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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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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), 50 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), 50 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. 1989; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989 and Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 58 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. 1989; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989 and Mark Hedgecoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 58 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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Australia, 2, Australia Will Be There
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produced by Richard Taylor, in Australia, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1987), 55 mins
Five distinguished Australians present colourful and entertaining views on different aspects of their country. Thomas Keneally (author of Schindler's Ark) covers the early days; historian Patsy Adam-Smith looks at the birth of nationhood during and after the world wars; leading arts figure Philip Adams examines th...
produced by Richard Taylor, in Australia, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1987), 55 mins
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Australia, 5, Journey to the Interior
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produced by Tony Salmon, in Australia, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1987), 53 mins
Five distinguished Australians present colourful and entertaining views on different aspects of their country. Thomas Keneally (author of Schindler's Ark) covers the early days; historian Patsy Adam-Smith looks at the birth of nationhood during and after the world wars; leading arts figure Philip Adams examines th...
produced by Tony Salmon, in Australia, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1987), 53 mins
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Beijing: Biography of an Imperial Capital, 1, Centre of the Cosmos
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directed by Steven Seidenberg, in Beijing: Biography of an Imperial Capital, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 50 mins
Beijing was an unlikely capital. Situated at the periphery of ancient China, it could have remained an insignificant border town, but for the vision of a few extraordinary men. They saw its strategic value and built on its plains a grand capital. Designed to replicate the Chinese vision of the cosmos, Imperial Bei...
directed by Steven Seidenberg, in Beijing: Biography of an Imperial Capital, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 50 mins
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The Birth Of Empire: The East India Company, Episode 2
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directed by Sarah Jobling, fl. 1998-2016; presented by Dan Snow, 1978-; produced by Sarah Jobling, fl. 1998-2016, 360 Production and British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Birth Of Empire: The East India Company (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
Over the past 10 years, India and China have been among the fastest growing economies in the world. But at one time England controlled India, helping to create its major cities, and was heavily invested in China, It was England's economy and trade that dwarfed others. And it was all in the hands of the first and g...
directed by Sarah Jobling, fl. 1998-2016; presented by Dan Snow, 1978-; produced by Sarah Jobling, fl. 1998-2016, 360 Production and British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Birth Of Empire: The East India Company (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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