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37 Days, One Long Weekend
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in 37 Days (BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 2 mins
An all-star international cast, led by Star Wars’ Ian McDiarmid and Spooks’ Tim Piggott-Smith, head up this three-part political thriller, following the catastrophic chain of events which led from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, to the declaration of war between Britain and Germa...
in 37 Days (BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 2 mins
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1945: The Savage Peace
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directed by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015; produced by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015, Blakeway (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
A powerful documentary revealing the appalling violence meted out to the defeated in 1945. Using rare and unseen archive film, 1945: The Savage Peace tells a harrowing story of vengeance against German civilians, which mirrored some of the worst cruelty of the Nazi occupiers during the years of war. It includes th...
directed by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015; produced by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015, Blakeway (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
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Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar
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(BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 3 mins
When the British Army arrived in Helmand in Afghanistan, they were confident that they could keep the peace, defeat the Taliban and rebuild the impoverished province. But misplaced hope and confused aims quickly led to the very real threat of a catastrophic defeat. After 14 years of brutal, bloody and bruising con...
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Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2, Freedom
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directed by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 54 mins
The history of black people in Britain is frequently reduced to the story of recent black settlement. But that is not where this extraordinary cross-continental relationship begins. Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History re-tells the story of black people in the UK and – to do so – travels to the United State...
directed by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 54 mins
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 3, Revolution
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directed by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1977; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1977 and Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
Dramatised documentary series telling the story of ancient Rome. How Tiberius Gracchus unleashed the power of the mob upon the streets, with devastating consequences.
directed by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1977; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1977 and Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 4, Rebellion
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directed by Andrew Grieve, 1939-; produced by Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 4 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 mins
Documentary series telling the story of ancient Rome. How the Jewish Revolt, which swept through Judea in AD 66, was stopped by General Vespasian and his son Titus.
directed by Andrew Grieve, 1939-; produced by Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 4 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 mins
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Ancient Worlds, 1, Come Together
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produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
In the first episode of this epic series archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the origins of one of the most profound innovations in our human story: civilisation. Starting in Uruk, the 'mother of all cities' in southern Iraq, he travels to Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece tracing the development of...
produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
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Ancient Worlds, 5, Republic of Virtue
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produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 53 mins
How did an insignificant cluster of Latin hill villages on the edge of the civilised world become the greatest empire the world has known? Richard Miles examines the phenomenon of the Roman Republic, from its fratricidal mythical beginnings, with the legend of Romulus and Remus, to the all too real violence of its...
produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 53 mins
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution, Orders and Initiatives
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in Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 4 mins
It is the site of the largest mass murder in the history of the world - Auschwitz. Yet few know the true and surprising history of this most infamous place, nor how it fitted into the Nazis' overall plan for the mass extermination of the Jews - what they called the 'Final Solution'. For Auschwitz, via its destruct...
in Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 4 mins
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution, Surprising Beginnings
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in Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (BBC Worldwide), 59 mins
It is the site of the largest mass murder in the history of the world - Auschwitz. Yet few know the true and surprising history of this most infamous place, nor how it fitted into the Nazis' overall plan for the mass extermination of the Jews - what they called the 'Final Solution'. For Auschwitz, via its destruct...
in Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (BBC Worldwide), 59 mins
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