Planet Knowledge

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

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Alexandria: The Greatest City

Once the biggest and most influential city on the planet, Alexandria was a city built on a dream; a place with a very modern mindset and a vision that all knowledge on earth could be stored in one place.

It was founded by Alexander the Great and home to Cleopatra, Archimedes and the largest library in the world and was a crucible of learning, until its decline in the fourth and fifth Centuries AD.

How did this shining beacon for civilisation and knowledge meet its classical demise


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2010

Episode: 1


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

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. Built across the historical northern borders of China, one of its main purposes was to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups

It has guarded its secrets for over 2,800 years – no one knows how long it is, who built it, or why it evolved. Using technology and cutting edge science, the length of the wall is measured, the building materials analysed providing fascinating insights into the world’s longest wall.


Episode Length: 00:51:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 1


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – Polar Peril

The world’s largest land predator is under threat, and George is heading to Canada’s far north to see how polar bears are coping with their rapidly changing climate.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 10


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – The Unstoppable Force of Bangladesh

Ground zero for climate change and literally at risk of being wiped off the map, George is in Bangladesh during monsoon season to see how resilient and creative locals are adapting to their increasingly hostile environment.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 9


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – Iceberg Alley

George heads to Newfoundland, Canada, the iceberg capital of the world, for an up-close look at these floating giants from above, from below, and from the very top of a frozen mountain on the move.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 8


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – The Reshaping of Laos

George explores Laos to witness a nation entering the modern world. He comes across ancient farming techniques, visits a conservation centre that provides elephants with a new way of life, and paddles an underground river that holds some timely secrets.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 7


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – Melting Siberia

On his first-ever expedition to Siberia, George witnesses the alarming effect of melting permafrost visits a 12,000-year-old dog, and camps out with reindeer herders on the chilliest night of his life.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 6


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

Angry Planet – Burning Australia

Will climate change make Australia uninhabitable? Follow storm chaser George Kourounis as he explores the now brutal Australian summer and imbeds with the firefighters battling one of the biggest bushfires in recent years.


Episode Length: 00:21:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 5


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart tv’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

 

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