VOD – CATALOGUE

Versailles Stories – Follow the Guide

The programme follows the specialist guides who bring Versailles to life for the thousands of people who visit each year. Fabrice Callet has long dreamed of becoming a guide at Versailles. Will he make the grade to become a privileged key holder to the palace doors?


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 2


 

Versailles Stories – Putting on a Show

Every year, over five dates in July and August, members of the public flock to Versailles for the firework display, music and lightshow that is famous throughout the world. Music, performances and fireworks play together to create a magnificent spectacle. We follow Bartabas and his team of expert horse-riders as they rehearse and prepare the event they feel sure will propel them into the international spotlight as a must-see part of the Versailles experience.


Episode Length: 00:28:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 1


 

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


 

Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History

Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb unfolds the extraordinary story of the tumultuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and asks: Was it really love that brought them together?  And was it love that tore them apart?


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2014

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


 

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