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Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6, Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
We examine the armor of Henry VIII to discover how he got so fat and crazy, then enter New York high-society to reveal how a nude sculpture led to a brutal murder. Inside a vast Egyptian temple, enclosed within the museum's walls, we search a secret chamber to discover why the temple's statues celebrate the foreig...
directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
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Queen's Palaces, Episode 2, Windsor Castle
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Fiona Bruce, 1964-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. Presented by Fiona Bruce, The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and r...
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Fiona Bruce, 1964-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Queen's Palaces, Episode 3, Palace of Holyroodhouse
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directed by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007; produced by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. Presented by Fiona Bruce, The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and r...
directed by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007; produced by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1, Dark Beginnings
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images.
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3, Medieval Death
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. He explains why scenes of suffering on the cross became so prominent and why the instruments used in the persecution of Jesus were depicted in the de...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4, Reformation: Chaos and Creation
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fueled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Richard 'reads' a ruined church and explains how it was not Henry VIII but his boy-king successor, Edward VI, who was responsible for the greatest changes in the Refor...
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Art of Russia, Episode 1, Out of the Forest
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directed by Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Russia, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 57 mins
Art historian Andrew Graham Dixon unlocks the mystery, variety and history of Russia's unique art in this compelling series. He begins with a celebration of the great age of the icon, when Russia was at its most intense and inward looking. Andrew then discovers Peter the Great's artistic revolution; relives the gl...
directed by Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Russia, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 57 mins
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Wonders Made by Man, Wonders Made By Man, Part 2
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produced by KM Records, in Wonders Made by Man (New York, NY: Big Media, 2009), 23 mins
The world abounds with beautiful structures created by mankind – cities, skyscrapers, edifices, memorials, places of worship, pieces of art and craft and even jewellery. This travel and adventure series showcases some of the world’s most spectacular man-made ‘wonders’ over 40 incredible 3-minute episodes....
produced by KM Records, in Wonders Made by Man (New York, NY: Big Media, 2009), 23 mins
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