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  • The Planet Collection (Blue Planet/Planet Earth/Frozen Planet) [DVD] The Planet Collection (Blue Planet/Planet Earth/Frozen Planet) | DVD | (08/12/2011) from £32.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (34.00%)  |  RRP £49.99

  • Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 [DVD] Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 | DVD | (28/10/2013) from £18.79  |  Saving you £7.55 (18.90%)  |  RRP £39.99

    It's the gamble of a lifetime - find gold or go bust...This action-packed series follows a group of down-on-their-luck men who in the face of an economic meltdown risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in Alaska. As rival crews stake their claims to mining opportunities in Alaska and the Yukon the pressure is on to strike paydirt before the funds run out and the prospectors are sent packing. Will these intrepid miners be rewarded for their hard work and optimism or will the glittering treasures of the frozen north remain out of their reach?

  • The American Civil War - a film by Ken Burns [DVD] The American Civil War - a film by Ken Burns | DVD | (14/09/2009) from £45.73  |  Saving you £14.26 (23.80%)  |  RRP £59.99

    It divided a country. It created a nation.

  • Secret Army - Series 1-3 [DVD] Secret Army - Series 1-3 | DVD | (01/01/2010) from £38.98  |  Saving you £36.01 (48.00%)  |  RRP £74.99

    The complete classic BBC TV series about the struggles of the Low Countries population during their occupation by the Nazi's during World War II.

  • Travels With Palin Travels With Palin | DVD | (09/11/2009) from £38.99  |  Saving you £31.00 (44.30%)  |  RRP £69.99

    The Michael Palin Collection 2008

  • Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) [Masters of Cinema] [Blu-ray] Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) | Blu Ray | (30/01/2015) from £33.99  |  Saving you £36.00 (51.40%)  |  RRP £69.99

    To write a review of a film such as Shoah seems an impossible task: how to sum up one of the most powerful discourses on film in such a way as to make people realise that this is a documentary of immense consequence, a documentary that is not easy to watch but important to watch, a documentary that not only records the facts but bears witness. We are commanded "Never forget"; this film helps us to fulfil that mandate, reverberating with the viewer long after the movie has ended. Yes, Holocaust films are plentiful, both fictional and non-, with titles such as The Last Days, Schindler's List and Life Is Beautiful entering the mainstream. But this is not a film about the Holocaust per se; this is a film about people. It's a meandering, nine-and-a-half-hour film that never shows graphic pictures or delves into the political aspects of what happened in Europe in the 1930s and 40s but talks with survivors, with SS men, with those who witnessed the extermination of 6 million Jews.Director Claude Lanzmann spent 11 years tracking people down, cajoling them into talking, asking them questions they didn't want to face. When soldiers refuse to appear on film, Lanzmann sneaks cameras in. When people are on the verge of breaking down and can't answer any more questions, Lanzmann asks anyway. He gives names to the victims--driving through a town that was predominantly Jewish before Hitler's time, a local points out which Jews owned what. Lanzmann travels the world, speaking to workers in Poland, survivors in Israel, officers in Germany. He is not a detached interviewer; his probings are deeply personal. One man farmed the land upon which Treblinka was built. "Didn't the screams bother you?" Lanzmann asks. When the farmer seems to brush the issues aside with a smile, Lanzmann's fury is noticeable. "Didn't all this bother you?" he demands angrily, only to be told, "When my neighbour cuts his thumb, I don't feel hurt." The responses, the details are difficult to hear but critical nonetheless. Shoahtells the story of the most horrifying event of the 20th century, not chronologically and not with historical detail, but in an even more important way: person by person. --Jenny Brown

  • The Complete Victorian Farm Collection Boxed Set [DVD] The Complete Victorian Farm Collection Boxed Set | DVD | (22/08/2011) from £36.09  |  Saving you £63.90 (63.90%)  |  RRP £99.99

    Tales From The Green Valley Turning the clock back over 400 years fi ve archaeologists and historians take on the challenge of running a farm for a year as it was in the 1600s when King James I held the throne. Victorian Farm & Victorian Farm Christmas In Victorian Farm Ruth Goodman Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands devote a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment. From the warmth of summer to the depths of winter they rediscover this almost forgotten world. And in Victorian Farm Christmas the team return to prepare for a truly festive holiday season. Victorian Pharmacy Historian Ruth Goodman Professor of Pharmacy Nick Barber and PhD student Tom Quick open the doors to an authentic Victorian Pharmacy. They source ingredients mix potions and dispense cures. But in an age when skin creams contained arsenic and cold medicines were based on opium the team needs to be highly selective. Edwardian Farm The Victorian Farmers Alex Langlands Peter Ginn and domestic historian Ruth Goodman return to experience life on an Edwardian Farm. Setting up home at Morwellham Quay in Devon the intrepid trio have to get to grips with the trials and tribulations of life at the turn of the 20th century.

