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Little Stars

Little Stars tells the surprisingly life-affirming stories of young people around the world living with life-limiting illnesses. Against the odds these children and young adults are making the most of every moment thanks to the support of their loved ones and a dedicated team of pain and palliative care workers


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 1 of 1


 

Great Escapes – Episode 6

One of Asia Pacific’s most cosmopolitan & vibrant cities, Brisbane offers a little something for everyone
• Stradbroke Salute – famous multi-sport event on Stradbroke Island
• Brisbane Festival – Asia Pacific’s leading arts festival drawing performers from all over the word
• Brisbane Rivers famous laser & water show
• Dragon Boat Racing along the Brisbane river
• Staged in a superb outdoor riverside arena we join an evening of Opera on the Riverstage


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 6 of 6


 

Great Escapes – Episode 4

Attracted by its popular beach culture the Gold Coast holiday strip draws major events from all over the world
• Coolangatta Gold – endurance multi-sport surf event staged along the spectacular Gold Coast
• Gold Coast International Rugby 7’s Festival
• Wild Dolphin Feeding on Tangalooma Resort
• Morten Island a holiday playground
• Quicksilver Pro – one of the world’s leading World Tour Surfing Events


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 4 of 6

 

Great Escapes – Episode 3

Great Escapes heads West to explore life in the remote outback

• Mount Isa Rodeo, the world’s toughest and remote rodeo.
• The Big Red Run, is a 250km ultra marathon across the harsh Simpson Desert.
• Brodies Boxing Troupe is an outback tradition spanning 100 years where travelling boxers challenge the general public to a bout on the big stage
• The Birdsville Races, the world’s most remote & eccentric desert horse race


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 3 of 6


 

Great Escapes – Episode 2

Cairns and the tropical North of Queensland is known as the Adventure Capital of the Pacific

• Helicopter visit to a Great Barrier Reef Sand Spit with Pete Jacobs, 2012 World Ironman Champion
• Cairns Adventure Festival – mountain biking through rainforest, ocean paddling along the Coral Coast & Ocean swimming off Green Island
• Feeding Giant Crocodiles, Aboriginal Dance Ceremony & Sailing off Port Douglas
• Ironman Cairns, Great Barrier Reef – 3000 competitors race on the world’s most spectacular race course
• Feature story on Chris McCormack, international ironman legend


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 2 of 6


 

Great Escapes – Episode 1

With its 74 islands & idyllic sailing conditions the Whitsundays are known as a ‘sailing mecca’ all over the world

• Airlie Beach Sailing Regatta, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and one of the 7 natural wonders of the world
• Whitehaven Beach, regularly voted the world’s most beautiful beach
• Hamilton Island Race week, Asia Pacific’s most prestigious sailing regatta
• Qualia Resort – voted 2012 world’s best resort
• Set sail on-board the Sir Thomas Sopwith, a famously resorted English yacht

Glenn’s dream comes to fruition as the team crosses the historic podium into the biggest race of their lives. Their inexperience is exposed when they receive speeding fines, time penalties and struggle with fatigue. Being the sole survivor of the four that started, the pressure and weight of the team’s ambitions now rest firmly on Jake’s shoulders to complete the race.


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 1 of 6


 

Galahad

On the 8th June 1982, at the height of the Falklands War, 53 men lost their lives in the Argentine air attacks on the British ships, Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram. For the British military, this was the largest number of fatalities in a single incident since World War II.

30 years on, using never seen before archive, CGI and reconstruction, we tell the complete story of the events that led up to this attack. New testimony shows that this disaster was avoidable. It is a story of untold heroism and a catastrophic human waste.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 1 of 1


 

Dream of Dakar – Andes – Episode 4

Having navigated their way through the deserts of Argentina, across the border and over the Andes into the North of Chile, Glenn ends up on the official race track, bogged and almost run over by the race trucks. Jake receives a three hour penalty for Glenn’s efforts and makes a catastrophic error in the final stage but miraculously reaches the finish, fulfilling the Dream of Dakar.


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 4 of 4


 

Dream of Dakar – The biggest race of their lives – Episode 3

Glenn’s dream comes to fruition as the team crosses the historic podium into the biggest race of their lives. Their inexperience is exposed when they receive speeding fines, time penalties and struggle with fatigue. Being the sole survivor of the four that started, the pressure and weight of the team’s ambitions now rest firmly on Jake’s shoulders to complete the race.


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 3 of 4


 

Dream of Dakar – Buenos Aires – Episode 2

In their worst performance ever, the team wraps up the Australasian Safari with only one rider left standing. The team then heads to Buenos Aires, the official starting city of the Dakar Rally, having never travelled internationally. A different culture and the logistics of a world class event see the team shell shocked


Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2012

Episode: 2 of 4


 

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