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Amazing Hotels - Life Beyond The Lobby Series 1 to 2 DVD

Writer and critic Giles Coren teams up again with international chef Monica Galetti to embark on a journey through the world’s most remarkable hotels – offering behind-the-scenes insights, compelling characters and experiences of local life beyond the hotel lobby. With access to all areas in stunning locations, Giles and Monica work alongside hotel staff to see what it takes to run such unique places. Getting to know hotel visionaries, ..

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America - The Story Of The US Blu-Ray

A riveting adventure of how America was invented, America The Story Of The U.S. focuses on the people, ideas and events that built the great nation, covering 400 years of American history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by History. From the rigors of linking the continent by wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, the engineering of steel-structured buildings to landing on the moon, this epic 12-..

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Arctic Circle - With Bruce Perry Blu-Ray

Award-winning adventurer-presenter Bruce Parry follows Tribe and Amazon with an epic journey among the people of the Arctic Circle. Following the six-month Polar summer - across Siberia, Greenland, Alaska, Canada, Russia and Norway - Bruce Parry immerses himself in the remote communities of the Arctic. Living and working alongside the indigenous people, he reveals how their culture and ancient traditions stand on the brink of change... ..

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Arctic Circle - With Bruce Perry DVD

All five episodes of the BBC series following anthropologist Bruce Parry as he journeys into the Arctic Circle. In the series, Parry examines the threat posed to indigenous people like the Inuits of Northern Greenland by superpowers racing to cash in on the polar region's rich supply of natural resources such as oil, gas and minerals...

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Around The World In 80 Days - Special Edition DVD

All six episodes of the BBC series following Michael Palin as he retraces his footsteps across the Persian Gulf. In the autumn of 1988, Michael Palin set out to circumnavigate the world, following the route taken by Phileas Fogg in the epic novel of 1873. His journey became a great 20th-century adventure that was made into a BBC television series. 20 years later, Palin returns to the scene of one of the most memorable sequences of the s..

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Around The World With Orson Welles DVD

Orson Welles writes, directs and presents this British TV series in which he travels around Europe. Throughout the series, the famed film-maker visits some of the continent's most historical locations including Paris, Vienna, Madrid, London and the Basque Country where he meets artists, attends a bullfight and revisits filming locations from his 1949 film 'The Third Man'. The episodes are: 'Pays Basque I', 'Pays Basque II', 'The Third M..

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Brazil With Michael Palin DVD

From the lost world of Amazonia to the buzzing metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Michael Palin meets the people and visits the places that shape this fascinating nation. In his inimitable style, Michael Palin explores this vast country of incredible contrasts. He travels by river-boat, float-plane and on foot to visit tribes deep in the jungle; experiences the heady mix of Rio de Janeiro and the African-inspired culture of Sao Luis; Recife ..

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Coast Australia Series 1 to 3 DVD

The BBC’s Head of Values Ian Fletcher once again throws open the revolving doors to New Broadcasting House to allow cameras to film staff in action at Coast Australia. Ian and the team are tackling the BBC’s Charter Renewal, reacting to the new mission statement of doing More Of Less, which Head of Output Anna Rampton describes as being about "putting what we do best front and centre and identifying better ways of doing less of it more...

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David Beckham - Into The Unknown DVD

Documentary following David Beckham as he travels around Brazil. Beckham embarks on the adventure of a lifetime after retiring from playing football, flying 5000 miles from London to Brazil, host nation of the 2014 World Cup. David and his friends start out in Rio where they have their first game of beach foot-volleyball and then journey to Manaus in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest where they meet locals in the community of Algele..

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Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt Gift Set Jigsaw + DVD

King Tut's Mystery Tomb Opened DVD: Dr. Zahi Hawass, Head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, has announced that he believes tomb KN63 - first discovered in the Valley of the Kings in February of 2006, belongs to Queen Kiya, mother of King Tutankhamun, King Tut's Mystery Opened tracks the intensely emotional and scientific investigations into the identity of the first tomb discovered in the Valley of the Kings in more than 80 yea..