  • The Complete Bible Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) The Complete Bible Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) | DVD | (15/11/2010) from £34.99  |  Saving you £116.00 (76.80%)  |  RRP £150.99

    The greatest story ever told comes to DVD! The largest television production ever undertaken sold in more than 140 countries worldwide The Bible Series has received 11 Emmy and 3 Cable Ace nominations and an Emmy award for Outstanding Miniseries. Over fifteen years in development and a further ten in the making the series' aim is to bring the stories of the Old Testament to life for contemporary audiences using big screen film methods and the best actors and directors available. Its cast of world-renowned stars include Sir Ben Kingsley Dennis Hopper Gary Oldman Oliver Reed Richard Harris Sean Bean Christopher Lee Jonathan Pryce and Elizabeth Hurley. The films' directors include Academy and Emmy award-winners Joseph Sargent Roger Young Nicolas Roeg and Robert Markowitz with title music composed arranged and conducted by the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone. This exclusive set boasts over 35 hours of lavish productions that you will treasure forever.

  • The Farm Collection (Featuring Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm) [DVD] The Farm Collection (Featuring Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm) | DVD | (26/11/2012) from £33.69  |  Saving you £36.30 (51.90%)  |  RRP £69.99

    Victorian FarmIn Victorian Farm, social historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands devote a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment. From the warmth of summer to the depths of winter, they rediscover this almost forgotten world. Edwardian FarmThe Victorian Farmers Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman return to experience life on an Edwardian farm. The intrepid trio have to get to grips with the trials and tribulations of life at the turn of the 20th century. Wartime FarmFrom the acclaimed producers of the Edwardian Farm and Victorian Farm. Alex, Peter and Ruth return to experience life on a farm, this time during the Second World War and bring us a fascinating blend of war history, survival creativity and endurance. Special Features: Behind the Scenes Interviews with Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn A Victorian Farm Calendar Presenter Biographies Picture Galleries Subtitles

  • All You Need Is Love : The Story Of Popular Music - Tony Palmer's Classic Series (5 Discs - Region 0) [2008] All You Need Is Love : The Story Of Popular Music - Tony Palmer's Classic Series (5 Discs - Region 0) | DVD | (05/05/2008) from £30.96  |  Saving you £31.22 (42.20%)  |  RRP £73.99

    Available to own for the first time!!!!! All You Need Is Love makes it DVD debut as a lavish boxed set containing all 17 episodes of this groundbreaking documentary spread across 5 discs. The series covers the ""Story OF Popular Music"" encompassing ragtime blues jazz vaudeville musicals folk swing country and rock n'roll and features some of the major names from the past 50+ years including John Lennon Paul McCartney Elvis Jerry Lee Lewis Hendrix Bing Crosby Dizzy Gillespie Muddy Waters Frank Zappa Mike Oldfield Tina Turner Eric Clapton Bill Wyman and many more!! Frequently described as ""THE definitive music documentary"" and regarded as much ""cult"" viewing today as it was upon original broadcast 30 years ago. It was in the mid 70's at the suggestion of John Lennon that celebrated journalist and film maker TONY PALMER decided to document the ""Story Of Popular Music"" and set about interviewing all the major players past and present at the time. Even in the 70's this was a monumental task but despite the undertaking the finished project was one that aspiring film makers would look to for inspiration even today. The program was originally broadcast between 1976 and 1981 but since that time it has neither been commercially released or repeated.

  • Peter Gabriel New Blood Live In London Deluxe Edition [DVD] Peter Gabriel New Blood Live In London Deluxe Edition | DVD | (24/10/2011) from £35.05  |  Saving you £0.94 (2.60%)  |  RRP £35.99

    Filmed at Hammersmith Apollo in March of this year, New Blood - Live In London captures Peter Gabriel performing live with the 46 piece New Blood Orchestra. The repertoire mixes cover versions from his Scratch My Back album with classic tracks from across his solo career in brand new orchestral arrangements. Gabriel is a renowned live performer and his onstage charisma and instantly recognisable voice combine brilliantly with the orchestral sound palette to breathe a new sense of wonder into familiar songs. As you would expect the concert is also a visual feast, with graphics, animation and imagery blending to enhance and illustrate the music. This is truly a live experience not to be missed.

