Hell Of The North
55:00

Hell Of The North

SBS2 April 6, 2011

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In 2007, Stuart O'Grady became the first Australian cyclist to win the Paris-Roubaix, one of the toughest single-day cycling events in the world. This landmark sporting ...

In 2007, Stuart O'Grady became the first Australian cyclist to win the Paris-Roubaix, one of the toughest single-day cycling events in the world. This landmark sporting documentary tells the story of his legendary victory and explores the highs and lows of an event so treacherous, it is known as the hell of the north.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:59

Who Do You Think You Are?: Adil Ray

Season 14 Episode 4 SBS February 23, 2019

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Citizen Khan star Adil Ray explored rumours of a link to African royalty.

Citizen Khan star Adil Ray explored rumours of a link to African royalty.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:59

Who Do You Think You Are?: Martin Freeman

SBS August 15, 2010

History

Media arts

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Martin Freeman's father died when he was just 10 years old. His parents had divorced some years before and Martin knows virtually nothing about the paternal side of his family ...

Martin Freeman's father died when he was just 10 years old. His parents had divorced some years before and Martin knows virtually nothing about the paternal side of his family history. Now he wants to fill in the blanks. Starting with his grandfather, Leonard Freeman, Martin wants to find out if there is any truth in the family story that he was shot while making a cup of tea at Dunkirk.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:59

Who Do You Think You Are?: Clare Balding

Season 14 Episode 3 SBS February 16, 2019

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sports broadcaster Clare Balding uncovers an extraordinary American dynasty.

Sports broadcaster Clare Balding uncovers an extraordinary American dynasty.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:59

Who Do You Think You Are?: Emma Willis

Season 14 Episode 5 SBS March 2, 2019

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Presenter Emma Willis' family history leads her down two very different paths in Ireland.

Presenter Emma Willis' family history leads her down two very different paths in Ireland.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:59

Who Do You Think You Are?: Craig Revel Horwood

Season 14 Episode 2 SBS February 9, 2019

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood heads to Australia to learn more about his family.

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood heads to Australia to learn more about his family.

JUNK: Flying Fruit Fly Circus
54:59

JUNK: Flying Fruit Fly Circus

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me August 31, 2017

Dance

Drama

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

5-6
7-8
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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The highly acclaimed Flying Fruit Circus perform a brand new show set amongst a 1940s rural junkyard. Transforming trash into treasure, come on a journey back to a time when ...

The highly acclaimed Flying Fruit Circus perform a brand new show set amongst a 1940s rural junkyard. Transforming trash into treasure, come on a journey back to a time when he neighbourhood street was a playground for make believe. Performed by an extraordinary cast of young artists aged 10 to 18.

Up For Debate
54:58

Up For Debate

SBS2 March 1, 2012

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In September 2008, five teenagers - a Qatari, an Iraqi, a Syrian-Armenian, a Pakistani and an Iranian - journey from the Middle East to Washington DC to join teens from around ...

In September 2008, five teenagers - a Qatari, an Iraqi, a Syrian-Armenian, a Pakistani and an Iranian - journey from the Middle East to Washington DC to join teens from around the world in the intensely competitive World School Debating Championship. The program follows the five novices to see if they can overcome their inexperience and hold their own against the sarcastic English, the meticulous Singaporeans and the ferocious Australians, all with years of practice at reducing lesser teams to tears.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:57

Who Do You Think You Are?: Todd McKenney

Season 9 Episode 6 SBS May 22, 2018

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Perth born entertainer and performer Todd McKenney is keen to know where the McKenney name comes from, and is on a quest to uncover traits passed down to him by his father's ...

Perth born entertainer and performer Todd McKenney is keen to know where the McKenney name comes from, and is on a quest to uncover traits passed down to him by his father's forebears. On his maternal side, there is no doubt that Todd gets his dancing talent from his mother, Peta, and his maternal grandmother. However, Todd is keen to discover an ancestor with a colourful past. Will Todd find what he's looking for?

Outback House
54:55

Outback House

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC February 10, 2010

History

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It's shearing time, the busiest week of the year for Oxley Downs. Station life, working from dawn to dusk seven days a week is hard enough, but now, with only six days to ...

It's shearing time, the busiest week of the year for Oxley Downs. Station life, working from dawn to dusk seven days a week is hard enough, but now, with only six days to shear over 1300 sheep by hand, it's all hands on deck to meet the deadline.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:52

Who Do You Think You Are?: Natalie Imbruglia

Season 9 Episode 3 SBS May 1, 2018

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Natalie Imbruglia has always taken pride in her father's Italian ancestry, but she knows very little regarding her mother's Australian heritage. Although family folklore ...

