Two In The Top End
25:17

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 4, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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John Doyle and Tim Flannery made their first journey together down the Murray Darling rivers in Tim's tinnie, the Bismarck. There were wild adventures along the way and the ...

John Doyle and Tim Flannery made their first journey together down the Murray Darling rivers in Tim's tinnie, the Bismarck. There were wild adventures along the way and the two mates discovered first hand the dire state of Australia's greatest river system. Now, Tim and John set off on a new adventure - driving across the top of the continent in the six-part series Two in the Top End.

Two In The Top End
26:16

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 11, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Racing ahead of the wet season, Tim Flannery and John Doyle travel across the base of the Cape on the second leg of their adventure investigating Australia's northern ...

Racing ahead of the wet season, Tim Flannery and John Doyle travel across the base of the Cape on the second leg of their adventure investigating Australia's northern frontier. The Savannah Way leads them to Croydon and a classic Top End story of boom and bust. During the gold rush Croydon was once the third largest town in Queensland, now it's barely on the map. There are massive mines ahead feeding the booming economies of China and India. Will they too become graveyards of rusted metal and faded glory?

Two In The Top End
26:20

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC May 18, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Australian's best-known scientist and his satirical mate continue their unique adventure investigating Australia's northern frontier. Being a palaeontologist Tim views the ...

Australian's best-known scientist and his satirical mate continue their unique adventure investigating Australia's northern frontier. Being a palaeontologist Tim views the world through very different eyes. While John sees a pile of rocks on the side of the road, Tim finds extraordinary evidence of the beginnings of life on earth, ancient stromatolites dating back 1.4 billion years.

Two In The Top End
25:59

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC May 25, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tim Flannery and John Doyle return to Darwin once the wet season is over...well not quite! It's time to resume their journey across the northern frontier of Australia ...

Tim Flannery and John Doyle return to Darwin once the wet season is over...well not quite! It's time to resume their journey across the northern frontier of Australia investigating the future of the deep north. On Darwin's foreshore Tim finds a tamarind tree, evidence of an earlier people who were drawn to the North. At the Darwin museum is further evidence of the many visitors to Australian shores.

Two In The Top End
25:48

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 1, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The country's best-known scientist and his satirical mate continue their unique adventure investigating Australia's northern frontier. Tim and John finally make their way into ...

The country's best-known scientist and his satirical mate continue their unique adventure investigating Australia's northern frontier. Tim and John finally make their way into the mighty Kimberley on the Gibb River Road. They stay overnight at Emma Gorge where Tim continues his obsessive role as the 'Indiana Jones of stones' finding ancient ripple rock in a creek bed.

Two In The Top End
26:09

Two In The Top End

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC June 1, 2013

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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After two months on the road, John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the last leg of their journey across the Top End. As they push on through the western edge of the Kimberley, ...

After two months on the road, John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the last leg of their journey across the Top End. As they push on through the western edge of the Kimberley, John sees the endless savannah and the occasional outcrop of rocks. Tim sees something very different - a window to the pre-history of the continent in the form of an ancient Devonian reef.

Two Men In China
58:07

Two Men In China: Beijing

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 13, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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They navigated the Murray Darling, traversed the Great Divide, and straddled the Top End. Now, John Doyle and his mate Tim Flannery are off on a new adventure - to discover China!

They navigated the Murray Darling, traversed the Great Divide, and straddled the Top End. Now, John Doyle and his mate Tim Flannery are off on a new adventure - to discover China!

Two Men In China
56:55

Two Men In China: Shanghai

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 20, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a ...

Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a decadent hub of foreign trading and subversive political intrigue. Now it's a glitzy, glamorous city and the poster child for China's rapid urbanisation. It is China's most populous city and home to 24 million people.

Two Men In China
56:48

Two Men In China: Chengdu

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC May 27, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the final leg of their great adventure through China. Chengdu is the proud and ancient capital of Sichuan province in western China. Chengdu ...

John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the final leg of their great adventure through China. Chengdu is the proud and ancient capital of Sichuan province in western China. Chengdu is also the poster child for China's rapid development.

Two On The Great Divide
54:02

Two On The Great Divide

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 22, 2012

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In the tradition of Two Men In A Tinnie and Two In The Top End, John Doyle and Tim Flannery are off on another adventure. In this three-part series, the intrepid pair travel ...

