Rebuilding The Past
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Rebuilding The Past: Hendon

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 6, 2012

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History

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Presented by Dan Cruickshank and Charlie Luxton, this series brings back to life some of Britain's most historic buildings which no longer exist. In this episode, Dan and ...

Presented by Dan Cruickshank and Charlie Luxton, this series brings back to life some of Britain's most historic buildings which no longer exist. In this episode, Dan and Charlie follow the reconstruction of one of Britain's earliest aviation buildings: Claude Grahame-White's watchtower.

Restoration Australia
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Restoration Australia: Woodcot Park

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC September 8, 2015

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Attempting to leave the ghosts of the Kinglake fires behind them, Jo and Marcus bought Woodcot Park. They find that they have taken on not only a restoration but also the ...

Attempting to leave the ghosts of the Kinglake fires behind them, Jo and Marcus bought Woodcot Park. They find that they have taken on not only a restoration but also the ghost of the original Scottish owner.

James May's Man Lab
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James May's Man Lab

Season 2 Episode 3 SBS April 2, 2012

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James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James takes to the catwalk to liberate men from the tyranny of fashion and promote the one item of ...

James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James takes to the catwalk to liberate men from the tyranny of fashion and promote the one item of clothing they'll ever need - a cunningly modified boiler suit.

Secrets of the Manor House
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Secrets of the Manor House: Secrets of Althorp: The Spencers

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS July 4, 2015

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History

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Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers ...

Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years.

James May's Man Lab
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James May's Man Lab

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS March 26, 2012

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James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. This episode sees James and the team reunite a teenage rock band, now middle-aged, and gets them to play their ...

James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. This episode sees James and the team reunite a teenage rock band, now middle-aged, and gets them to play their first concert in 20 years - in front of 5,000 unsuspecting festival goers.

James May's Man Lab
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James May's Man Lab

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS March 19, 2012

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James May returns for another action-packed series, as he continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male.

James May returns for another action-packed series, as he continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male.

Secrets of the Manor House
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Secrets of the Manor House: Secrets of Chatsworth

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS June 27, 2015

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In its 500-year history, Chatsworth has been home to some notable inhabitants, among them the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife, Lady Georgiana Spencer, and Lady Elizabeth ...

In its 500-year history, Chatsworth has been home to some notable inhabitants, among them the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife, Lady Georgiana Spencer, and Lady Elizabeth Foster, who lived together in a menage a trois.

James May's Man Lab
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James May's Man Lab

Season 3 Episode 2 SBS June 8, 2013

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James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James and the team set off chasing storms across the country as they attempt to take on the wrath of ...

James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James and the team set off chasing storms across the country as they attempt to take on the wrath of mother nature and actually catch a bolt of lightning.

James May's Man Lab
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James May's Man Lab

Season 2 Episode 5 SBS April 16, 2012

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In this Christmas special, James and the team try to create their own Christmas miracle, by making it snow. Oz Clarke is dispatched in a small plane armed with a salt shaker ...

In this Christmas special, James and the team try to create their own Christmas miracle, by making it snow. Oz Clarke is dispatched in a small plane armed with a salt shaker to see if cloud seeding really will produce the desired effect.

London's Super Tunnel
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London's Super Tunnel: Platforms and Plague Pits

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS December 6, 2014

Design and technologies

Geography

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Building the UK's newest underground railway is a big job: it's big money, big trains - and it needs big stations. In this final part of the three-part series, engineers must ...

Building the UK's newest underground railway is a big job: it's big money, big trains - and it needs big stations. In this final part of the three-part series, engineers must put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf.

James May's Man Lab
53:59

James May's Man Lab

Season 3 Episode 3 SBS November 10, 2014

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James May travels to an Oxfordshire town where a royal tradition desperately needs his help. Can he find a way of feeding thousands of locals to save their diamond jubilee ...

James May travels to an Oxfordshire town where a royal tradition desperately needs his help. Can he find a way of feeding thousands of locals to save their diamond jubilee celebration using ballistics and hot crossed buns?

James May's Toy Stories 2
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James May's Toy Stories 2: The Great Train Race

SBS September 2, 2011

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Having tasted defeat in the original series, James May makes a new attempt to run a Hornby model railway 15 kilometres between two Devon towns. The last attempt saw no trains ...

Having tasted defeat in the original series, James May makes a new attempt to run a Hornby model railway 15 kilometres between two Devon towns. The last attempt saw no trains reach their destination and James's cherished childhood toy, the Flying Scotsman, fail to even make it out of the car park. This time the feat is bigger than ever before, as James challenges the two German proprietors of the world's largest toy railway museum to a race along the track.

London's Super Tunnel
53:58

London's Super Tunnel: Urban Heart Surgery

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 22, 2014

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Geography

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Crossrail is estimated to cost 16 billion pounds and is the largest ever construction project in Europe. This new railway will stretch 118km from Maidenhead, under central ...

Crossrail is estimated to cost 16 billion pounds and is the largest ever construction project in Europe. This new railway will stretch 118km from Maidenhead, under central London to Abbey Wood in the east. A vast army of 14,000 engineers, architects and construction workers have been hired to build it. The creators of this documentary secured exclusive access to this project, enabling viewers to witness history in the making.

James May's Man Lab
53:58

James May's Man Lab

Season 3 Episode 5 SBS November 24, 2014

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In the final episode, James May attempts his most secretive and risky stunt to date, which involves an ailing seaside town and a great big monster.

In the final episode, James May attempts his most secretive and risky stunt to date, which involves an ailing seaside town and a great big monster.

London's Super Tunnel
53:58

London's Super Tunnel: Tunnels Under The Thames

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 29, 2014

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Geography

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In this second instalment of the three-part series, the engineers building London's brand new underground railway, 'Crossrail' must take on a Great British obsession - ...

In this second instalment of the three-part series, the engineers building London's brand new underground railway, 'Crossrail' must take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water.

James May's Man Lab
53:57

James May's Man Lab

Season 3 Episode 1 SBS June 1, 2013

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James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. First up, James enlists the help of a memory champion as he prepares to commentate live on one of the toughest ...

James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. First up, James enlists the help of a memory champion as he prepares to commentate live on one of the toughest sporting events of them all - the Grand National. Back in the Man Lab, rather than order in some takeaway, James builds a pizza oven from scratch.

James May's Man Lab
53:57

James May's Man Lab

Season 3 Episode 4 SBS November 17, 2014

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James May digs up half of the South Coast to try and find the wedding ring his father lost on a family holiday forty years ago, before setting sail to establish his very own ...

James May digs up half of the South Coast to try and find the wedding ring his father lost on a family holiday forty years ago, before setting sail to establish his very own pirate radio station.

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets
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Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC June 28, 2012

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Stephen Fry takes a nostalgic romp through the devices that have revolutionised our individual and collective lives, from the abacus and the umbrella to the Swiss army knife ...

Stephen Fry takes a nostalgic romp through the devices that have revolutionised our individual and collective lives, from the abacus and the umbrella to the Swiss army knife and the Walkman. Actors, comedians, inventors and experts join the fun to celebrate gadgets we simply couldn't live without. They share memories of the difference these gizmos have made to their lives.