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  • Shark Water Shark Water | DVD | (19/05/2008) from £7.98  |  Saving you £8.01 (50.10%)  |  RRP £15.99

    For filmmaker Rob Stewart exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driven by passion fed from a lifelong fascination with sharks Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas. Filmed in visually stunning high definition video Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world's shark populations in the marine reserves of Cocos Island Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands Ecuador. In an effort to protect sharks Stewart teams up with renegade conservationist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Their unbelievable adventure together starts with a battle between the Sea Shepherd and shark poachers in Guatemala resulting in pirate boat rammings gunboat chases mafia espionage corrupt court systems and attempted murder charges forcing them to flee for their lives. Through it all Stewart discovers these magnificent creatures have gone from predator to prey and how despite surviving the earth's history of mass extinctions they could easily be wiped out within a few years due to human greed. Stewart's remarkable journey of courage and determination changes from a mission to save the world's sharks into a fight for his life and that of humankind.

  • The Universe Season 3 [DVD] The Universe Season 3 | DVD | (22/03/2010) from £18.41  |  Saving you £6.58 (26.30%)  |  RRP £24.99

    History and science collide in this best-selling franchise. Immerse yourself in more spectacular space exploration with Season 3 of this epic series from HISTORY. A virtual collision of astronomy and history each enlightening episode utilises strikingly realistic computer recreations and animations to provide unprecedented insight into the mysteries of our universe and beyond. See how NASA is arming itself with the latest technology to pre-empt an apocalyptic attack in Deadly Comets and Meteorites. Learn how scientists envision reproduction and human development in Sex in Space and explore startling new evidence showing the existence of universes other than our own in Parallel Universes. From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X from space disasters to space sex and the possibility of terrifying cosmic collisions experience space in a whole new way - not through a telescope or textbook but firsthand. With The Universe: Season 3 you'll feel like you've travelled to the edge of the unknown. Episodes Comprise: 1. Deep Space Disasters 2. Parallel Universes 3. Light Speed 4. Sex in Space 5. Alien Faces 6. Deadly Comets and Meteors 7. Living in Space 8. Stopping Armageddon 9. Another Earth 10. Strangest Things 11. Edge of Space 12. Cosmic Phenomena

  • Catwoman [DVD] Catwoman | DVD | (14/09/2009) from £12.45  |  Saving you £5.54 (30.80%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Catwoman

  • The Universe in 3D Nemesis: The Sun's Evil Twin [Blu-ray 3D] The Universe in 3D Nemesis: The Sun's Evil Twin | Blu Ray | (08/04/2013) from £7.09  |  Saving you £12.06 (60.30%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Could there be a monstrous undiscovered star orbiting our own Sun? Could it be scattering killer comets throughout our Solar System like clockwork every 26 million years? New scientific surveys are probing the edges of our Solar System – a realm populated by giant worlds and mysterious planetoids – hunting for Nemesis the Sun’s purported evil twin. We may be on the verge of discovering this ultimate death star suspected of causing every mass extinction in Earth’s history.

  • Journey to the Earth's Core [DVD] Journey to the Earth's Core | DVD | (08/10/2012) from £3.49  |  Saving you £6.14 (61.50%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Civilisation's final frontier may not be the furthest reaches of space, but the inner world underground. So far, the deepest humans have ventured is just 7 miles, which is just 500th of the way to the Earth's core. Through CGI, live action and archive footage, History will take viewers on a jaw-dropping descent nearly 5,000 miles to the centre of the Earth. Along the way, we'll explore some awesome natural wonders, encounter bizarre ancient life forms, witness eye-popping triumphs of human engineering, savour the reality of humanity's greatest and strangest underground endeavours, and, at the core, find one of the keys to life itself.

