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Titantics Tragic Twin

59m 08s

[VOSE] El Titanic no estaba solo. Tenía una hermana gemela que, a pesar de ser más grande y mejor construida, se hundió hasta el fondo tres veces más rápido que el Titanic. Los presentadores Kate Humble y Andy Torbet van en busca de las causas de la desaparición del mayor barco británico de la Primera Guerra Mundial: el Britannic.

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Elizabeth II

48m 51s

Reign Supreme is a comprehensive historical time line, which, chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II with a focus on her enduring reign, public image, private life and the defining events since her coronation. This programme is a personal biography combining unique pictures and amazing archival footage documenting the life of an extraordinary woman.

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The Agatha Christie Code

50m 01s

Agatha Christie’s novels have been translated into 44 languages and sold in 103 countries. After Shakespeare, she is the world’s best selling author in any genre with over 2 billion books sold. On the 75th anniversary of the creation of one of her most famous characters, the immortal spinster sleuth Miss Marple, comes a brand new documentary. In a game of sleuth and deduction it sets out to solve one of the greatest puzzles; just what makes Agatha Christie such a successful writer?

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Marilyn Monroe : Fascination

48m 07s

Marilyn Monroe is one of the most famous and adored icons of the 20th century. Like no other Hollywood star, she won the hearts of millions around the world. It’s been said that: “Monroe played the best game with the worst hand.” Her journey to stardom stemmed from a childhood of poverty, neglect, and loneliness. 'Fascination' tells the remarkable story of Marilyn’s life. From birth to her premature death she endured criticism, insecurities, drug dependence and numerous miscarriages.

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Cambiado para siempre - Episodio 1

1h 17m

Es 1914 y el mundo está en paz; Australia, una mancomunidad federal desde hace poco más de una década y con una población de menos de cinco millones, desconoce felizmente las tensiones en Europa que pronto harán trizas la paz y cambiarán el mundo.

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Cambiado para siempre - Episodio 2

1h 18m

Cuando la guerra termina en noviembre de 1918, las personas cuyas vidas hemos seguido durante los cuatro años de guerra regresan a casa y comenzamos a comprender la increíble influencia que tendrán en la forma del futuro de Australia.

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Nelson Mandela - Un hombre

52m 06s

Nelson Mandela es un brillante ejemplo de lo que un hombre puede hacer para cambiar el mundo. Nacido en un régimen opresivo, luchó por superar los prejuicios y el odio para unificar una nación. La dedicación de Nelson Mandela resultó en su investidura como el primer presidente negro de Sudáfrica; su concesión del Premio Nobel de la Paz y, en última instancia, su papel en el derrocamiento del régimen del Apartheid.

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La primera Gran Fuga

44m 54s

Esta es la historia del increíble intento de fuga de 29 oficiales británicos en julio de 1918 después de haber pasado 10 meses construyendo el túnel justo debajo de las narices de sus captores alemanes. Diez de estos oficiales hicieron el viaje a la Holanda neutral y regresaron a Inglaterra como héroes.

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Murder Maps - Finding Dr Crippen

44m 01s

Después de haber matado a su esposa y enterrado en el sótano, el Dr. Crippen creyó que había escapado en un barco a Canadá. Pero la policía logró perseguirlo y hacerle rendir cuentas por su terrible crimen.

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Murder Maps - The Bermondsey Horror

44m 09s

En 1849 un hombre desapareció repentinamente en Bermondsey. El descubrimiento de que había sido brutalmente asesinado cautivó a la prensa y al público. Incluso Charles Dickens estaba totalmente absorto en la historia de la siniestra Marie Manning.

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¿Quién puso el klan en el Ku Klux KLan?

58m 49s

[VOS] El arqueólogo e historiador Neil Oliver examina cómo la historia racista de Estados Unidos ha sido moldeada por los colonos escoceses que ocuparon por primera vez el sur profundo, sus vínculos con el Ku Klux Klan y los sangrientos ataques racistas que todavía acechan al país en la actualidad.

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Héroes de la Somme

59m 38s

Los Héroes del Somme utilizan archivos originales del Frente Occidental para descubrir las historias de siete de los hombres cuya notable valentía les valió en 1916 la Cruz de Victoria, la medalla militar más preciada de Gran Bretaña.