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Egypt - Rediscovering A Lost World DVD Out of Stock

Egypt - Rediscovering A Lost World DVD

Focusing on the most important discoveries from the world of the ancient Egyptians, this series journeys back in time to explore three legends: Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's treasure-laden tomb, the Great Belzoni's finds from the reign of Ramesses II and Jean-Francois Champollion's deciphering of the hieroglyphs. Discover the secrets, the myths and the truths behind one of the greatest civilisations in history - a world nea..

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Eight Days That Made Rome DVD

British historical documentary series in which presenter Bettany Hughes gives an account of the history of the Roman Empire and its pivotal moments in time...

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Francescos Italy - Top To Toe DVD Out of Stock

Francescos Italy - Top To Toe DVD

Francesco Da Mosto, the charismatic presenter, author and architect takes us on a sweeping tour of the art, history and beauty of Italy. Francesco leaves Venice, his birthplace and home, and heads south to Sicily in an open-top Alfa Romeo. From the romantic north, through the beautiful cities of Florence, Siena and Assisi to Rome and Naples at the heart of the country, Francesco gives us a true insider's guide to the land he loves. And..

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Francescos Venice DVD Out of Stock

Francescos Venice DVD

Francesco's Venice brings us the epic story of Venice, seen through the eyes of Francesco da Mosto, a descendent of one of the oldest and most distinguished Venetian families, whose ancestral history is inextricably intertwined with 'La Serenissima'.Francesco gives us a fascinating insight into one of the most beautiful cities in the world: the places, events and people that have sculpted Venice through the ages. He explores hidden g..

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Full Circle - Michael Palin - The Complete Collection DVD

Michael Palin's fascinating journey around the 18 countries on the Pacific Rim. "This is the richest, longest, most ambitious and most exhausting of all the jouneys. There was so much to do and so many different terrains, climates, foods and illnesses to experience that at one point it seemed like we were engaged on the ultimate new olympic event - Full Circling." Michael Palin. Michael's journey through all the countries bordering the ..

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Ganges Blu-Ray

The Ganges runs through the heart of India. For millions of Hindus it is India's sacred river, but they share its banks and waters with a rich variety of wildlife. In a kaleidoscope of color and energy, this amazing series reveals how the Ganges has shaped the wildlife, culture and beliefs of India. The journey begins at the source of the river, high in the cold peaks of the Himalayas. It heads down past tigers, otters, peacocks and wil..

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Gordon Gino & Fred Road Trip Series 2 DVD

All four parts of the second series of the British documentary in which three top TV personalities and chefs, Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo and Fred Sirieix hit the road in a campervan to experience a variety of food and culture in the United States. The episodes are: 'The Three Amigos', 'City Slickers', 'Summer of Love', 'Brokeback Mountain' and the 2019 Christmas special 'Three Unwise Men'...

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Grand Tours Of Scotland Series 1 to 7 Complete Collection DVD

Every episode from all seven series of the travel programme presented by Paul Murton. Scotland was once avoided by travellers due to its hostile environment but many changes have taken place since the beginning of tourism in the country two centuries ago. Using the Victorian book 'Black's Picturesque Guide to Scotland', Paul goes on different tours to discover how the country became a destination of choice for many, exploring its histor..

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Grand Tours Of Scotland Series 5 DVD

All six episodes from the fifth series of the travel programme presented by Paul Murton. Scotland was once avoided by travellers due to its hostile environment but many changes have taken place since the beginning of tourism in the country two centuries ago. In this series, the explorer ventures to many of the country's remote islands including Lewis, Harris, Shetland and Skye. The episodes are: 'West is Best', 'Atlantic Frontier', 'Isl..

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Grand Tours Of Scotland Series 7 DVD

Every episode from the seventh series of the travel programme presented by Paul Murton. Scotland was once avoided by travellers due to its hostile environment but many changes have taken place since the beginning of tourism in the country two centuries ago. In this series, the historian continues to explore the country's islands using his Victorian guidebook, 'Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland'...

