major producer of Habanero chillies and Peter chomps one fresh off the vine! After recovering from this traumatic experience, he travels to the state of Tabasco to taste the original chocolate.
The term celebrity takes on many forms and often garners more attention than is even healthy. Splashed across magazine covers and the internet, Andrew was eager to see the celebrity world from the other side of the lens. For one week, Andrew follows rising pop star, VV Brown throughout LA, NYC and Miami. Already huge in the UK, VV is currently on a whirlwind press and recording tour that's bringing her unique brand of pop to the States.
When the waterproof membrane on a rooftop deck is accidentally cut, water damage reaches every level of the townhome. Mike Holmes steps in to make it watertight-right but shows just how many layers need to be pulled back to fix the problem.
NITV pays tribute to the military efforts of the Indigenous people of Australia with a series of ANZAC 15-minute documentary specials. In this episode, a story about Mr Stephens, 100 years old and one of the last few remaining soldiers of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion still alive.