Secrets of the Manor House
54:07

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

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS July 4, 2015

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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.

Lost Gardens
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Lost Gardens: Sutton Stop

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC October 21, 2010

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Geography

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Excavation of a garden near Coventry draws a frustrating blank, but a lucky find in a record office plunges the team right into the heart of the life, and garden, of lock ...

Excavation of a garden near Coventry draws a frustrating blank, but a lucky find in a record office plunges the team right into the heart of the life, and garden, of lock keeper Richard Sutton's residence in 1807-1876.

James May's Toy Stories
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James May's Toy Stories: Plasticine

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 5, 2010

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Tonight, James tries to make a garden entirely out of Plasticine and enters it into the Chelsea Flower Show. He persuades thousands of members of the British public to help ...

Tonight, James tries to make a garden entirely out of Plasticine and enters it into the Chelsea Flower Show. He persuades thousands of members of the British public to help make the thousands of Plasticine flowers he needs, but will the guardians of the world's most prestigious horticultural event let him enter a garden with no real flowers in it?

Grand Designs Revisited
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Grand Designs Revisited: Waterloo

ABC May 20, 2010

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This week Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who converted an old violin factory into a luxury home, but a battle with their neighbours over a jointly-owned wall threatened to ...

This week Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who converted an old violin factory into a luxury home, but a battle with their neighbours over a jointly-owned wall threatened to ruin the build.

Mastercrafts
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Mastercrafts: Stonemasonry

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC November 10, 2011

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Monty looks at stonemasonry. Carpenter Nigel Woodford, 45, electrical testing engineer Simon Tack, 40, and art and design tutor Suzanne Jones, 39, take up their places as ...

Monty looks at stonemasonry. Carpenter Nigel Woodford, 45, electrical testing engineer Simon Tack, 40, and art and design tutor Suzanne Jones, 39, take up their places as passionate amateurs in the shadow of a stately Elizabethan home - Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Somerset

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC October 7, 2011

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Bill Granger's childhood dream is coming true as this weekend he's in the beautiful Somerset countryside. He tracks down one of the country's rare herds of buffalo and visits ...

Bill Granger's childhood dream is coming true as this weekend he's in the beautiful Somerset countryside. He tracks down one of the country's rare herds of buffalo and visits the couple who once owned the luxury label Mulberry.

Grand Designs Revisited
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Grand Designs Revisited: Belfast

ABC September 11, 2011

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Thomas and Dervla O'Hare set out to build a spectacular split level home cascading down a practically vertical hillside in Belfast. No one in their right mind would have built ...

Thomas and Dervla O'Hare set out to build a spectacular split level home cascading down a practically vertical hillside in Belfast. No one in their right mind would have built on such a steep slope but ambitious young architect Thomas believed he could do anything as long as he put his mind to it.

Mastercrafts
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Mastercrafts: Green Woodcraft

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 6, 2011

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Monty Don, who is a huge fan of traditional crafts, presents a series that celebrates six of the craft skills that built Britain and its heritage, ranging from thatching to ...

Monty Don, who is a huge fan of traditional crafts, presents a series that celebrates six of the craft skills that built Britain and its heritage, ranging from thatching to stonemasonry. Three hopefuls who are passionate about learning these trades are put through their paces by the country's leading practitioners of wood craft, metal work, thatching, stonemasonry, weaving and stained glass. After six weeks of apprenticeship and hard labour, their work and achievements are judged by experts in their chosen field to see who has best mastered the craft.

James May's Toy Stories
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James May's Toy Stories: Hornby

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS March 26, 2010

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James May continues his quest to show what is possible with old-fashioned toys by using them on a scale never seen before. Tonight he attempts to build the longest ever model ...

James May continues his quest to show what is possible with old-fashioned toys by using them on a scale never seen before. Tonight he attempts to build the longest ever model railway track - a whopping 16 km long. He builds it in Devon, linking two towns, Barnstaple and Bideford, which last had a train service over 40 years ago.

Our Food
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Our Food: Kent

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS September 20, 2012

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Tonight, food critic Giles Coren and the team explore Kent. You'd think there could be nothing more British than the garden of England but food here also has a distinctly ...

Tonight, food critic Giles Coren and the team explore Kent. You'd think there could be nothing more British than the garden of England but food here also has a distinctly continental flavour.

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

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS April 9, 2012

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James May attempts to prove the impossible - that an Englishman can take a penalty and score. He will need to keep a cool head as he'll be taking the penalty in front of ...

James May attempts to prove the impossible - that an Englishman can take a penalty and score. He will need to keep a cool head as he'll be taking the penalty in front of 20,000 baying German fans on the exact spot where England were knocked out of the 2006 World Cup.

James May's Man Lab
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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.

Salvage Hunters
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Salvage Hunters

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS March 23, 2013

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In this episode, Drew uncovers plenty of rare items at a Welsh country house, though the negotiations are intense.

In this episode, Drew uncovers plenty of rare items at a Welsh country house, though the negotiations are intense.

Restoration Home
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Restoration Home: Abbey Lane

Season 2 Episode 5 ABC February 3, 2013

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In Tudor times the majority of houses were timber framed but only a few survive today. Abbey Lane in Warwickshire is a forgotten gem. Believed to date from the early 16th ...

In Tudor times the majority of houses were timber framed but only a few survive today. Abbey Lane in Warwickshire is a forgotten gem. Believed to date from the early 16th century, this house is not formally protected as a listed building and when it was put on the market, it was obvious it needed a lot of work.

Restoration Home
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Restoration Home: Stoke Hall

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC November 20, 2011

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This week Caroline is at Stoke Hall, a 30-room Georgian mansion whose future has been far from certain for decades. The leaking roof and widespread rot make securing the ...

This week Caroline is at Stoke Hall, a 30-room Georgian mansion whose future has been far from certain for decades. The leaking roof and widespread rot make securing the building difficult and expensive. At risk of being lost forever is the Hall's 250-year-old Georgian decor which miraculously has survived.

Mastercrafts
59:07

Mastercrafts: Stained Glass

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC October 27, 2011

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Monty Don puts three more passionate beginners through their paces as they follow their dreams of learning the ancient craft of stained glass.

Monty Don puts three more passionate beginners through their paces as they follow their dreams of learning the ancient craft of stained glass.

Jerusalem On A Plate
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Jerusalem On A Plate

SBS February 21, 2013

Design and technologies

Intercultural Understanding

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Internationally-renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi returns to his home town of Jerusalem to discover the hidden treasures of its extraordinarily rich and diverse food culture. ...

Internationally-renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi returns to his home town of Jerusalem to discover the hidden treasures of its extraordinarily rich and diverse food culture. Yotam meets and cooks with both Arabs and Jews in restaurants and at home who draw on hundreds of years of tradition to create the dishes that define the city, and explores the flavours and recipes that have influenced his palate.

Grand Designs Revisited
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Grand Designs Revisited: Braintree

ABC August 18, 2013

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In 2009, artists Freddie Robins and Ben Coode-Adams left their cramped two bedroom London flat and took on the conversion of a huge grade two-listed timber-framed barn in the ...

In 2009, artists Freddie Robins and Ben Coode-Adams left their cramped two bedroom London flat and took on the conversion of a huge grade two-listed timber-framed barn in the Essex countryside. Seven times the size of an average three bedroom house, turning this 500-year-old building into a home provided Ben and Freddie with their biggest canvas yet, for their greatest work.