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Lady Chatterley's Lover
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Holliday Grainger, Richard Madden and James Norton star in Jed Mercurio's adaptation of DH Lawrence's legendary tale of love across class boundaries. When Sir Clifford Chatterley returns to Wragby Hall in 1918 a broken man, his beautiful and spirited young…
Social Climbers
Part of the Series: The Life of Mammals
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The most brilliantly coloured of all mammals are our relatives the monkeys.The scarlet face of a Uakari and bright blue bottom of a Mandrill, are matchless. But colour-vision first gave this group another advantage up in the trees - finding…
Are Animals Conscious?
Part of the Series: Animal Minds
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In 'Are Animals Conscious?', Lynn Combe is convinced that Kate Moss (her pet lizard) is conscious. Lady Miriam Rothschild agrees: "I've had dogs since I was four years old. If you live with a dog and really love the dog…
Jane Eyre Episode 1
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After a wretched childhood, orphaned Jane Eyre yearns for new experiences. She accepts a governess position at Thornfield Hall, where she tutors a lively French girl named Adele. She soon finds herself falling in love with the brooding master of…
An Inspector Calls
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Emotionally powerful and sharply relevant, this is a stylish new adaptation of JB Priestley's timeless masterpiece. An Inspector Calls is both an enthralling mystery and a scathing critique of a hypocritical, class-obsessed society. Set in 1912, it vividly evokes a…
Deepwater Disaster - The Untold Story
Part of the Series: Horizon
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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is one of the world's biggest environmental disasters. Horizon reveals the untold story of the 87-day battle to kill the oil blowout a mile beneath the waves. The Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster sent millions…
Jane Eyre Episode 2
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Jane returns from her aunt's deathbed to find Rochester paying court to the beautiful Blanche Ingram, however she soon discovers that it is Jane herself that he really loves. But as they are about to wed, a mysterious overseas visitor…
Twice Five Plus the Wings of a Bird
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Many children seem to be programmed for mathematics from birth, possessors of an innate mathematical ability. Research by psychologists and educationalists in Britain and America is revealing how people acquire an understanding of numbers from a very early age. Unfortunately,…
Food for Thought
Part of the Series: The Life of Mammals
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Human beings appear to be unique amongst mammals - we live in huge cities, we walk on two legs and we have language. But how far have we really come from our mammal heritage? Are we really as different as…
Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail
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Louis Theroux spends some time locked up with the inmates of one of the largest jails in the world - Miami's mega jail. Holding 6,000 prisoners and processing more than 100,000 people a year, Miami's mega jail is a transitory…
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What is an American? - Immigration in American History
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What is an American? is part of a series of history teaching resources, American Future - A History by Simon Schama . In What is an American? , Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history.…
The Great Japanese Retirement
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In a world where people panic about the rising global population, Japan is facing a very different future which could see their population shrink by a third in just 40 years. One reason is that the Japanese are not having…
I'll Be Your Mirror
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A portrait of photographer Nan Goldin and her work.
Prostitution - What's the Harm?
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Prostitution in Britain is thriving, revolutionised by the internet and serviced by an estimated 100,000 sex workers. Billie JD Porter goes in search of the human face of the prostitution business, talking to the young men who routinely pay for…
KKK - The Fight for White Supremacy
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America's most infamous supremacist group - the Ku Klux Klan - says they are in the midst of a revival, with a surge in membership and cross burnings across the Deep South. Film-maker Dan Murdoch meets the leaders of the…
The Mondragon Experiment
Part of the Series: Horizon
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Mondragon, in the Basque region of Spain, is a flourishing industrial town with over 80 factories ranging from iron foundries and shipyards to printing works and sawmills. They are the most efficient in Spain - and they are all co-operatively…
Sense and Sensibility Episode 1
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A moving and powerful three-part adaptation of Sense and Sensibility,Jane Austen's romantic story of love, betrayal and passion versus strict social convention. When Marianne Dashwood falls for the dashing but wayward Willoughby, her sister Elinor warns her that her impulsive…
Eunuchs - India's Third Gender
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This extraordinary film explores the twilight world of India's eunuchs who both exploit and bewail their ill-defined status within society. The eunuchs introduce a special world, where for them divinity and daily life alternate in the flash of an exquisitely…
The World's Most Wanted - Secrets of Mexico's Drug War
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin ' el Chapo ' Guzman is almost certainly the wealthiest and most powerful criminal in history. Attempts by the Mexican government to curtail the power of his Sinaloa Cartel and its rivals have led to a…
Wellspring of Holiness
Part of the Series: Jerusalem
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Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem. Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. For the Jewish faith, it is the site…