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Tiger Woods

50m 08s

As a child, Tiger Woods was a sporting prodigy. He grew into one of the world's best golfers, and his youth, passion and charisma helped shine a new light on golf and bring hordes of young people into the sport. However, as his career developed, he was rocked by allegations that he was a notorious womanizer, throwing his happy family life into disarray. Prodigy looks at the spectacular rise and fall of Tiger Woods.

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Women who made History | Elizabeth I

48m 46s

In an era dominated by men, Queen Elizabeth I was the only woman. She ruled England for 45 years, laying the foundation for the British Empire, and when she died in 1603 she gave her name to an entire epoch: the Elizabethan Age.

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Margaret Thatcher

46m 22s

In this intriguing documentary, we examine the life and career of Britain’s first female Prime Minister - Margaret Thatcher. After 1990, Lady Thatcher (as she became) remained a potent political figure and went on to contribute in other ways. In our programme we present a portrait of an intensely controversial figure. Critics claim that her economic policies were divisive socially, that she was harsh or ‘uncaring’ in her politics, and hostile to the institutions of the British welfare state.

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Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the world

53m 35s

Anna Roosevelt, who preferred her middle name Eleanor, was born on 11 October 1884. The wife of President Franklin Roosevelt, she redefined the position of First Lady at a time when not many married women worked. Eleanor Roosevelt held press conferences, wrote for magazines, hosted a radio show and gave lectures. She even donated most of her income to charity.

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Keepers of the Magic

1h 27m

[VOSE] ¿Cómo hacen los cinematógrafos capturar los disparos perfectos? Ofreciendo entrevistas con los autores intelectuales del cine secuencias más icónicas, incluyendo Gordon Willis (El Padrino), Vittorio Storaro (Apocalypse Now) y Roger Deakins (Skyfall), Guardianes de la Magia es a la vez Un homenaje a su trabajo y un examen atento de el mundo de la cinematografía.

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Clint Eastwood : Steel Gaze

48m 06s

More than any other figure in popular culture, Clint Eastwood has captured the public’s imagination. His steely gaze, enigmatic presence, and tough guy attitude have seen him welcomed into lounge-rooms cinema screens and the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sounds. Having won five Academy awards, Eastwood has firmly cemented his place in the movie industry.

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Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom

55m 45s

“Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom” explores the man’s rebellious demeanor, his struggle as a Jew in Hollywood, his difficult childhood, the brief love affair with Marilyn Monroe and his failed marriages to actresses Janet Leigh and Christine Kaufman, his courageous stance to break the color barrier with The Defiant Ones (the film that earned him an Oscar Nomination), and his entire six-decade career.

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I am Your Father

1h 21m

[VOSE] En este documental, los directores encontrarán algunas pistas sobre la difícil relación entre David Prowse y Lucasfilm. La razón de sus diferencias fue un artículo publicado por un periódico británico durante el rodaje de “The Return of the Jedi”. ¿Fue el artículo la única razón por la que David Prowse ha sido condenado al ostracismo todos estos años?

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The Magic of Audrey Hepburn (VOSE)

47m 21s

La esencia de la elegancia y de una mujer hermosa, Audrey Hepburn trajo una cierta cualidad 'mágica' a la pantalla. Sinónimo de grandes anteojos de sol y el pequeño vestido negro, también revelamos las dificultades que soportó en sus primeros años y su dedicado trabajo humanitario. Esta es una mirada muy especial a uno de los íconos más preciados de Hollywood.

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After Braveheart

59m 08s

Ever wondered what happened after the epic events that are portrayed in the Hollywood movie Braveheart? A new docudrama series reveals the untold story of how a Scottish army tried to drive the English out of Ireland 700 years ago.

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Wayfarer | Episode 2 | London Part 2

24m 19s

A behind the scenes look at one of the world’s biggest sports teams, Arsenal FC headquarters. You’ve seen the movie, now take a shopping and pub tour of Notting Hill. The incredible rooms at the Ritz Hotel where butler service always rules. The CEO of British Airways’ takes us on a tour of his new Heathrow hub. Stories of The Savoy’s American Bar where Churchill loved a tipple, and more.

