TV SHOWS – CATALOGUE

Engineering Giants – Jumbo Jet

Millions have travelled on Jumbo Jets, but few understand the technical achievements that make it fly. So we were thrilled when British Airways let us into their enormous facility in Cardiff, where planes go every six years to be completely stripped down.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 1


 

First Emperor: The Man who made China

Qin Shi Huangdi. He is the man who united, and indeed gave China its name. His legacy includes the Great Wall and his astonishing tomb, guarded by the famed Terracotta Army. This major drama-documentary offers unprecedented access to new excavations at the major sites, and through major dramatic reconstruction, reveals the personality and motivations of this remarkable but still unknown leader.


Episode Length: 01:40:00

Year: 2006

Episode: 1


 

Dinosaur Britain – Dinosaurs on England’s Shore

In this episode, we travel to the Isle of Skye and the Isle of Wight to meet Cetiosaurus and Echinodon, to see evidence of a fight between two dinosaurs, Mantellisaurus and Neovenator. We also meet Proceratosaurus, an ancestor to T. rex, as well as Dacentrurus.


Episode Length: 00:50:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 2


 

Dinosaur Britain – Dinosaurs Roaming London

Millions of years ago, Britain was a real life Jurassic Park and home to over 50 dinosaurs. Using stunning CGI, these dinosaurs are brought back to life in contemporary Britain.


Episode Length: 05:00:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1


 

Ancient X Files II – Living Vampires

A body is dug up from a Romanian graveyard at night; the heart is cut out and burnt. A man suspects a link with the world’s oldest suspected vampire.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 8


 

Ancient X Files II – Crown of Thorns

Follow Jesuit priest Fr. Patrick Hough as he investigates the Crown of Thorns, which was said to be worn by Jesus Christ during his crucifixion.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 7


 

Versailles Stories – Magical Nights

In the first weekend of October every year, Versailles is taken over by modern art. For a weekend, Versailles – that most revered of institutions – is in the hands of contemporary artists. Out with reverence, in with graffiti! We follow the artists who plan to throw a modern twist on the classic landscape and iconic palace.


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 6


 

Versailles Stories – Masters of Time

When the palace was ransacked at about the time of the Revolution, many priceless works of art and furniture were looted and sold abroad – mostly to members of the English nobility. One of the key roles of the Director-General of Versailles – Pierre Arrizoli – is to continue the process of restoring these works to their rightful place back in the palace.


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 5


 

Versailles Stories – Marketing Marie-Antoinette

This episode explores the ingenious ideas to generate revenue at the palace, from taking advantage of the popularity of Versailles across the Atlantic, to recreating Marie-Antoinette’s personal perfume. It also considers the ways in which Versailles is having to change to finance itself more effectively but also to bring itself up to speed in the 21st century.


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 4


 

Versailles Stories – Fountains and Fireworks

During the summer months, the gardens of Versailles come alive to the sound of seventeenth-century music and the play of the fountains. Visitors are encouraged to walk through the groves of Versailles where every fountain is happily spouting crystal clear water. Gabriel Novello and his team spend weeks preparing and fine-tuning the fountains for the spectacle, working in tunnels which stretch right the way under the world-famous palace gardens.


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 3


 

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