In the tradition of Two Men In A Tinnie and Two In The Top End, John Doyle and Tim Flannery are off on another adventure. In this three-part series, the intrepid pair travel by car, by foot, by boat and by air, exploring the Great Dividing Range from Victoria up through New South Wales and Queensland, finishing in the Torres Strait.

Two On The Great Divide
56:59

Two On The Great Divide

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 29, 2012

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Tim and John bag Mt Kosciuszko, the third of their big peaks, but it is more of an amble than a climb. They 'recover' with a beer and an argument about the comparative merits ...

Tim and John bag Mt Kosciuszko, the third of their big peaks, but it is more of an amble than a climb. They 'recover' with a beer and an argument about the comparative merits of Sydney versus Melbourne. They go underground for a close-up investigation of the Snowy River Scheme and go hunting for the endangered corroboree frog. And when they get embroiled in a debate about brumbies in the high country, emotions run high.

Two On The Great Divide
55:10

Two On The Great Divide

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC May 6, 2012

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The last episode of Two on the Great Divide is as big and diverse as the state of Queensland. Tim and John start the final leg of their epic journey atop the towering Q1 ...

The last episode of Two on the Great Divide is as big and diverse as the state of Queensland. Tim and John start the final leg of their epic journey atop the towering Q1 building on the Gold Coast.

Underground Britain
44:53

Underground Britain: Scotland

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS December 13, 2014

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Rob Bell climbs, crawls, dives and burrows into the amazing world of Underground Britain - in search of our most extraordinary, mysterious and challenging subterranean places, ...

Rob Bell climbs, crawls, dives and burrows into the amazing world of Underground Britain - in search of our most extraordinary, mysterious and challenging subterranean places, from hidden man-made constructions to stunning natural wonders. In the first episode, presenter Rob Bell dives into the mysteries that lie within a long-forgotten cave with a gruesome past, known as the Sculptor's Cave.

Underground Britain
44:54

Underground Britain: London

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS December 20, 2014

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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England's sprawling, teaming, traffic-jamming capital has another mysterious side to it that very few people ever get to see. A world of dark forgotten places hidden beneath ...

England's sprawling, teaming, traffic-jamming capital has another mysterious side to it that very few people ever get to see. A world of dark forgotten places hidden beneath the bustle and noise of the city streets. Rob Bell lifts the lid on the city beneath the surface.

Underground Britain
51:04

Underground Britain: Northern England

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS December 27, 2014

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In this episode, presenter Rob Bell discovers two incredible natural wonders in the Yorkshire Dales: a mile of caves encrusted throughout with waterfalls set in stone and one ...

In this episode, presenter Rob Bell discovers two incredible natural wonders in the Yorkshire Dales: a mile of caves encrusted throughout with waterfalls set in stone and one of Britain's deepest potholes - he explores how new technology is making sense of the enormous cave system which links the two.

Underground Britain
44:56

Underground Britain: Wales

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 3, 2015

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In Rob's exploration of subterranean Wales, he'll abseil down a cliff face, do a long crawl in the depths of the earth, explore the 'slate capital of Wales' and discover ...

In Rob's exploration of subterranean Wales, he'll abseil down a cliff face, do a long crawl in the depths of the earth, explore the 'slate capital of Wales' and discover dungeons, chambers and passageways beneath two mighty castles.

Underground Britain
45:16

Underground Britain: Southern England

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS January 17, 2015

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Tonight Rob burrows, crawls and climbs through Underground Southern Britain. In Torquay, South Devon Rob follows the trail of some of Britain's very first humans into the ...

Tonight Rob burrows, crawls and climbs through Underground Southern Britain. In Torquay, South Devon Rob follows the trail of some of Britain's very first humans into the mystical underground world of Kent's Cavern. There he uncovers findings excavated from deep within the limestone caves that sent shockwaves through Victorian Britain and changed the world's view of the history of man.

Underwater Dream Machine
52:00

Underwater Dream Machine

SBS2 September 6, 2010

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Throughout his life, American Peter Robbins has cultivated a passion for submarines. As an engineer, he is fascinated by the precision of Germany's U-boat technology. As an ...

Throughout his life, American Peter Robbins has cultivated a passion for submarines. As an engineer, he is fascinated by the precision of Germany's U-boat technology. As an entrepreneur, he is intrigued by the prospect of underwater tourism. Underwater Dream Machine follows Peter Robbins as he embarks on a ten-year odyssey to create his own million-dollar underwater vessel from scratch and explore the sunken wrecks of German U-boats.