My collection of TV Documentary - History - Science - Art

no particular order, they are all good, very interesting, well made TV docs.
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1.
Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
2.
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.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
6.
Inside the Human Body (2011 TV Series)
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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.
 
7.
The Private Life of Plants (1995 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's study of the world of plants, which demonstrates, with the aid of time-lapse photography, the rich and varied ways in which they flourish. (292 mins.)
 
8.
Madagascar (2011 Mini-Series)
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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.
 
9.
Darwin's Dangerous Idea (2009 TV Series)
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10.
What Darwin Didn't Know (2009 TV Series)
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Explores the revolutionary ideas of Charles Darwin on the evolution of species from their very beginnings... (90 mins.)
Director: Armand Leroi
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
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
 
13.
Seven Ages of Britain (2010 TV Series)
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(59 mins.)
 
14.
Seven Ages of Britain (2003 Mini-Series)
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(350 mins.)
 
15.
A History of Ancient Britain (2011 Mini-Series)
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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.
 
16.
Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain (2007 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
17.
Andrew Marr's History of the World (2012 TV Series)
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Andrew Marr's History of the World is a 2012 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr...
 
18.
Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain (2009 Mini-Series)
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19.
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.)
 
20.
Civilization: Is the West History? (2011 TV Series)
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21.
A History of Celtic Britain (2011 TV Series)
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In four chapters, largely based on and illustrated with archaeological finds and sites, Neil Oliver explains how...
 
22.
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
 
23.
How the Earth Changed History (2010 Mini-Series)
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In each episode, geologist Iain Stewart describes how a certain geological force played a determinant part in human history...
 
24.
Life in Cold Blood (2008 TV Series)
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A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.
 
25.
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.
 
26.
The Great Rift: Africa's Greatest Story (2010 Mini-Series)
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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. (176 mins.)
 
27.
Chemistry: A Volatile History (2010 Mini-Series)
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28.
A History of Scotland (2008 TV Series)
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A documentary charting the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Getting Our Way (2010 TV Series)
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Director: Helena Braun
 
30.
History of Now: The Story of the Noughties (2010 TV Series)
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(59 mins.)
 
31.
Empire of the Seas (2010 Mini-Series)
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Stars: Dan Snow
 
32.
The Beauty of Maps (2010 Mini-Series)
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33.
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.
 
34.
Modern Masters (2010 Mini-Series)
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Director: Louise Hooper
 
35.
The Dark Ages: An Age of Light (2012 Mini-Series)
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Christianity slowly emerged from being a persecuted minority to the state religion of the Roman Empire...
 
36.
Lost Kingdoms of South America (2013 Mini-Series)
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37.
Lost Cities of the Ancients (2006 Mini-Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
38.
Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings (2012 TV Series)
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Through this three part series Art Historian Dr Janina Ramirez tells the story of the Medieval monarchy... (177 mins.)
 
39.
Treasures of Ancient Rome (2012 TV Series)
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40.
Great Barrier Reef (2012 TV Series)
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Monty Halls explores Australia's Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet...
Director: James Brickell
 
41.
Earthflight (2011 TV Series)
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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese... (59 mins.)
Director: John Downer
 
42.
The Story of Wales (2012 Mini-Series)
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Huw Edwards presents this history of Wales, showing the country in ways it's never been seen before... (58 mins.)
 
43.
Rome's Lost Empire (2012 Documentary)
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Director: Jeff Wilkinson
 
44.
Vikings (2012 TV Series)
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(59 mins.)
 
45.
Wonders of Life (2013 Mini-Series)
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Physicist and professor Brian Cox travels across the globe to uncover the secrets of the most extraordinary phenomenon in the universe: life. (59 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
46.
Galápagos (2006 Mini-Series)
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The history of these beautiful Islands from their creation as uprising lava to their being studied by Darwin to their modern day inhabitants. (180 mins.)
 
47.
Wild Arabia (2013 Mini-Series)
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British biologist and military veteran Steve Backshall visits the Arabian peninsula to film its surprisingly rich and varied wildlife... (180 mins.)
 
48.
Life in the Undergrowth (2005 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's ground-breaking exploration of a group of organisms that are vast in number, yet often too small to be noticed: the invertebrates. (50 mins.)
 
49.
Life Story (2014 TV Series)
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David Attenbourough narrates on the greatest of all adventures - the journey through life. (60 mins.)
Director: Various
 
50.
The First Eden (1987 Mini-Series)
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Sir David Attenborough reviews the history of mankind's relationship with the natural world in the lands around the Mediterranean.
 
51.
Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004 TV Series)
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This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range... (360 mins.)
 
52.
Hot Rocks (2004 Mini-Series)
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Director: Nigel Miller
 
53.
Hot Rocks: Geology of Civilization (2007 TV Series)
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Dr Iain Stewart tours the Pacific Rim in a bid to discover how the rocks beneath our feet have shaped human history... (60 mins.)
 
54.
Wild Down Under (2003 TV Series)
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A journey through space and time to reveal Australasia's natural wonders. Each episode is a detective story...
Stars: Matt Day
 
55.
Wild Brazil (2014 Mini-Series)
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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. (180 mins.)
 
56.
Wild Burma: Nature's Lost Kingdom (2013 Mini-Series)
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57.
Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise (2015 Mini-Series)
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(59 mins.)
 
58.
Human Universe (2014 Mini-Series)
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Brian travels the globe to discuss these topics with examples from our planet and others in the universe. (60 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
59.
The Inca: Masters of the Clouds (2015 TV Series)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
60.
Jungle Atlantis (2014 Mini-Series)
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A thousand years ago the Khmer people of Cambodia built an empire that stretched a million square kilometers... (60 mins.)
Director: Nick Green
 
61.
Natural Curiosities (2013 TV Series)
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David Attenborough presents a collection of his favourite natural curiosities found throughout the animal kingdom from armoured giants to crafty insects.