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Season 25: Fifth Gear – Episode 2

Tiff goes off-road in Fiat’s little Panda Cross, and finds out if it can keep up with the king of 4x4s, the Land Rover Defender. And Vicki Butler-Henderson drives Aston Martin’s most powerful Vantage and Porsche’s most powerful 911 to find out which is quickest around a track.


Episode Length: 00:43:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 2


 

Season 25: Fifth Gear – Episode 1

The presenting team test the Citroen C4 Cactus, a car with airbags on outside, and find out how well it can stand up to some abuse. Vicki Butler-Henderson drives the BMW i8 and decides if it’s the future of supercar design. And Tiff drives a forty year old Formula Ford racing car with a special story to tell, then finds out if it can beat a modern day Lotus with twice the power.


Episode Length: 00:43:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1


 

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


 

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