Planet Knowledge

Planet Knowledge is a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD, Smart TV’s – On channel 265. Also available for all leading smartphones and tablets using iOS and Android.

Latest Shows

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


 

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


 

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