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1.
A History of Britain (2000 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles. (60 mins.)
 
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The Planets (1999 Mini-Series)
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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system. (390 mins.)
Director: David McNab
 
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Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007 TV Series)
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In each episode, geologist Dr. Iain Stewart explains the effects and importance of a specific force of nature... (60 mins.)
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (48 mins.)
 
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The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans. (50 mins.)
 
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The Ascent of Man (1973 Mini-Series)
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An account of man's development through his scientific and technological achievements. (50 mins.)
 
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Andes to Amazon (2000 Mini-Series)
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Andes to Amazon is an exploration of the exciting, diverse and unique wildlife that inhabits the dramatic...
Director: Karen Bass
 
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The Story of Science (2010 Mini-Series)
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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.
 
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Wonders of the Solar System (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system. (60 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
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Wonders of the Universe (2011 Mini-Series)
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light... (59 mins.)
 
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Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
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Africa (2013 Mini-Series)
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
 
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British Isles: A Natural History (2004 TV Series)
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This is a compelling 8 part documentary that examines the evolution of the British Isles - its landscape and wildlife that have evolved through climatic, geological and human change. (480 mins.)
 
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Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009 Mini-Series)
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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see... (49 mins.)
 
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Civilisation (1969 Mini-Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
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Monarchy with David Starkey (2004 TV Series)
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A history of the English Crown from AD 400 to today. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Wonders of Life (1985)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ed Kong
 
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Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.
 
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A History of British Art (1996 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Paul Tickell
 
21.
Days That Shook the World (2003 TV Series)
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Ancient Worlds (2010 TV Series)
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An Ancient society is examined, but not just from a historical point of view. The researchers try to present and approach it as if they lived in that Classical or earlier culture, religion etcetera.
 
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Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin embarks on another epic journey of exploration and adventure, this time 15,000 miles through 18 countries around the Pacific rim. (500 mins.)
 
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Sahara with Michael Palin (2002 Mini-Series)
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In this four part BBC television series presented by British comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin... (50 mins.)
 
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Pole to Pole (1992 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole. (50 mins.)
 
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Around the World in 80 Days (1989 TV Series)
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days. (49 mins.)
 
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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009 TV Special)
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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush... (115 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner
 
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Hubble 3D (2010 Documentary)
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An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (44 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
 
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Rainforest: The Secret of Life (2009 Documentary)
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Rainforests hold the key to the secret of life on our planet. They are the most abundant and diverse land environments on earth... (52 mins.)