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14 - 18 - The Noise And The Fury DVD

French documentary about the First World War. Told almost entirely through colourised and restored archive footage, the film is based around the first-hand testimonies of frontline soldiers and also includes commentary from expert historians...

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A History Of Ancient Britain - Celtic Britain DVD

In the second part of his fascinating series, TV historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver (Coast and A History of Scotland) tells the story of Britain, before and during the Roman occupation. The series traces the development of Britain from 1000 BC to 400 AD. It shows how a thriving Iron Age Britain became part of the Roman Empire, heralding an era of luxury for some and harsh subjugation for many; it reveals how Celtic communities surv..

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A History Of Ancient Britain DVD

In this fascinating series, TV historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver (Coast, A History of Scotland) travels the British Isles to tell the story of the very beginnings of our land and its people. The series traces the development of Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC, through the glories of the Stone Age to the magnificence of international Bronze Age society - following the growth of farming and trade; the establishment ..

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A Jubilee Tribute To The Queen By The Prince Of Wales DVD

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presents this unique glimpse behind the public face of the The Queen, using previously-unseen photographs and cine films from Her Majesty's private collection. Revisiting private family occasions as well as public events during her reign, the film provides a fascinating and intimate portrait of Britain's longest reigning monarch...

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Ancient Rome - The Rise And Fall Of An Empire DVD

Big budget, six episode BBC drama about the Roman Empire starring popular British actors. Focusing on the known history of the 500 year Roman Empire rather than fictionalising it, this drama-documentary dissects the most written about of historic periods. 500 years are covered in six episodes by focusing on key turning points for the empire...

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Ancient Worlds DVD

All six episodes of the BBC ancient history documentary series presented by archaeologist and historian Richard Miles. The series looks at the origins of human civilisation, culture and society, from the first cities of Mesopotamia to the Christianisation of the Roman Empire...

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Andrew Marrs - History Of The World DVD

The BBC's political commentator, Andrew Marr journeys across the globe to present this eight-part series tracing humanity's history over 70,000 years. Alongside re-enactments and state-of-the-art CGI, the series charts the major events in the story of mankind's development, from its earliest beginnings in Africa through to the position of dominance it holds today. The episodes are: 'Survival', 'Age of Empire', 'The Word and the Sword', ..

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Auschwitz - The Nazis & The Final Solution DVD

60 years after liberation, the astonishing story of the most horrific single place on the planet is finally unveiled.... AUSCHWITZ THE NAZIS & THE FINAL SOLUTION This is the definitive screen history of the evolution of Auschwitz, how it fitted into the Nazis' plan for the conquest of the East and how scarcely a country in Europe was untouched by its existence. Recognising the horror is not enough. this series reveals how and why the Na..

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Britains Bloodiest Dynasty DVD

All the episodes from the Channel 5 series presented by historian Dan Jones. Bringing to life the story of the family who rose to power in England in the Middle Ages, Dan Jones uses reconstructions to show how Henry II, the first King of the dynasty, transformed England from a country known for violence and recklessness into one of the greatest empires in Europe...

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Chasing Mummies - 3 Disc Collection DVD

When it comes to digging up ancient treasures, legendary Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass leaves other archaeologists in the dust. History cameras follow closely as he and his cadre of young archaeologists unearth new finds, from incredible mummies to, perhaps, Cleopatra's tomb. It's a whirlwind tour, with the man who holds the keys to Egypt's greatest antiquities and rules his world like a modern day pharaoh. Unfiltered, entertaining, exci..

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Civilisation - The Complete Series Blu-Ray

In 1966 BBC Television embarked on its most ambitious documentary series to date. The eminent art historian Lord Clark was commissioned to write and present an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considered to be the crucial phases of its development. Civilisation: A Personal View by Lord Clark would be more than two years in the making, with filming in over 100 locations across 13 countries. The lavish series..