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Grits Great Britain DVD

Griff Rhys Jones explores Britain in this eight-part ITV documentary. Throughout the series, the Welsh comedian travels to locations including Sussex, the Scottish Highlands, Dartmoor National Park, Whitby and the Lake District to examine what makes these uniquely British landscapes so special. The episodes are: 'South Downs', 'Estuaries', 'Highlands', 'Moors', 'Coasts', 'Lakes', 'Wolds' and 'Borders'...

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Jerusalem - The Making Of A Holy City DVD

Three-part documentary series presented by author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore in which he explores the history of Jerusalem. The programmes cover issues such as the city's significance to the three Abrahamic religions and the impact of new faith Islam, the Crusaders' attempt to regain control of Jerusalem and the conflict that still exists there today. Episodes comprise: 'Wellspring of Holiness', 'Invasion, Invasion, Invasion' ..

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Joanna Lumleys - India DVD

Three-part ITV travel series following Joanna Lumley as she explores the country of her birth. Born in Srinagar, Kashmir and Jammu in 1946, a year before the country gained independence from the British Empire, Lumley returns to the country to explore its history and her family's own place in it. Beginning in the far south of the country, Lumley visits the temple city of Madurai before having an audience with the Dalai Lama and visiting..

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Levison Wood - From Russia to Iran DVD

Documentary series in which explorer Levison Wood undertakes an expedition to travel 2600 miles through the Caucasus mountain range between Russia and Iran, along the way encountering people from all walks of life...

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Levison Wood - Walking The Nile / Walking The Himalayas / Walking The Americas DVD

Collection of Channel 4 documentaries in which explorer and former paratrooper Levison Wood undertakes three extreme walking expeditions. In 'Walking the Nile' (2015) Wood aims to become the first person to walk the length of the River Nile over the course of nine months. In 'Walking the Himalayas' (2015) Wood sets out to walk the length of the Himalayas, from Afghanistan to Bhutan. In 'Walking the Americas' (2017) Wood ventures 1800 mi..

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London Symphony A Poetic Journey Through The Life Of A City DVD

Silent documentary focusing on the city of London. Set to an original composition by James McWilliam, and filmed in over 200 locations, the film depicts modern life in the capital of the UK, from its diverse multiculturalism to its architecture, wildlife and nature, tourism, nightlife and everyday leisurely scenes...

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Michael Palin - Around The World In 80 Days DVD Out of Stock

Michael Palin - Around The World In 80 Days DVD

Michael Palin takes us on a conquest of the globe in under eighty day as he sets out to recreate the famous fictional journey of Phileas Fogg...

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Michael Palin - Brazil Blu-Ray

From the lost world of Amazonia to the buzzing metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Michael Palin meets the people and visits the places that shape this fascinating nation. In his inimitable style, Michael Palin explores this vast country of incredible contrasts. He travels by river-boat, float-plane and on foot to visit tribes deep in the jungle; experiences the heady mix of Rio de Janeiro and the African-inspired culture of Sao Luis; Recife ..

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Michael Palin - Hemingway Adventure DVD

Michael Palin travels the world in the footsteps for the great adventurer and writer. What struck me most forcibly in my researches was that Ernest Heminway, boozer , brawler and dangerous friend, loved to travel. He lived most of his working life outside America in places like Spain, France, and Cuba. And he wrote powerfully well about these places." Michael Palin. One hundred years after the birth of Ernest Hemingway, Palin follows hi..

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Michael Palin - New Europe DVD

Michael Pain's latest voyage of discovery sees him venture into territory once forbidden - the new Europe previously shrouded behind the Iron Curtain. Now the Iron Curtain has lifted and the Cold War is over, Michael can enjoy a new freedom to roam unhindered across an unexplored swathe of his own continent. From Estonia in the north of Turkey in the south, where Europe reaches out to Asia across the Bosphorus, Michaels journey takes hi..

