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The Victoria Cross: For Valour

The Victoria Cross: For Valour logoJeremey Clarkson examines the history of the Victoria Cross, and follows the story of one of the 1,354 men who were awarded it - Major Robert Henry Cain.

The Virgin Queen

The Virgin Queen logoAnne-Marie Duff plays Elizabeth, from the young princess to the successful Queen, who turns England into a major world power.

The Way of the Warrior

The Way of the Warrior logoEight-part series on the spread of martial arts throughout the world. (GB. TX BBC 11/5 - 29/6/1983)

Three Men In Another Boat

Three Men In Another Boat logoGriff Rhys Jones, Dara O'Briain and Rory McGrath reunite for a follow-up journey, this time on board Griff's classic yacht. The trio endeavor to sail from Tower Bridge to the Isle of Wight, followed by participation in a yacht race, with Griff teaching Dara and Rory how to sail.
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Three Men in More Than One Boat

Three Men in More Than One Boat logoAfter their two previous nautical outings Griff Rhys-Jones, Dara O Briain and Rory McGrath return for a third one. Having previously recreated the famous journey of Victorian author Jerome K Jerome, and come perilously close to trading blows over Griff's prized yacht The Undina, 2009 sees the trio let loose on a variety of vessels in Rory's home county of Cornwall.

Time Machine (2004)

Time Machine (2004) logoImagine if you could speed throughtime and see life as you've never seen it before. Well, imagine no longer

Top Gear Xtra

Top Gear Xtra logoTop Gear (in its original 30-minute format) was a car-based BBC television series produced by BBC Birmingham, broadcast from 1977 to 2001. It consisted of 30-minute magazine format programmes presented by a number of people, including Angela Rippon, Noel Edmonds, William Woollard, and latterly Jeremy Clarkson. In 2002, the show was relaunched in a new one-hour studio-based format.

Voyage to The Planets and Beyond

Voyage to The Planets and Beyond logoJoin an international team of astronauts for a fictitious journey to the outer reaches of the solar system. Comprised of five astronauts from the world's leading, space-faring nations, the crew embarks on a six-year journey to Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Pluto and the deadliest body in the solar system: the Sun. Using modern-day science, the crew demonstrates just how such a voyage might be possible and how future astronauts might survive the rigors of long-range spaceflight.

Wainwright Walks

Wainwright Walks logoUsing Wainwright's Pictorial Guides of the Lakeland Fells, presenter Julia Bradbury explores the mountain walks of the Lake District.

War of the Century

War of the Century logoOne of the most emotionally powerful of all World War II documentaries. It begins with the story of Operation Barbarossa, and Germany's subsequent war against the Soviet Union. Altering the course of World War II, it shaped the borders and attitudes of Europe for the second half of the 20th Century. It was a catastrophic mistake. Napoleon had tried it and failed. Yet in 1941, Hitler broke the golden rule of warfare, never to fight on opposite fronts, and marched into the Soviet Union. The annihilation of the Soviets would have meant the death of Communism and the Slavs. It would have meant living space for the voracious Third Reich. But Hitler overlooked two things: the withering Soviet winters and the brutality of Stalin's rearguard action. It was the largest and bloodiest military operat...
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