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Wayfarer | Episode 1 | London

23m 38s

Inside one of the best new hotels and bars, the Mondrian at Sea Containers. Tour Shoreditch’s shops, markets and pubs with two British fashion legends. Meet star chef Jason Atherton at his bespoke restaurant. One of London’s most famous hotels the Dorchester plus what to buy at historic department store Fortnum and Mason.

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Wayfarer | Episode 6 | Hawaii

23m 03s

Featuring Hawaii’s best places to stay for business and pleasure, including Four Seasons Maui, and the ever growing Hilton Hawaiian Village. A guide to Waikiki’s best bars and restaurants including the famous Duke’s with live music from a famous performer. Take a North Shore drive and eat the best shrimp meal from a food truck, before swimming with Hawaii’s green sea turtles. See the wild canyons and rainforests of the Big Island with a helicopter tour and more

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Scotch! The Story of Whisky | Episode 1

50m 55s

In episode one, the vast scale of the Scotch industry is revealed - here is a drink which reaches 175 countries across the world, with all the lucrative revenue that implies. Drinks giant Diageo provide the backdrop for a demonstration of how, logistically, such a behemoth of an industry operates.

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The Stuarts - A Bloody Rein - King Charles II

44m 17s

Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth comes to an end soon after his death and in 1660 an exiled King returns to London with enormous fanfare. King Charles II’s reign is a dramatic shift away from the rule of the Puritans that preceded him but the dual tragedies of the worst outbreak of plague in gen-erations and the Great Fire Of London strike the nation’s heart. The Wynn family of North Wales, having suffered under Cromwell, return to royal favour.

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The Stuarts - A Bloody Rein - King Charles I

44m 04s

King Charles I succeeds his father King James I in 1625. The ties between the Wynn family and the ruling Stuarts grows ever closer as Sir Richard Wynn joins his King on a ill fated voyage intended to gain the Infanta of Spain’s hand in marriage. Having failed, Charles marries the daughter of the King Of France instead, putting a Catholic Queen back on the throne. Religious upheaval along with Charles’ dismissal of Parliament and authoritarian rule eventually leads to a civil war.

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The Stuarts - A Bloody Rein - King James I

43m 59s

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603, King James VI of Scotland claims her throne along with a new title of King James I of England. He faces numerous attempts on his life, includ-ing the notorious Gunpowder Plot, and the threat of the terrifying Thirty Years War raging on the continent. For the aristocratic Wynn family of North Wales though, this new reign of the Stuarts would provide great opportunities but also terrible dangers.

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The Stuarts - A Bloody Rein - King James II

44m 05s

King James II succeeded his brother King Charles II in 1685. He was a Catholic monarch of a Protestant nation and attempts had already been made to prevent him from claiming the throne. The last of the Stuart Kings would reign for only three years and it would be his own daughter, Mary, who would cause his downfall. She, along with her husband William of Orange, would overthrow the House Of Stuart and see King James II sent into exile.

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Destination White House : Battle for the Presidency

52m 14s

This documentary examines some of the presidential campaigns that have changed America. Former campaigners journalists and researchers comment on the historical footage: TV debates, election broadcasts and public appearances. Certain key topics are present in each example: the role of the candidate’s family, the role of religion, the Internet, the strategies of the spin doctors, the financing of campaigns, the role of crime and corruption, and the importance of surveys as well as TV debates.

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Occupation Native

52m 09s

In this country, the Aboriginal story is often buried deep beneath the accepted 247-year Australian historical narrative. It’s not that the Australian story is wrong, it’s just that it’s a wee bit one sided. Getting all historical, Aboriginal filmmaker Trisha Morton-Thomas, bites back at Australian history.

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Luke Nguyens Food Trail - Queensland, Australia

24m 33s

On the sunshine coast of Australia, Luke meets with a local fisherman to learn about where his produce comes from and they go out netting for Spanner Crabs. Inspired by his newfound knowledge of Spanner Crabs, Luke mixes a Spanner crab with pomelo salad. Then, with the xecutive chef at the Spirit House, Luke cooks grilled kingfish with a Thai influence.

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Vancouver, Canada

5m 26s

Follow Scotty in Vancouver! Many activities are at the rendezvous, including a boat tour to see spectacular orcas and a visit of the suspension bridge park.

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