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Civilisation - The Complete Series DVD

In 1966 BBC Television embarked on its most ambitious documentary series to date. The eminent art historian Lord Clark was commissioned to write and present an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considered to be the crucial phases of its development. Civilisation: A Personal View by Lord Clark would be more than two years in the making, with filming in over 100 locations across 13 countries. The lavish series..

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Civilisations Blu-Ray

This genre-defining series explores the history of civilisation through the prism of art. Great masterpieces are brought closer and made clearer than ever before, from Cambodia's majestic Angkor Wat temple to Michelangelo's exquisite Basilica of St Peter. Inspired by Kenneth Clark's groundbreaking series, it's an epic story of passion and struggle, introducing a new generation to classic works created across the continents. Civilisation..

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Civilisations DVD

Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga present this nine-part BBC series which looks at the history of art across the world. The episodes are: 'The Second Moment of Creation', 'How Do We Look?', 'The Eye of Faith', 'Picturing Paradise', 'The Triumph of Art', 'First Contact', 'Radiance', 'The Cult of Progress' and 'The Vital Spark'...

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Henry VIII - Mind Of A Tyrant DVD

Historian and broadcaster, Dr David Starkey, follows his acclaimed series Monarchy with this gripping portrait of England's best-known king. In 1509, Henry VIII's accession to the throne was greeted with wild rejoicing. Tall, athletic and handsome, he filled the nation with hope. Yet, by his death 38 years later, Henry VIII had earned the reputation of a tyrannical and ruthless monarch. Dr David Starkey reveals how this glamorous prince..

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Henry VIII And His Six Wives - The Complete Mini Series DVD

All four episodes of the Channel 5 series that examines the personal life of King Henry VIII. Presented by historians Dan Jones and Suzannah Lipscomb, the programme combines dramatic reconstructions with historical insight to take an in depth look at Henry VIII's six infamous marriages from the perspectives of both King and Queen...

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Heroes Of World War II - Volume 3 DVD

Heroes Of World War II provides mini biographies of some of the greatest military leaders of the twentieth century. This volume provides insights into Chester Nimitz, the Commander in Chief of the US Pacific Fleet, George Marshall, who co-ordinated the US effort in both Europe and the Pacific, and Joseph Stilwell, who oversaw activities in China, Burma and India. As a bonus, this DVD also features programmes on life on an aircraft carri..

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Heroes Of World War II - Volume 5 DVD

Heroes of World War II provides mini biographies of some of the greatest military leaders of the twentieth century. This final volume in the series provides a brief tribute to the airmen from Tuskeegee, the first black airmen, details of some of the Medal of Honour winners, America's highest award for bravery and a special documentary on the Nuremberg trials where the leading Nazis were brought to justice...

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In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great DVD

"Michael Wood is the history teacher you wish you'd had, the story-teller you'd like at your campfire" The Guardian "Alexander's is one of the great tales of history, combining as it does valour, madness, vision, obsession, triumph and disaster. Wood does it full justice, using broad sweep and minutest detail in measures that are perfectly balanced to hold the viewer." The Times. In this award-winning adventure Michael Wood embarks on a..

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Jeremy Clarkson - War Stories DVD

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson presents two fascinating and informative documentaries focusing on some of the bravest actions of World War II.The Victoria Cross: For Valour: "The best programme Jeremy Clarkson has ever made... informative and poignant." The Observer. In September 1944 at the Battle of Arnhem, Major Cain won what was described as the "finest Victoria Cross of the whole war". Telling his story, along with other personal acc..

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Kings & Queens DVD

In a thousand years, the British monarchy has evolved from divinely appointed warrior kings to benign political figureheads. Among them are some of the most fascinating historical figures - conquerors, murderers, lovers and schemers. Their gripping stories - from Henry II's 'murder' of Thomas A'Beckett to George lll's loss of America - are at the heart of the nation's history. From this millennium of violence, romance, intrigue and cont..

