Idris Elba: King of Speed
44:45

Idris Elba: King of Speed

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 10, 2014

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Idris Elba (Luther) takes pole position as he lines up to take the drive of his life in a revelatory, adrenaline-fuelled documentary. Charting the colourful origins and secret ...

Idris Elba (Luther) takes pole position as he lines up to take the drive of his life in a revelatory, adrenaline-fuelled documentary. Charting the colourful origins and secret history of the car racing scene, he travels far and wide in search of the real story. It's an international driving tour that will take him from his door step in London to the racetracks of America via the Scottish Highlands and the Arctic plains of Finland, where dark nights and snow have created a legion of young racers.

America Revealed
53:10

America Revealed: Electric Nation

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 16, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The American modern electric power grid has been labelled the biggest and most complex machine in the world - delivering electricity over 300,000 kilometres of high-tension ...

The American modern electric power grid has been labelled the biggest and most complex machine in the world - delivering electricity over 300,000 kilometres of high-tension transmission lines. Travel around the country with host Yul Kwon to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on, every day of the year.

America Revealed
53:09

America Revealed: Food Machine

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 9, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Using aerial footage, high-definition video and real-time satellite data, America Revealed traces the movements and communications that miraculously come together to ...

Using aerial footage, high-definition video and real-time satellite data, America Revealed traces the movements and communications that miraculously come together to manufacture goods, transport people and materials, grow tons of food and power America's increasingly tech-savvy population.

Urban Secrets
43:46

Urban Secrets: London

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS May 18, 2013

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Alan Cumming discovers more little-known facts on a journey between Smithfields and Spitalfields, two of London's most famous markets. Alan begins with a fry-up breakfast ...

Alan Cumming discovers more little-known facts on a journey between Smithfields and Spitalfields, two of London's most famous markets. Alan begins with a fry-up breakfast before visiting the remains of a Roman amphitheatre and investigating a mysterious secret in a Liverpool Street hotel, as well as meeting former EastEnders star Larry Lamb.

Wildest Islands
52:00

Wildest Islands: Sri Lanka: Monsoon Island

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS September 28, 2013

Earth and environment

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This week we discover how all life on Sri Lanka centres on one precious resource: water. Unusually, two different monsoons visit the island each year, drenching the windswept ...

This week we discover how all life on Sri Lanka centres on one precious resource: water. Unusually, two different monsoons visit the island each year, drenching the windswept coastal plains with weeks of torrential rain. For the rest of the year, the animals of the plains must endure months of drought.

Storm City
44:10

Storm City: Snow and Ice

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 7, 2013

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This new series takes weather storms to a spectacular new level. Using state of the art technology and science, we witness the blow-by-blow damage of orchestrated natural ...

This new series takes weather storms to a spectacular new level. Using state of the art technology and science, we witness the blow-by-blow damage of orchestrated natural disasters. This first episode looks at how avalanches can engulf entire towns and cripple major cities.

Trawlermen
28:53

Trawlermen

Season 3 Episode 6 SBS December 4, 2009

Business and economics

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean ...

In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean across the North Sea and forced to take shelter in Bergen, Norway. And their trip from hell is about to get a whole lot worse with a catastrophic engine failure for one of them and a dramatic mercy dash by the other.

Oz And James' Big Wine Adventure
27:00

Oz And James' Big Wine Adventure

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS December 24, 2009

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Wine expert Oz Clarke has brought travelling companion James May to the Rhone Valley. Here James will receive the next stage of his wine education; learning about the ...

Wine expert Oz Clarke has brought travelling companion James May to the Rhone Valley. Here James will receive the next stage of his wine education; learning about the different grape varieties used in winemaking.

Top Dogs: Adventures In War
56:30

Top Dogs: Adventures In War: Adventures In War, Sea And Ice - Afghanistan

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS December 11, 2009

Personal and Social Capability

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? This series enters the worlds of three iconic adventurers: solo yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston, polar explorer Ranulph Fiennes, ...

Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? This series enters the worlds of three iconic adventurers: solo yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston, polar explorer Ranulph Fiennes, and BBC's newsman John Simpson. In this series each renowned and colourful character takes the other two into their world. Travelling as a team, they'll undertake three challenging expeditions into the hostile environments where each of them won fame and glory.

A Fork In The Road
25:56

A Fork In The Road: New York

SBS November 22, 2009

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Pria finds himself speeding through the streets of New York with hack poet-cum-cabdriver, T. Butler Gerber.

Pria finds himself speeding through the streets of New York with hack poet-cum-cabdriver, T. Butler Gerber.

Ideas For Good
21:29

Ideas For Good

Seven December 5, 2010

ICT capability

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Join Christine Anu, James Tobin, Clint Bizzell and Samantha Harris as they get behind the One Laptop Per Child initiative in Australia, which helps to provide remote Aussie ...

Join Christine Anu, James Tobin, Clint Bizzell and Samantha Harris as they get behind the One Laptop Per Child initiative in Australia, which helps to provide remote Aussie kids with new opportunities through technology.

David Attenborough's Wild City
45:57

David Attenborough's Wild City

Episode 3 SBS December 2, 2016

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Far from the city and past the port, sandy beaches, coral reefs and murky mangroves are home to an array of fascinating creatures. Take a journey across the waters to discover ...

Far from the city and past the port, sandy beaches, coral reefs and murky mangroves are home to an array of fascinating creatures. Take a journey across the waters to discover the surprising world of Singapore's wild islands.

The Explorers
29:50

The Explorers: Across the Great Divide

Episode 2 ABC November 6, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land ...

Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land and many western flowing rivers

The Explorers
29:30

The Explorers: The Secret of the Rivers

Episode 4 ABC November 8, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the ...

The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the mouth of the Murray River and back again.

The Explorers
29:33

The Explorers: The Desert Explorers

Episode 10 ABC November 18, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, ...

Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, established frontier camps from which the explorers reached the west coast.

The Explorers
29:49

The Explorers: Australia Felix

Episode 5 ABC November 11, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered ...

Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered Australia Felix or western Victoria.

On Country Kitchen
26:22

On Country Kitchen: Kim Chi, Maple Smoked Bacon and Honey

Season 1 Episode 5 NITV June 21, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Derek starts out with a fun way to harvest cabbages. He then helps prepare smoked meats, and helps a beekeeper put a queen bee into a new hive.

Derek starts out with a fun way to harvest cabbages. He then helps prepare smoked meats, and helps a beekeeper put a queen bee into a new hive.

Classical Destinations
24:57

Classical Destinations: Paris: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel

Season 2 Episode 4 Arts July 3, 2017

Music

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Presenter Simon Callow journeys to Paris, where Debussy studied and performed, and also to Montfort-l'Amaury, just west of Paris, the home town of Maurice Ravel.

Presenter Simon Callow journeys to Paris, where Debussy studied and performed, and also to Montfort-l'Amaury, just west of Paris, the home town of Maurice Ravel.