  • Turtle: The Incredible Journey 3D (3D Blu-Ray + Blu-Ray) Turtle: The Incredible Journey 3D (3D Blu-Ray + Blu-Ray) | Blu Ray | (22/04/2013) from £17.92  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Owner's Guide Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Owner's Guide | DVD | (10/04/2006) from £3.00  |  Saving you £3.31 (30.10%)  |  RRP £10.99

    Featuring expert advice from a Championship show judge a vet with 40 years experience and an animal behaviourist this DVD offers you all the insight you need to help you raise and care for your Staffie. They'll take you step by step through all the stages of Staffie ownership including: what to look for in a breeder choosing the right puppy from a litter puppy proofing your home transporting your Staffie what to do when you get home toilet training puppy's first visit to the

  • National Geographic - Lost in China [DVD] National Geographic - Lost in China | DVD | (28/02/2011) from £N/A  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £9.99

    From China's wild west to Beijing's boom photography and filmmaking duo Jeff and Peter Hutchens capture china in its moment of change. Jumping into an icy swimming pool in minus 14 degree Celsius temperatures in northern China? No problem. Playing polo with a headless goat? Easy. Getting kicked out of Gansu province by the Chinese government? All in a day's work. Climbing a five-storey sword ladder? Now that may be pushing it for Peter and Jeff Hutchens the 20-something filmmaker/photographer duo in this new six-part series. Peter and Jeff go back to China where they lived as children to document the nation in the midst of social reinvention. Whether it's a round of pick-up basketball with Tibetan herdsmen a synthesized dance party outside traditional Kyrgyz yurts or a mobile phone-wielding camel guide in the desert the boys uniquely capture the old China blending in with the new. While in Yunnan the boys make time to visit with a Lisu crossbow competitor whose house is only reachable by zipline and is accented with a rat hanging from the ceiling. In Gansu they experience firsthand the political struggles taking place in China after being forced to leave the area during the recent Tibetan protests. In Harbin Peter and Jeff return to familiar territory trying their hand at ice sculpting and ice swimming before warming up with a few shots of vodka at a local bar made entirely from ice. The series allows Jeff and Peter to demonstrate what they do best: taking truly stunning photographs and film footage that turn the series into a visual feast. Travelling from rough and tumble western China to the picturesque Three Gorges along the Yangtze and the desolate steppes of Inner Mongolia Peter and Jeff expressively depict the feel of these landscapes and spirit of those living in this dynamic country. Episodes Comprise: Lost In China: Silk Road: Jeff and Peter venture into the rugged western frontier of China where they join a unique game of polo and take in a violent cock fight. Lost In China: Three Gorges Dam: The Hutchens brothers journey on the Yangtze river. They grew up nearby and want one last look before this land is consumed by the rising waters. Lost In China: Ice City: Returning to Harbin where they spent time as children Peter and Jeff are amazed by the transformation from a railroad town to a bustling city. Lost In China: Going Local: Jeff and Peter celebrate Chinese New Year in Yunnan before heading to a festival that celebrates the cultures and customs of the Lisu people. Lost In China: Kicked Out Of Gansu: The boys combine the old and new as they play basketball with locals in Gansu. But when protests erupt in the region they are forced to leave. Lost In China: Beijing Boom: Peter and Jeff visit China's capital Beijing where they join a punk band and play ping-pong with members of the Communist Youth League.

  • Coast Series 1-4 Boxset [DVD] Coast Series 1-4 Boxset | DVD | (24/08/2009) from £28.95  |  Saving you £31.04 (51.70%)  |  RRP £59.99

    Discover the curious relationship between the British and the seas in all the episodes of the first 4 series of the popular BBC show.