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Narrow Escapes Of WWII DVD

Collection of documentaries that tell the true stories of daring escapes during World War II. The programmes included are: 'The Amiens Raid', 'The Doolittle Raid', 'Wingate and the Chindits', 'The Black Battalion', 'Lucky Laycock's Escape from Crete', 'Manstein's Retreat' and 'The Siege of Kohima'...

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Normans DVD

Three-part BBC historical documentary series presented by Professor Robert Bartlett. The series explores how the Normans developed from a band of marauding Vikings into the mighty warriors who conquered England in 1066, becoming a formidable force of Christian knights and warriors whose legacy lives on to this day...

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Our Queen at Ninety DVD

ITV documentary celebrating the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Following the Queen and the Royal Family over the course of the year, the programme provides an insight into their work at home and abroad and their private life behind the doors of the Royal households. Featuring archive footage and interviews with those closest to the Queen, the programme also looks back on her life and reign, during which time she has become the lon..

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Our Queen DVD

In this fascinating Film we enjoy unrivalled access to one of the most famous women on earth, Queen Elizabeth II, during one of the most momentous periods in modern royal history. Not only are we treated to a fascinating inside view of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - and her sensational debut as a Bond girl - but we go inside Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Balmoral to see how she runs the modern monarchy today. Whether she is discu..

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Secret War DVD

Collection of documentaries exploring some of the lesser known stories of the Second World War. The programmes included are: 'The Special Interrogation Group', 'Hardy Amies - Operation Ratweek', 'The Mafia Connection', 'Double Agent Tricycle', 'The Banker', 'The Norwegians and the Bomb', 'The Scholar and the Fight for Greece', 'The Dutch Disaster' and 'The SAS Italian Job'..

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Special Forces Black Ops DVD

Collection of documentaries exploring memorable 'Black Ops' special forces operations. The programmes included are: 'City Under Siege', 'Operation Thunderbolt', 'Taking Down Bin Laden' and 'Operation Certain Death'...

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The Complete Victorian Farm Collection DVD

All five volumes from the original BBC historical documentary series. In addition to 'Victorian Farm' and 'Victorian Farm Christmas', where a team of archaeologists and historians recreate life down on the farm 100 years ago, the set also features 'Victorian Pharmacy', 'Edwardian Farm', and 'Tales from the Green Valley', in which archaeologists and historians run a farm as it was in the 1600s...

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The Michael Wood Collection (5 Documentaries) DVD

Shakespeare. Conquistadors. Alexander The Great. Trojan War. Myths & Heroes...

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The Nazis - A Warning From History DVD

The Nazis - A Warning From History exposes the popular myths surrounding the rise and fall of the Third Reich. The series explores how the Nazis came to power, how they ruled, how they treated their occupied territories and, above all, how a cultured nation could be responsible for such acts of inhumanity. Through compelling interviews and archive film and records, the series paints an astonishing and often unpalatable picture of Nazi r..

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Their Finest Hour Collection (5 Documentaries) DVD

Collection of five documentaries about World War II from a British perspective. The titles are: 'Spitfire Pilot', 'Pilots of the Battle of Britain', 'Aircraft of the Battle of Britain', 'Opposing Genuis' and 'Civilian War'...

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Time To Remember DVD

The TV series Time To Remember was a benchmark in documentary-making. Originally produced in the 1960s, it touched on all aspects of life in the first half of the twentieth century using British Pathe's unique blend of political, social and cultural history. This revised BBC version re-interprets the material thematically in 12 episodes, while retaining the enduring charm of the original series and narration by celebrated actors, includ..

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World War One Centenary Collection (9 Documentaries) DVD

This 9-disc box set marks the centenary of World War One, reflecting upon different aspects of the conflict through breath-taking dramatic reconstructions, historical interpretation, original archive footage and eye-witness accounts. The Great War Diaries. 14 Diaries of the Great War. Royal Cousins at War. I Was There - The Great War Interviews. Churchill's First World War. The World's War. Our World War. Kate Adie's Women of World War ..

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WWI Film Collection (4 Docmetaries) DVD

Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering and misery of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'Farewell' and 'When Martin Was Fourteen'...

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