Bbc Documentaries

BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 21, 2017
BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)

BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2008 Kbps | 58mn 59s | 901 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Using the BBC film archives, historian Vanessa Collinridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed and evolved over the years - from Roman propaganda, through Shakespeare's role in casting her as a doomed romantic heroine, to her portrayal in the golden age of Hollywood. Along the way Vanessa investigates Cleopatra's relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, her role as a politician, whether she should be seen as a murderer, and her tragic end. Drawing on the views of academic experts, BBC documentaries and drama, Vanessa charts how, throughout history, Cleopatra's image has been subject to myth, cliche and propaganda.

BBC - Rob Brydon at 50 (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 4, 2016
BBC - Rob Brydon at 50 (2015)

BBC - Rob Brydon at 50 (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2310 Kbps | 58mn 35s | 1009 MiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Welsh comedian, actor and presenter Rob Brydon retraces his rocky road to success, from his early days in Porthcawl to the bright lights of Hollywood. Featuring a host of famous friends that joined Rob on his journey including Sir Tom Jones, Steve Coogan, Ruth Jones and David Walliams.

BBC - Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 8, 2015
BBC - Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide (2015)

BBC - Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2616 Kbps | 58mn 59s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.15 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Using the BBC film archives, historian Vanessa Collinridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed and evolved over the years - from Roman propaganda, through Shakespeare's role in casting her as a doomed romantic heroine, to her portrayal in the golden age of Hollywood. Along the way Vanessa investigates Cleopatra's relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, her role as a politician, whether she should be seen as a murderer, and her tragic end. Drawing on the views of academic experts, BBC documentaries and drama, Vanessa charts how, throughout history, Cleopatra's image has been subject to myth, cliché and propaganda.

BBC - The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2004) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 27, 2016
BBC - The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2004) [Repost]

BBC - The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2004)
DVDRip | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1920 Kbps | 16x~49mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 11.6 GB
Genre: Documentary

This award-winning series, Private Life of a Masterpiece, reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious.

Great British Railway Journeys Season 7 (2016) (BBC) {web rip}  Video

Posted by TestTickles at Jan. 29, 2016
Great British Railway Journeys Season 7 (2016) (BBC) {web rip}

Great British Railway Journeys Season 7 (2016) (BBC)
Web rip | 960 x 540 @ 160:9 | MP4 @ 1 570 Kbps | 29-30 min x 20 episodes | English | 300 mb (except for last two episodes, which are 190 mb)
Genre: documentary

Great British Railway Journeys is a documentary television series on BBC Two hosted by Michael Portillo, where he travels around the United Kingdom, with a primary emphasis on Great Britain. This season, its 7th, features 20 episodes total, 30 minutes each. A higher quality version may also be made available, for those who prefer that.

BBC - An Art Lovers' Guide: Series 1 (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 21, 2017
BBC - An Art Lovers' Guide: Series 1 (2017)

BBC - An Art Lovers' Guide: Series 1 (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2713 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 3.14 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

With sumptuous palaces, exquisite artworks and stunning architecture, every great city offers a dizzying multitude of artistic highlights. In this series, art historians Dr Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke take us on three cultural citybreaks, hunting for off-the-beaten-track artistic treats - and finding new ways of enjoying some very famous sights.

BBC - The Story of Science (2010)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 19, 2017
BBC - The Story of Science (2010)

The Story of Science (2010)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1627 Kbps | 6x~59mn | English MP3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 4.21 GB
Genre: Documentary, Science

Michael Mosley embarks on an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path. The Story Of Science: power, proof and passion; tells the story of the forces that came together to create scientific knowledge; the practical business of making instruments and machines; the great forces of history – revolutions, voyages of discovery and artistic movements – and the dogged determination of scientists and experimenters.

BBC - Jeremy Clarkson: War Stories (2012)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 6, 2017
BBC - Jeremy Clarkson: War Stories (2012)

BBC - Jeremy Clarkson: War Stories (2012)
DVDRip | 832 x 468 | .MP4/AVC @ 1609 Kbps | 2x~58mn | English AC-3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.41 GB
Genre: Documentary, War

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson presents two fascinating and informative documentaries focusing on some of the bravest actions of World War II.

BBC - Hiroshima (2005)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 6, 2017
BBC - Hiroshima (2005)

BBC - Hiroshima (2005)
DVDRip | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 1804 Kbps | 2x~48mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.36 GB
Genre: Documentary, History, Sociopolitical, War

It was the defining moment of the 20th Century - the scientific, technological, military, and political gamble of the world's first atomic attack. This drama-documentary attempts to do what no other film has done before - to show what it is like to live through a nuclear explosion, millisecond by millisecond.

BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at April 24, 2017
BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)

BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)
HDTV 1080p | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3995 Kbps | 58mn 48s | English AAC 123 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.69 GB
HDTV 720p | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1440 Kbps | 58mn 48s | English AAC 123 Kbps, 2 channels | 659 MB
Genre: Documentary, Science / Subtitles: English

When the first episode of The Sky at Night was transmitted in April 1957, it was still thought that Mars could be home to advanced life, the Space Age was yet to begin, and the Big Bang was just a controversial theory. So to celebrate its 60th anniversary, this special programme looks at how our knowledge of the universe has been transformed in the last six decades - from the exploration of the solar system to the detection of black holes and planets orbiting distant stars.