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The Millinery Lesson

58m 10s

95 year old Marie O’Regan went from being a refugee to hatmaker to Queen Elizabeth II. Her extraordinary story starts in Istanbul in 1915. She escapes the Armenian holocaust by moving to Paris and working in the heyday of couture millinery. She continues to London and the House of Dior and passes on her wealth of knowledge to students at the London College of Fashion and the Royal College of Art. She becomes milliner to HM Elizabeth II but continues to teach students in her house in London.

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The Millinery Lesson

58m 10s

95 year old Marie O’Regan went from being a refugee to hatmaker to Queen Elizabeth II. Her extraordinary story starts in Istanbul in 1915. She escapes the Armenian holocaust by moving to Paris and working in the heyday of couture millinery. She continues to London and the House of Dior and passes on her wealth of knowledge to students at the London College of Fashion and the Royal College of Art. She becomes milliner to HM Elizabeth II but continues to teach students in her house in London.

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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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Cold War Peacemaker: Story of the Convair B-36

56m 03s

Cold War Peacemaker is the amazing and unique story of the development of the B-36 very-long-long-range nuclear bomber. From its beginnings during WWII, through construction in a former wild-west cattle town and deployment into the Cold War, the story of the Convair B-36 and how it intimidated the Soviet Union is a fascinating study in politics and technology.

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Hélène Berr: A Young Woman in Occupied Paris

52m 19s

April 1942, Hélène Berr, a 21-year-old student and a brilliant violonist, begins keeping a journal. She tells with great accuracy about the noose tightening: having to wear the yellow star, the Vel d’Hiv roundup, the daily consequences of the anti-Jewish law passed by the Vichy Government. Arrested with her parents, detained in the camp of Drancy and deported to Auchwitz on March 27th 1944, Hélène died in Bergen-Belsen at the age of 24.

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Invasion Drag

1h 17m

In 2017 the members of the famed program RuPaul Drag Race arrive in Lima, the record of this visit opens to a broader portrait: the one that records the activities, dreams and perspectives of Drag Queens limeños who affirm, with pride, their identity and their art.

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The Black Tears of the Sea – The Lethal Legacy of Wrecks

52m 12s

More than 70 years after the end of World War II an oppressive legacy from the past overshadows the future: ships sunken in the war rusting on the seabed. They pose a threat that is still completely ignored. Lying on the seabed are 6,300 wrecks which together contain an estimated 1.5 to 12 billion litres of oil.The question is: how long will the oil stay inside? It’s a journey that takes us back into history, on perilous salvaging missions, to the ocean bed, and into laboratories.

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The Black Tears of the Sea – The Lethal Legacy of Wrecks

52m 12s

More than 70 years after the end of World War II an oppressive legacy from the past overshadows the future: ships sunken in the war rusting on the seabed. They pose a threat that is still completely ignored. Lying on the seabed are 6,300 wrecks which together contain an estimated 1.5 to 12 billion litres of oil.The question is: how long will the oil stay inside? It’s a journey that takes us back into history, on perilous salvaging missions, to the ocean bed, and into laboratories.

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Holtanna

51m 55s

In the heart of the Antarctic, at the foot of the Holtanna mountain range, in the land of Queen Maud, four adventurers, all mountain professionals, are attempting to make the first base jump on the continent.Amongst them are Géraldine Facnacht, professional snowboarder and base jumper; Sébastien Collomb-Gros, skier and base jumper; Manu Pellissier, guide and Himalayan specialist; Sam Beaugey, polar expedition guide and base jumper.

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GALILEE the forger and the expert

52m 40s

In 2005, an Italian, Massimo De Caro, succeeded in deceiving the rare-book world by offering for sale a remarkable copy of "Siderius Nuncius" signed by Galileo himself, dating from 1610 and containing four watercolours of the moon painted by the astronomer. The "Sidereus Nuncius" or "Starry Messenger" is certainly Gallileo’s most important work and a scientific revolution for the time.

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Sessions: Duranbah

4m 17s

D'Bah is the most consistent wave on the east coast of Australia and is regularly used as a training ground for the biggest names in surfing. Here we have evidence why.

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Inspiring Women - Shakira

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Madonna

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Elizabeth Taylor

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Diana de Gales

3m 07s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Celia Cruz

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Crazy for Madonna

43m 05s

A biography of a universal icon of music and Hollywood, Madonna, better known as the Queen of Pop. Sabbatical Entertainment celebrates Madonna’s illustrious career spanning more than four decades, always pushing the boundaries of entertainment. Not afraid of controversy, the Material girl, through her talents, redefined and reshaped pop culture history.

