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Scotland Clans

Scotland Clans logoThe Highlands and Islands of Scotland have been shaped by centuries of clan history. A past overflowing with countless tales of bloodshed and bravery, rivalry and revenge. Presenter and programme maker Paul Murton makes a personal journey beyond the myths and the tartan to uncover the real story of Scotland’s Highland Clans.

Sea of Souls

Sea of Souls logoSea of Souls follows para-psychologist Monaghan and his two sidekicks from a fictitious Scottish University that investigates paranormal activity.

Sense And Sensibility (1981)

Sense And Sensibility (1981) logoSense and Sensibility is a 1981 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen's novel. The seven-part series was dramatized by Alexander Baron, and directed by Rodney Bennett. Following the plot of the novel, it tells "a story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England. Elinor, disciplined, restrained and very conscious of the manners of the day, represents sense. Outspoken, impetuous, emotional Marianne represents sensibility. Attracted to a man already promised to another, Elinor suffers silently to keep scandal away from her family. Marianne enjoys a flirtation with a handsome scoundrel that could lead to her downfall. Through their experiences with men and their relationship with each other, they learn that neither sense nor sensibi...

Sense And Sensibility (2008)

Sense And Sensibility (2008) logoFrom acclaimed writer Andrew Davies (BBC™s Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth) comes this enchanting new adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel about love and marriage. Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?

Seven Ages of Rock

Seven Ages of Rock logoA definitive landmark series charting the emergence and re-emergence of rock music as a global force, told through the musicians who have shaped this most enduring of genres.

Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets

Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets logoImagine crashing through the acid storms of Venus, taking a space walk in the magnificent rings of Saturn, or collecting samples on the disintegrating surface of an unstable comet. Seen through the eyes of five astronauts on a six-year mission to the new frontiers that make up our solar system, it reveals the spectacle - and the dangers - they face when landing on and exploring the exotic worlds of our neighbouring planets.

Space Race

Space Race logo4 part mini seriesFrom the author of Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, another highly anticipated TV tie-in charting the shocking but true story behind the space race and the ruthless, brilliant scientists who fuelled it.The end of the Cold War finally reveals a generation of secrets and cover-ups, bringing a historical opportunity: the unmasking of the true heroes and villains behind the biggest race of mankind. This is one of the greatest stories in world history, beginning in the bloody throes of the Second World War and spanning through to the moon landings. With the two superpowers pitched against one another during the Cold War, this is the race to create the most powerful rocket and dominate the world, culminating in 1969's 'giant leap for mankind'. The most pioneering and hig...

Speed

Speed logoSpeed was a BBC television series about the history of fast vehicles, including aeroplanes, boats and cars. The show was presented by Jeremy Clarkson and consisted of six episodes. Each focused on a different aspect of speed. The series was first shown in the UK on BBC One in 2001, and was subsequently shown to an international audience on BBC World and in Australia on the HOW TO Channel.

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive logoThis two-part documentary investigates the reality of living with bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression. Comedian, actor, author and film-maker Stephen Fry meets celebrities and members of the public who talk frankly about the impact the condition has on their lives. During the two programmes, Stephen Fry talks in detail about his own experience of having bipolar disorder. He recounts his suicide attempt after walking out of the West End play Cellmates in 1995, and the continuing severe mood swings he has to endure. Stephen interviews other celebrities with bipolar, including Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, Hollywood star Richard Dreyfus and British comedians Tony Slattery and Jo Brand. He also meets ordinary people and their families coping with the condition and talks to them...

Stoppit and Tidyup

Stoppit and Tidyup logoAnimated series narrated by Terry Wogan and screened during the 1980s. They all live in the land of Do As Your Told, with the Sit Downs, and Naughties (which give you Naughty Pox!). Each episode is centered around a certain character, but each one always features Stoppit and Tidyup as the main characters, and lasts less than 5 minutes.
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