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The Last Dukes

Dukedoms are created by the Monarch – for reasons ranging from a grateful nation rewarding a major war leader to a king acknowledging his illegitimate son. The last Dukedom to be created was by Queen Victoria. As they gradually become extinct, what will become of those that remain? Do they still have power and wealth? What is it to be a Duke in the 21st Century?


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1


 

Pompeii: Life Before Death

So much has been said about Pompeii, but despite centuries of research and endless scrutiny, it still has its secrets… a staggering one third of the site has never been excavated and very little is known about who the bodies in the casts actually are.


Episode Length: 01:30:00

Year: 2010

Episode: 1


 

Alexandria: The Greatest City

Once the biggest and most influential city on the planet, founded by Alexander the Great and home to Cleopatra, Archimedes and the largest library in the world… How did this shining beacon for civilisation and knowledge meet its classical demise?


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2010

Episode: 1


 

The Great Wall of China: The Hidden Story

The Great Wall of China is mankind’s ultimate creation, but it is far more than bricks and mortar. It has guarded its secrets for over 2,800 years – no one knows how long it is, who built it, or why it evolved.


Episode Length: 00:51:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 1


 

Caligula with Mary Beard

Professor Mary Beard embarks on an investigative journey to explore the life and times of one of Rome’s most extraordinary and notorious individuals Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus – better known to us as Caligula.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2013

Episode: 1


 

Final 24 Season 2 – Tupac Shakur

The most successful hip-hop artist of all time, Tupac Shakur has just finished shooting his latest video in Los Angeles. As the fearless and angry voice of urban America, the multi-talented poet and performer has sold over 75 million albums, has scored six top-ten billboard singles in as many years, and has emerged as a rich and powerful black man with scores of fans… And enemies.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2007

Episode: 8


 

Final 24 Season 2 – David Koresh

One of the most notorious religious leaders in the United States, David Koresh, and 83 of his followers have been trapped inside their Waco, Texas compound for over 50 days. Unwilling to surrender and surrounded by authorities, the siege is the longest modern-day standoff in American law enforcement history.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2007

Episode: 7


 

Final 24 Season 2 – Nicole Brown Smith

Vibrant, funny, and beautiful, Nicole Brown Simpson appears to have it all. With loads of money, a great body, and two adorable children, the ex-wife of football legend O.J. Simpson is living the Hollywood dream. In 24 hours, however, the dream will be brutally shattered, Nicole will be dead, and her ex-husband will stand accused in the murder trial of the century.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2007

Episode: 6


 

Final 24 Season 2 – Keith Moon

Keith Moon is one of the most outrageous rock’n’roll performers in the world. As the genius drummer for The Who, wild-man Moon is a non-stop party animal. Featuring archival footage, dramatic reenactments, and interviews with his family and closest companions, Final 24 documents the final moments of this rock star’s life.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2007

Episode: 5


 

Final 24 Season 2 – Janis Joplin

October 3rd 1970: Janis Joplin, the undisputed queen of rock and roll, listens to the acoustic version of “Buried Alive in the Blues” at Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles. She is scheduled to record the vocals the following day…but she’ll never make it.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2007

Episode: 4


 

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