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BBC Documentaries Teenage and Gay New

Young gay people in the UK are increasingly discovering the self-awareness and confidence to come out while still in school. In recent years there has been a revolution in social acceptance, but coming out while still a teen is always fraught with difficulties and potential danger. This documentary follows five British teenagers as they come out, capturing intimate first-hand experiences, ...
  • 2015
  • 00:47:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/10/2020

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Stacey Dooley Investigates Russia's War on Women New

Behind closed doors, Russian society has a dark secret. It is estimated that thousands of Russian women are murdered every year by their husbands or partners. Domestic violence is so deep-rooted in Russia there's even a well-known saying: 'If he beats you, it means he loves you'. Despite the scale of the problem, in February 2017 the Russian government decriminalized ...
  • 2017
  • 00:50:17
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/09/2020

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The Silk Road The Silk Road, Episode 1 New

In the first episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the East and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road. Episode 1 of 3.
  • 2016
  • 00:52:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/08/2020

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The Silk Road The Silk Road, Episode 3 New

Sam explores Iran's past and how Persian culture spread east and west. In Istanbul Sam discovers a city once ruled through silk and follows the maritime Silk Road to Venice. Episode 3 of 3.
  • 2016
  • 00:52:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/08/2020

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The Silk Road The Silk Road, Episode 2 New

Sam meets the last survivors of a race of traders, the Sogdians. In Samarkand and Bukhara, he discovers how the city's trading cultures sparked technical and artistic revolutions. Episode 2 of 3.
  • 2016
  • 00:50:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/08/2020

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BBC Documentaries Russia 1917: Countdown to Revolution New

The Russian Revolution of 1917 is one of the most controversial events of the 20th century. Three men – Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin – emerged from obscurity to forge an entirely new political system. In the space of six months, they turned the largest country on earth into the first Communist state. Was this a triumph of people power or ...
  • 2017
  • 00:59:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

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The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 3 New

Jacques Peretti reveals how the lessons learned from selling to children were used to make child-like consumers of us all. Episode 3 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

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The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 2 New

Jacques Peretti reveals the fear-factor influence on our purchases, including SUVs, cigarettes and the soft drink Vitaminwater. Episode 2 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:47:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/06/2020

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The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 1 New

Jacques Peretti reveals how modern products are designed to break – so that we just have to keep replacing them. Episode 1 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/06/2020

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BBC Documentaries David Starkey's Magna Carta New

We take our liberties for granted. They seem absolute and untouchable. But they are the result of a series of violent struggles fought over 800 years that, at times, have threatened to tear our society apart. On the frontline was a document originally inked on animal skin: Magna Carta. Distinguished constitutional historian David Starkey looks at the origins of the Great ...
  • 2015
  • 00:59:05
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/06/2020

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