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Michael Palin - Pole To Pole DVD

Having completed travelling around the World in 80 days, Michael Palin set out to travel along the 30 degree East line of longtitude - from the North to the South Pole. This, however, proved much more of a challenge and Palin, and his film crew, managed to use most modes of transport to travel through 17 countries over 5 months...

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Michael Palin - Sahara DVD

Michael Palin continues his series of epic journeys, this time crossing the Sahara - an environment as alien and hostile as any on earth. But instead of emptiness, the Sahara reveals a vast range of peoples, cultures and landscapes with a rich and unique history. The journey begins in Morocco, where Michael must traverse nature's gateway to the Sahara - the beautiful Atlas mountains. Slowly the mountains give way to the arid Sahara and ..

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Mitchell And Kenyon - In Ireland DVD

Over a century ago, filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon roamed the British Isles filming the everyday lives of people at work and play. This programme is a unique and vivid record of Ireland at the start of the twentieth century. The Mitchell & Kenyon Collection contains some twenty-six films made in Ireland between May 1901 and December 1902 in association with three travelling film exhibitors - the North American Animated Photo..

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Namibia - The Spirit Of Wilderness 4K Ultra HD

Everyone who loves an adventure should travel to Namibia, the precious corner of our world full of incredible natural wonders. The experience of endless landscapes and an unparalleled blaze of color make Namibia unforgettable. Namibia - The Spirit Of Wilderness invites you on a trip whose fascination will never let you go: From the Namib Desert over the breath-taking Fish River Canyon to the spectacular Etosha National Park where you wi..

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On Thin Ice - The Challenge Of A Lifetime DVD

Double Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell, TV presenter Ben Fogle and Doctor Ed Coats compete in one of the world’s greatest challenges – the 2009 race to the South Pole - the first organised race since Scott and Amundsen almost 100 years ago. The challenge they face is immense: a 500 mile cross country skiing race to the South Pole, on the windiest, coldest, highest and driest continent in the world; winds of almost 100mph, constan..

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Paris DVD

Guiding viewers through more than 800 years of Paris' history, Sandrine celebrates the art, revolutions and characters that have combined to create this spectacular "City of Light". From the Renaissance to the French Revolution, from the construction of the Eiffel Tower to Mitterand's Grands Projects, the city has borne witness to extraordinary people and event. Sandrine explores the city's secrets: it's blood stained past, treacherous ..

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Russia - A Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby - The Complete Series DVD

Across seven time zones and through all extremes of weather, the writer and TV presenter Jonathan Dimbleby makes an epic journey through vast and varied landscapes of Russia, killing cliches and revelling in the unpredictable. This landmark BBC series opens with Dimbleby driving over the tundra inside the Arctic Circle. It is the short summer season - when the snow melts and the sun never sets. Ahead of him lies 10,000 miles of hard tra..

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Sicily Unpacked DVD

TV art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon and Michelin starred chef Giorgio Locatelli take us on a delightful journey around their beloved Sicily. Sharing a passion for all things Sicilian they make the perfect travel partners. We accompany them to the heart of the island as they introduce each other to the things they love most. Exploring the island through each other's eyes and hearts, they reveal how the layers of history have created a u..

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Story Of China DVD

All six episodes of the BBC series on the history of China presented by historian Michael Wood. The documentary looks at different themes predominant in Chinese culture, including the importance of ancestors and China's history as a significant international trader of silk, and covers the country's history from the Tang dynasty to the final Qing empire...

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The Ganges With Sue Perkins DVD

Three-part BBC travel series following comedian and TV presenter Sue Perkins as she journeys along the Ganges. Her voyage takes her from the source of the river in the Himalayas, through the sacred city of Varanasi to its delta in the Bay of Bengal, meeting locals, learning about life on the river and contemplating its future, along the way...

