My collection of TV Documentary - History - Science - Artby gazmar62 | created - 23 Feb 2013 | updated - 10 Feb 2016 | Public
no particular order, they are all good, very interesting, well made TV docs.
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2. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-G | 533 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
5. March of the Penguins (2005)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Family
In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.
Votes: 51,110 | Gross: $77.44M
6. Inside the Human Body (2011– )
Inside The Human Body - takes us deep under our skin where we are dwarfed by even the smallest cell, where blood vessels becomevast cathedrals and the tiniest cluster of cilia becomes an expansive forest.
8. Madagascar (2011– )
240 min | Documentary
Over 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild there.
11. Wonders of the Universe (I) (2011– )
TV-G | 59 min | Documentary
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, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ... See full summary »
12. Wonders of the Solar System (2010– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
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.
15. A History of Ancient Britain (2011– )
Neil Oliver tells the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history - the beginnings of our world forged in ice, stone, and bronze.
17. Andrew Marr's History of the World (2012– )
Andrew Marr's History of the World is a 2012 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr that covers 70,000 years of world history from the beginning of human civilisation, ... See full summary »
21. A History of Celtic Britain (2011– )
In four chapters, largely based on and illustrated with archaeological finds and sites, Neil Oliver explains how, as far as is known, the Iron Age Celtic tribes known as the Ancient ... See full summary »
23. How the Earth Changed History (2010– )
In each episode, geologist Iain Stewart describes how a certain geological force played a determinant part in human history. Culture may render people less dependent on nature, it still ... See full summary »
25. Africa (2013)
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.
26. The Great Rift: Africa's Greatest Story (2010– )
176 min | Documentary
The Great Rift Valley in Africa was created when the African and Arabian tectonic plates separated about 35 million years ago. This series investigates the forces that created the rift and focuses on the landscape and wildlife.
35. The Dark Ages: An Age of Light (2012– )
Christianity slowly emerged from being a persecuted minority to the state religion of the Roman Empire. This episode is a history of the ways believers grappled with a way to depict Jesus. ... See full summary »
37. Lost Cities of the Ancients (2006– )
60 min | Documentary, History
Some of the greatest miracles of the ancient world, disappeared from the face of the earth thousands years ago, are still buried underground - unexplored and invisible. These documentary ... See full summary »
38. Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings (2012– )
177 min | Documentary, History
Through this three part series Art Historian Dr Janina Ramirez tells the story of the Medieval monarchy as preserved through stunning illuminated manuscripts from the British Library's ... See full summary »
40. Great Barrier Reef (2012– )
Monty Halls explores Australia's Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet. Monty explores its full 2000-kilometre length, ... See full summary »
42. The Story of Wales (2012– )
58 min | History
Huw Edwards presents this history of Wales, showing the country in ways it's never been seen before. From prehistoric times, to power struggles with the barons, and England, through to the ... See full summary »
47. Wild Arabia (2013– )
180 min | Documentary
British biologist and military veteran Steve Backshall visits the Arabian peninsula to film its surprisingly rich and varied wildlife. Contrary to its desert reputation, Arabia comprises ... See full summary »
51. Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004– )
360 min | Documentary
This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and ... See full summary »
53. Hot Rocks: Geology of Civilization (2007– )
60 min | Documentary
Dr Iain Stewart tours the Pacific Rim in a bid to discover how the rocks beneath our feet have shaped human history. Volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and firestorms cause ... See full summary »
Star: Iain Stewart
55. Wild Brazil (2014– )
180 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of the ingenuity and resilience of three different animal families as they face the seasonal extremes and fierce predators of the Brazilian wilderness.
59. The Inca: Masters of the Clouds (2015– )
60 min | Documentary
Dr Jago Cooper travels through Peru and Ecuador to reassess the origins, accomplishments and nature of one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen.
Jungle Atlantis (2014– )
Angkor Wat's Hidden Megacity
59 min | Documentary
A thousand years ago, the Khmer people of Cambodia built an empire and their capital was the great city of Angkor, with its centrepiece being Angkor Wat - a vast temple complex covering an ... See full summary »