Natalie Imbruglia has always taken pride in her father's Italian ancestry, but she knows very little regarding her mother's Australian heritage. Although family folklore points to strong-willed and independent women on this side of the family, Natalie wants to know more about these women and their stories. This journey will allow Natalie to finally connect with her Australian ancestry, dating all the way back to the beginnings of the colony.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:50

Who Do You Think You Are?: Jeremy Paxman

SBS May 13, 2016

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Famous for his sardonic and irreverent interviewing style, Jeremy Paxman is unexcited by the prospect of exploring his family history. But as he finds out that his ancestors ...

Famous for his sardonic and irreverent interviewing style, Jeremy Paxman is unexcited by the prospect of exploring his family history. But as he finds out that his ancestors on both sides once lived in poverty, he becomes emotionally involved in the research. He finds that his great-grandmother died of TB and exhaustion, discovers his family originates from Suffolk, and that the first Paxman was a politician who changed his name for votes. (S.2 Ep.7) (PG)

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:50

Who Do You Think You Are?: William Roache

SBS February 6, 2016

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Actor William Roache has always known that his grandmother, Zillah Waddicor, ran a cafe in Alton Towers in the 1920s and 1930s, long before it became a theme park. But as ...

Actor William Roache has always known that his grandmother, Zillah Waddicor, ran a cafe in Alton Towers in the 1920s and 1930s, long before it became a theme park. But as William sets out to discover more about Zillah, he is astonished to find out that the cafe was a far more ambitious enterprise and that.

Darwin's Brave New World: Origins - Ep 1 of 3
54:48

Darwin's Brave New World: Origins - Ep 1 of 3

ABC August 28, 2014

Science

History

Religious studies

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Darwin's Brave New World is the story of how four young voyagers to the southern hemisphere, Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Russel Wallace ...

Darwin's Brave New World is the story of how four young voyagers to the southern hemisphere, Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Russel Wallace revolutionised science and gave birth to an extraordinary theory about the evolution of life on earth.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:45

Who Do You Think You Are?: Alexander Armstrong

SBS June 19, 2011

History

Media arts

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Comedian Alexander Armstrong always knew his family background was likely to be privileged, but he's keen to find out exactly how posh he is. Appropriately enough Alexander's ...

Comedian Alexander Armstrong always knew his family background was likely to be privileged, but he's keen to find out exactly how posh he is. Appropriately enough Alexander's journey begins with Burke's Irish Landed Gentry, a register of Britain's landed families. He quickly finds his own name listed under his mother's family name, McCausland, and decides to follow this line to find out more.

Untold Australia
54:45

Untold Australia: The Secret Life of Death

SBS August 21, 2019

Personal and social capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Secret Life of Death reveals a sneak peek inside one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in Australia - Walter Carter Funerals, which has been based in Bondi Junction ...

The Secret Life of Death reveals a sneak peek inside one of the oldest family-run funeral homes in Australia - Walter Carter Funerals, which has been based in Bondi Junction since the 1870s. Told through the eyes of two of its youngest and most recent female recruits - Jasmine Cameron, a funeral director, and Amber Coote, the mortuary manager - this observational documentary lifts the lid on one of the last great taboos: death.

Get Off Your Knees
54:41

Get Off Your Knees

ABC2 March 21, 2012

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson has no hands. His arms stop at his elbows. His lower legs are attached to his hips without knees. He is 3'9'' tall. As a child, John's ...

Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson has no hands. His arms stop at his elbows. His lower legs are attached to his hips without knees. He is 3'9'' tall. As a child, John's parents had many worries: Would he be able to go to school? Could he hold a pencil? Could he ever support himself? Through his remarkable tenacity, talent and faith, John has succeeded in business and in building a family in a way that few may have expected from the outset. In Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story, we get to know a man who has made his way in a world not designed for those without the dexterity of typical arms and legs.

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:40

Who Do You Think You Are?: Rupert Penry-Jones

SBS June 26, 2011

History

Media arts

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Actor Rupert Penry-Jones has made his name playing dashing, quintessentially English heroes. But his family background is very different. His mother, actress Angela Thorne, ...

Actor Rupert Penry-Jones has made his name playing dashing, quintessentially English heroes. But his family background is very different. His mother, actress Angela Thorne, was born in Karachi, when it was part of British India.