This series of stimulating conversations between inspirational scholar Joseph Campbell and veteran journalist Bill Moyers created a national sensation when they first aired on public television. In lively, expansive dialogues, the two men discuss how myths hold the key to understanding human experience. They may vary superficially from culture to culture, but at their deepest level they all reveal the path to self-fulfilment, social integration, and ultimately, transcendence
In this fantastical series, culinary alchemist and world renowned chef Heston Blumenthal brings back the wonder and excitement of childhood food, awakening the kid in every viewer as he creates amazing super-sized versions of meals and treats.
This special collection contains all three of Julia Bradbury’s popular walking shows: Wainwright Walks, Series One and Two and Wainwright Walks: Coast to Coast.
3 GREAT TIME TEAM TITLES IN A GREAT COLLECTION
Time Team is a series of wonderful, engaging and intelligent programmes presented by Tony Robinson (of Blackadder fame).
The Team bring expertise and resources to a dig over 3 days. Join the thrill of discovering the history and artefacts found on each site.
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Michael Kitchen returns to the screen as Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle, a man of scrupulous integrity who has survived the First World War, solved crime wherever it led him during the Second World War, and now finds himself called into duty at the risk of a possible Third.
The second World War may be over – but a new one is beginning, less explosive but no less deadly – a Cold War. Foyle finds himself drawn into complex webs of security and counter security where the loyalties of even those closest to him are brought into question as he joins, somewhat unwillingly at first, the ranks of MI5.
One of the longest running police series on British television between 1955 and 1976, Dixon of Dock Green was also the best-loved starring the popular Jack Warner in the role of Sergeant George Dixon, the series set the tone for television police drama and paved the way for all that would follow.
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Secret State is a British four-part political thriller, starring Gabriel Byrne, Charles Dance and Gina McKee, and inspired by Chris Mullin's best-selling novel A Very British Coup.
In the run up to a general election, a devastating industrial accident on Teesside leaves 19 people dead and raises questions about the safety procedures of a US petrochemical company, PetroFex. The British Prime Minister claims to have secured a compensation package from them, but on his return from PetroFex HQ, his plane crashes in the Atlantic under mysterious circumstances. Deputy Prime Minister Tom Dawkins (Gabriel Byrne) takes command, and during his quest to find the truth and justice for the victims, he uncovers a conspiracy at the heart of the political system
Britain is home to some of the most iconic dishes in the world.
In this series Heston Blumenthal looks at the story behind some of Britain’s favourite dishes looking for inspiration to create an amazing culinary salute to it’s national food treasures.
From fish and chips to spotted dick, pie and mash to roast beef and Yorkshire puddings, Heston reveals the secret history of some iconic British dishes and then transforms them - as only Heston can!
Michael Wood - The Great British Story: A People's History is a fascinating eight part BBC series tracing the history of the British people. Interweaving the national story with the local, historian Michael Wood (The Story of England) sets the lives of the ordinary people in the context of great events, showing them struggling with invasion, plague, famine and war - and often with their rulers - to make their own history and shape their own identity.
This special complete collection includes:
A Year At Kew Series One, A Year At Kew Series Two and A Year At Kew Series Three
Alan Titchmarsh narrates this fascinating journey around the UNESCO world Heritage Site of Kew Gardens in London which attracts over a million visitors each year, all eager to enjoy the beautiful gardens and magnificent glasshouses.