  • National Geographic - Machu Picchu Decoded [DVD] National Geographic - Machu Picchu Decoded | DVD | (20/07/2015) from £8.45  |  Saving you £-0.46 (-5.80%)  |  RRP £7.99

    National Geographic: Machu Picchu Decoded

  • Conquerors Conquerors | DVD | (19/05/2008) from £N/A  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Disc 1 Peter the Great 45 minutes Peter the Great is the fascinating story of the 18th Century Tsar who almost single handedly modernised Russia. Peter standing tall at 6'7"" was a man of the renaissance whose aim was to both modernise and westernise his vast country. Disc 2 Ivan the Terrible 45 minutes For four hundred years the name Ivan the Terrible has conjured up a legend of senseless cruelty. In the west he is the image of the mad tyrant but in the country he ruled he is remembered very differently. For many Russians Ivan is still Ivan the Grozny translated as awesome rather than terrible the Tsar who held his country firmly in his grip dragged his nation out of the dark ages instituted sweeping internal reforms established a foreign office and expanded Russia's borders in a series of campaigns. Disc 3 Hannibal 1 hour 30 minutes This enthralling documentary brings to life the story of the Carthaginian general who took on the world's most powerful empire. Hannibal with his masterful military tactics struck fear into all Roman hearts and brought the mighty Roman Republic to the brink of ruin. Hannibal sees archaeologists historians and military experts pay homage to this legendary conqueror and gives the viewer and insight into his military strategy right up to his tragic end. Disc 4 Genghis Khan 1 hour 30 minutes This superb documentary gives an insight into the life of arguably the world's greatest conqueror Genghis Khan. Khan conquered more of the world than any other man in history. His brilliance as a charismatic leader and military strategist enabled him to unite the Mongol tribes and outmanoeuvre every army that dared to come before him leaving behind him a dynasty that would last for generations. Disc 5 Cortes 45 minutes Brutal and ruthless Hernan Cortes conqueror of Mexico stands as one of the greatest conquistadores of all time. It was Cortes thirst for gold and power that had led his ambitious Spaniard to Mexico in 1519 to begin a conquest unlike any other in history. Disc 6 Boadicea 1 hour 30 minutes This is a story seldom told the amazing story of Boadicea the warrior queen who rose up against the mighty Roman Empire in response to heinous crimes against her family. Boadicea's stroy has been known for some two millennia set down in the pages of ancient Roman history and folded into Celtic myth and legend. Disc 7 Attila The Hun 45 minutes This is the compelling story of the 5th Century conqueror they called Scourge of God. Ruthless powerful and fearsome no ruler in history represents the unbridled rage and brutality of the barbarian as much as Attila the Hun. For most people the very name Attila the Hun conjures up images of bloodthirsty savages rampaging across Europe sacking all that stood before them. Disc 8 Alexander the Great 2 hours 30 minutes In the year 334 BC a 20 year old military commander from Northern Greec

  • Training Dogs Training Dogs | DVD | (21/07/2003) from £4.99  |  Saving you £2.36 (23.60%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Training dogs should be fun not just for owners but more importantly the dogs should enjoy it too. In this video one of the country's leading pet behaviour counsellors John Fisher spends a day with Philippa Williams a member of the Assosciation of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). A wide variety of dogs of all breeds are seen learning to be well behaved and loving every minute of it. Whether you just want a well-behaved dog or aspire to higher levels of competition this video highlights the training ethos of APDT members and will certainly put you on the right lines to success.

  • How Plants Made Us [DVD] How Plants Made Us | DVD | (16/04/2012) from £4.99  |  Saving you £20.00 (80.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    We might think humans are the most powerful living thing on Earth, but it's plants that time and again have set the agenda for life. All animals rely on plants for their survival. This is not an accident - they are the most powerful evolutionary force on Earth. Plants enabled amphibians to leave the water, they had a hand in the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, and they ensured the ultimate triumph of insects, mammals, birds and even us - all for their own benefit. Because plants have only ever had one goal - the total domination of the planet. It is a story of ruthless ingenuity, seduction and deception; of unimaginable power and ambition. An epic tale, How to Grow a Planet offers a stunning new perspective on Earth history.