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Andy Warhol, Fluorescent

42m 37s

A documentary on the legendary creator and victim of pop art. Warhol, revolutionary and controversial, was never afraid to break the mold and reshape the reals of art, advertising, and directing. But who was the real man being behind the colors in which he hid? Was it the art or the fame that controlled and spawned his unique creativity? Sabbatical Entertainment takes an in-depth look at the life and works of Andy Warhol.

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Spitfire Voices

51m 40s

If you ever wanted to know more about the amazing feat of engineering that potentially changed the course of World War II, this is the programme for plane enthusiasts everywhere.

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Spitfire Voices

51m 40s

If you ever wanted to know more about the amazing feat of engineering that potentially changed the course of World War II, this is the programme for plane enthusiasts everywhere.

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Nicholas And Alexandra The Letters Episode 2

50m 10s

Ever since their brutal murders one hundred years ago, the world has been fascinated by Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, the Empress Alexandra. Through the couple’s politically damning, sexually intimate and personally revealing letters, this two part docu-drama, presented by historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb, explores Nicholas and Alexandra’s complex love story and the couple’s role in the lead up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 which led to their eventual brutal and tragic executions.

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Nicholas And Alexandra The Letters Episode 1

50m 10s

Ever since their brutal murders one hundred years ago, the world has been fascinated by Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, the Empress Alexandra. Through the couple’s politically damning, sexually intimate and personally revealing letters, this two part docu-drama, presented by historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb, explores Nicholas and Alexandra’s complex love story and the couple’s role in the lead up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 which led to their eventual brutal and tragic executions.

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Monsieur Mayonnaise

58m 01s

Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WWII and his mother’s miraculous escape en route to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a Film Noir persona to tell his family’s story.

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Monsieur Mayonnaise

58m 01s

Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WWII and his mother’s miraculous escape en route to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a Film Noir persona to tell his family’s story.

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The Elysée Palace: The finest table in France

51m 22s

When the Queen of England is invited for a dinner at the Elysée, the Republic puts the small dishes in the big ones. Because the first table in France is a showcase of French gastronomy. At work for this event, a brigade under the command of 35-year-old Chief Guillaume Gomez.

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Blue World - Season 4, Episode 403

28m 00s

On a trip to Hawaii, Jonathan meets the critically endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, then he travels to Bonaire to dive with a group of wounded veterans learning to dive. Finally, he participates in a fish census in Massachusetts.

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Blue World - Season 4, Episode 403

28m 00s

On a trip to Hawaii, Jonathan meets the critically endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, then he travels to Bonaire to dive with a group of wounded veterans learning to dive. Finally, he participates in a fish census in Massachusetts.

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Kidnapped by North Korea

59m 02s

In the 1970s and 80s, hundreds, possibly thousands, of men, women and children were abducted by North Korea’s Secret Service on the orders of Kim Jung II. The majority of these victims came from Japan and South Korea but it’s believed that nationals from at least 11 other countries, including Thailand, Romania, Holland and France were also taken. Some were abducted to teach North Korean spies their language and culture so that their spies could integrate more easily in foreign countries.

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Black Sunday

42m 08s

A detailed report of the Holocaust in Romania. During World War II, two trains were loaded with Jews. Where they will be taken? To their deaths. Four survivors of Romanian Holocaust tell us what happened in Iasi during the Pogrom, a horror which took place on June 29, 1941. Over 13,000 people died in that single day, a day which has become known as Black Sunday in remembrance of those who lost their lives.

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Cold War Secrets: Stealing the Atomic Bomb

52m 29s

On the 29th of August 1949, the USSR set off their first atomic bomb, just four years after the Americans. The speed with which they achieved this surprised the world. What nobody knew was that it was the result of espionage implemented at the heart of the United States. Stalin was able to obtain all the nuclear discoveries made by scientists who worked on the famous Manhattan Plan. At the centre of the operation was a very unusual female spy, Elizabeth Zaroubin.

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Cold War Secrets: Stealing the Atomic Bomb

52m 29s

On the 29th of August 1949, the USSR set off their first atomic bomb, just four years after the Americans. The speed with which they achieved this surprised the world. What nobody knew was that it was the result of espionage implemented at the heart of the United States. Stalin was able to obtain all the nuclear discoveries made by scientists who worked on the famous Manhattan Plan. At the centre of the operation was a very unusual female spy, Elizabeth Zaroubin.

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