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This ten-part series tells the comprehensive story of the First World War, featuring excerpts written by Winston Churchill, Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), Georges Clemenceu, David Lloyd George, Siegfried Sassoon and Rudolf Hess.
This series sets out to recount these ancient stories using animations created especially for the occasion, and illustrations chosen from the entire history of art. This dynamic blend, a bridge between modernity and history, ancient narrative and contemporary dramatic art, is a new way to discover or re-discover this part of our universal heritage.
For the first time, Britain's most popular historic attraction, Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, The Tower of London has allowed access to television cameras creating a documentary series that goes to the heart of The Tower's history and inhabitants. Within The Tower's walls almost a thousand years of the nation's history has been played out.
Nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, this popular reality show is hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who roasts a batch of aspiring restaurateurs as they compete against one another for an opportunity to run one of his eateries. Split into two teams over the course of a season, the chefs must defeat their competitors, make exquisite dishes and face Chef Ramsay's brutal criticism.
Tony Robinson and the Time Team are back for their 11th series of archaeology digs. Archaeology isn't just about digging up the mysterious remains of the long dead. It can reveal how we used to live in amazing detail. In this season, the team faces many mysteries, including unidentifiable buildings, stone structures hidden underwater, and an Roman Fort that no one can seem to find.
Discover a magnificent guide to a magnificent region. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, these 36 lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain. Whether you’re planning a week-long vacation; a month-long grand tour; or just want to experience England, Scotland, and Wales from afar, this visually immersive course brings Great Britain into your living room.
A war correspondent for the AP news agency and a journalist for Paris Match will be our guides. Take an extended trip through six countries and cultures. Journey through time, encountering specialists, historians, or just everyday people with a passion who will help you grasp the past and present identities of those countries. From Bursa in Turkey to Xi'an in China.
This six-hour PBS series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed - forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
The #1 food writer and television presenter in the world, Anthony Bourdain reinvented the food travel genre. In his groundbreaking first series, Bourdain travels around the world indulging his taste for local cuisine and eccentric characters.
The greatest conflict the world has known to date lasted from 1 September 1939 to 2 September 1945 when Japan signed the surrender. Six years, 2,190 days, in which the world lived through a terrible war which completely changed the system of alliances of the different countries and the way of life of millions of their inhabitants.
Discover the accomplishments of John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and other titans of industry in this engrossing documentary series with a difference. Commentary from present-day business superstars offer insightful modern perspectives on each man's life and times, all revealed through a seamless blend of movie-quality reenactments and fascinating archival material.
Season 4 of Top Gear promises some spectacular and outrageous stunts. Highlights include a race (a 200mph TGV train versus an Aston Martin) to the south of France, playing darts with cars, using the jet wash of a Boeing 747-400 to blast away a Citroen 2CV, pitting a satnav against a homing pigeon, and an attempt to parachute into a moving car.
Based on the hit British reality show, celebrity chef and Michelin Star winner Gordon Ramsay ("Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef") travels across America attempting to turn failing restaurants into the most popular, sought-after venues in town.
Gordon Ramsay has been cooking in professional kitchens for over 25 years. He's been taught by some of the best chefs in the world, and in turn has taught some of the best himself. Now he's giving viewers a simple guide to how it's all done. Each episode concentrates on a different theme essential for the modern cook and is packed with useful tricks and tips to save time and money.