  • Killer Instinct - Lizards [2002] Killer Instinct - Lizards | DVD | (10/10/2005) from £3.99  |  Saving you £2.00 (33.40%)  |  RRP £5.99

    From the furtive movements of the tiniest of the species to the lumbering motion of the massive Komodo Dragon lizards can evoke a fear that ripples down our spine knowing their minds are cool with a single purpose to survive at your cost if necessary Rob Bredl brings new understanding to the Komodo Dragons the largest monitor on earth and compares them with their Australian cousins the goannas. He also introduces us to the perentie known by the Australian Aboriginal people as the Land Crocodile. Rob gleefully gets his hands on some serious lizards surviving in extreme environments on pure killer instinct.

  • Monty Don's Dream Farm [DVD] Monty Don's Dream Farm | DVD | (29/03/2010) from £8.29  |  Saving you £11.70 (58.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    In this brand new series Monty Don meets people who have left the rat race to live the real good life. Teaching former ad executives engineers journalists and management consultants how to rear cows keep bees and even look after ostriches and alpacas Monty follows the would-be farmers over three farming seasons.

  • Hebrides - Islands on the Edge [Blu-ray] Hebrides - Islands on the Edge | Blu Ray | (05/08/2013) from £7.99  |  Saving you £9.00 (53.00%)  |  RRP £16.99

    Scotland's Hebrides are Europe's final frontier against the wild and unpredictable Atlantic Ocean. This landmark wildlife series, is narrated by Ewan McGregor and shot in breathtaking HD. The series introduces an unforgettable wild animal cast struggling to survive, on these magical islands. In the course of a wild year, we meet otters, dolphins, eagles, seals and many other charismatic creatures filmed by some of the greatest wildlife camera talent in the world. Compelling story-telling co...

  • David Attenborough's First Life [DVD] David Attenborough's First Life | DVD | (22/11/2010) from £5.19  |  Saving you £14.80 (74.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    The epic story of the beginning of life on Earth from the much loved and respected naturalist writer and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. Spanning billions of years Attenborough's time-travelling narrative brings you face to face with the first animals that ever existed.

  • Discovery Channel - Big Cats [DVD] Discovery Channel - Big Cats | DVD | (11/10/2010) from £4.99  |  Saving you £13.00 (65.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Box Set Comprises: Into the Lion's Den: Zoologist Dave Salmoni is pioneering a new research project that has never been attempted before removing the barrier between man and beast by walking in on a pride of lions to observe learn the language and gain social acceptance. Into the Lion's Den brings viewers to the edge of human animal interaction. Amba The Russian Tiger: Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan heads to Eastern Russia on his most challenging trip to date as he goes in search of the Russian tiger. The beautiful and unknown area of Ussuriland is his destination which has the largest unbroken area of forest with the single largest population of tigers anywhere in the world. White Lions: King of Kings: The lion is the symbol of power royalty magic and mysticism. In an effort to help ensure the survival of the species two sets of white lions are taken from their home in South Africa to their new home at Mogo Zoo in Australia.

  • Planet Earth - Special Edition [Blu-ray] Planet Earth - Special Edition | Blu Ray | (11/10/2010) from £15.99  |  Saving you £19.00 (54.30%)  |  RRP £34.99

    The makers of The Blue Planet present the epic story of life on Earth as seen on the BBC. Five years in production over 2000 days in the field using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. A stunning television experience that combines rare action unimaginable scale impossible locations and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved wildest and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers this blockbuster series takes you on an unforgettable journey through the challenging seasons and the daily struggle for survival in Earth's most extreme habitats. Using a budget of unprecedented proportions photography and unique specially developed filming techniques Planet Earth takes you to places you have never seen before to experience sights and sounds you may never experience again.

  • Super Sense Super Sense | DVD | (21/08/2006) from £17.79  |  Saving you £0.20 (1.10%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Amazing effects reveal the secrets of animal perception in this innovative series! Discover how certain animals detect the Earth's electro-magnetic field or use infra-red heat to hunt. Find out how some insects see UV light whales use sonar and how spiders listen to the wingbeats of prey.

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