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The Mekong River With Sue Perkins DVD

Four-part BBC travel series following comedian and TV presenter Sue Perkins as she journeys 3,000 miles along the Mekong River. Her voyage takes her from the Mekong Delta in Vietnam to the source of the river in China. Along the way she visits the Delta's largest floating market and works in paddy fields in Vietnam, witnesses first-hand the effect of deforestation and animal trafficking in Cambodia and visits one of the world's poorest ..

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The Moaning Of Life DVD

Now he's turned 40 and has officially hit middle age, it's time for him to re-assess his life. In this funny and entertaining new series, Karl embarks on a trip around the globe to find out how other cultures approach marriage, kids, finding happiness, discovering your vocation and dealing with death, while imparting his own words of wisdom about life along the way. Throughout his journey he experiences everything from a drive-through w..

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The Moaning Of Life Series 1 to 2 Blu-Ray

Travel documentary series presented by Karl Pilkington. After turning 40, Karl decides it is time to re-evaluate his life and travels abroad (this time of his own accord) to experience how other cultures deal with coming-of-age issues. Karl explores the reasons why people get married, have a job and bring up children and shares his experiences of coping with death. Will Karl discover the secret to true happiness? Series 1 episodes are: ..

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The Moaning Of Life Series 1 to 2 DVD

Series 1: Karl Pilkington embarks on a trip around the globe to find out how other cultures approach marriage, kids, finding happiness, discovering your vocation and dealing with death, while imparting his own words of wisdom about life along the way. Throughout his journey he experiences everything from a drive-through wedding chapel n Vegas, to a pain party in Mexico, while even finding time to help midwives deliver a baby in Bali as ..

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The Moaning Of Life Series 2 DVD

Travel documentary series presented by Karl Pilkington. After turning 40, Karl decides it is time to re-evaluate his life and travels abroad (this time of his own accord) to experience how other cultures deal with a variety of life's biggest issues. Will Karl discover the secret to true happiness? The episodes are: 'Art', 'Identity', 'How to Live Your Life', 'The Body', 'Waste' and 'Time'...

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The Story Of India - With Michael Wood Blu-Ray

Acclaimed writer and historian, Michael Wood's 'ten thousand year epic' uncovers the fabulous sights, sounds and dazzling achievements of the world's oldest and most influential civilisation. In this captivating six-part adventure, Wood chronicles the history of the subcontinent, the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes, the intense drama of its past and the originality and continuing relevance of it..

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The Story Of Ireland DVD

Meticulously researched and beautifully filmed, The Story Of Ireland is the definitive 21st Century account of Ireland's remarkable past. Presented by Fergal Keane, this expansive and outward-looking series offers an authoritative reappraisal of Ireland's dramatic past, looking at the evolution of the country in a global context and challenging some of the potent myths that have become an accepted facet of the country's history. It foll..

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Treasure Houses Of Great Britain DVD

This series is a rare opportunity to explore five of Britain's finest stately homes. This is not just about some of the world's best-loved buildings, spectacular as they are; it is about the treasures within which tell a human story. Burghley House: In this programme Selina Scott explores Burghley House, Lincolnshire. This fabulous house was built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Elizabeth I, starting in 1555. It took 32 years. ..

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Tropic Of Cancer DVD

Following his acclaimed journeys around the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn, Simon Reeve embarks on his most ambitious tropical adventure yet: circling the Tropic of Cancer, the northern border of Earth's tropical region through 18 countries. Simon's extraordinary journey takes him from the paradise beaches of Mexico's Pacific Coast, across the Caribbean, the Sahara, crossing borders in North Africa closed to foreigners for decades ..

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Worlds Busiest Cities DVD

BBC documentary series in which Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan take a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the world's busiest cities operate, including Mexico City, Hong Kong, Moscow and Delhi. The trio uncovers the systems underpinning life in the bustling metropolises and examine their infrastructure whilst finding out a little more about their history and meeting locals who reveal what it's like to live there...

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