  • Anne Frank - Dear Kitty Anne Frank - Dear Kitty | DVD | (18/08/2008) from £49.12  |  Saving you £-41.13 (-514.80%)  |  RRP £7.99

    Remembering the tragic life of Anne Frank a Dutch Jew who hid away Nazi persecution with her family only to be discovered and sent to Auschwitz shortly before the war's end... If it hadn't been for Miep Gies 'The Diary Of Anne Frank' would have been lost. She found it on the floor of the hiding place after Anne's arrest and following the war she gave it to Otto Frank who was the only member of the family to survive Auschwitz. Now more than 50 years after Anne Franks arrest Miep Gies once again walks through the building where she used to work....

  • Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection [DVD] Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection | DVD | (11/04/2016) from £40.25  |  Saving you £28.74 (41.70%)  |  RRP £68.99

    Join Discovery as we go in search of Ancient Egypt and uncover the truth behind some of the world's oldest and most famous mysteries. This fascinating 14-disc collection provides a unique insight into the wonders of one of the world's greatest dynasties. From the spectacular pyramids to the tombs that lie within them, the legendary boy-king Tutankhamun to the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, travel back thousands of years and discover a culture that still influences the way we live more than four thousand years later. Learn the stories behind some of the most famous names in Ancient history: Queen Nefertiti, whose life still remains a mystery after 3,000 years; King Ramses II who ruled for 64 years and built on a scale unequalled by any ruler in history; Cleopatra and Hatshepsut, icons of beguiling beauty and supreme power, their command rivalling that of the mightiest male rulers of all time. Find out why the pyramids were first built, discover their original purpose and learn about the geniuses who designed them. Hear the story of Imhotep – the Egyptian Royal Architect and engineer of the world's first pyramid - who was worshipped as a God and step inside the pyramids that acted as tombs of kings, while others were places of unspeakable horror.

  • Ghost Capitals Box Set [DVD] Ghost Capitals Box Set | DVD | (18/10/2010) from £31.29  |  Saving you £8.70 (21.80%)  |  RRP £39.99

    For the past 18 years renowned paranormal historian Richard Felix has been searching for the truth behind ghosts. One of his many projects has been the Ghost Tour of Great Britain. This box set contains Britain's Ghost Capitals that he has visited whilst conducting his ghost Tour of Great Britain. Listen to eye witness accounts as they recall personal tales of ghostly goings-on and unexplainable events in the most haunted cities in Great Britain. You will never see these 5 haunted cities in quite the same light again as Richard takes you on his chilling tour.

  • Metro-Land Metro-Land | DVD | (31/07/2006) from £14.99  |  Saving you £-20.00 (-133.40%)  |  RRP £14.99

    Sir John Betjeman the nation's best loved poet hosts this classic eulogy to the people and places served by London's Metropolitan Line. As the leafy counties of Bucks Herts and Middlesex yielded to the engines of the first steam underground the pastoral world of Betjeman's youth gave way to the suburban dream of the railway planners. Betjeman contrasts the old and new ways of life as he follows the Neasden nature trail visits the Pinner village fair plays a round of golf at Moor Park and explores the historical houses along the line. From Baker Street to the forgotten station at Quainton Road Sir John Betjeman is your guide on an eccentric and unforgettable journey into Metro-Land.

  • The Complete Lovers Guide Collection [DVD] The Complete Lovers Guide Collection | DVD | (06/02/2012) from £32.09  |  Saving you £29.90 (48.20%)  |  RRP £61.99

    The Lovers’ Guide remains the first and best adult guide revealing a wealth of informative, engaging and entertaining information designed to revitalise your sex life, widen your repertoire and enhance your relationships. Now you can own all ten of these ground-breaking films all in one complete collection.

  • Super Duper Alice Cooper - Deluxe Edition [2dvd+Br+Cd Set] Super Duper Alice Cooper - Deluxe Edition | DVD | (26/05/2014) from £36.05  |  Saving you £7.94 (18.00%)  |  RRP £43.99

    Documentary about American shock rock singer Alice Cooper. The film shows how Vincent Furnier, aka Alice Cooper, battled against alcoholism and controversy while his group began grabbing headlines throughout the 1970s thanks to their unconventional music and infamous stage shows. Included in the documentary are exclusive interviews with the man himself as well as those who have worked alongside him and those who admire him such as Elton John, Iggy Pop and John Lydon.

  • Tchaikovsky - the Ballets Tchaikovsky - the Ballets | DVD | (27/08/2007) from £37.79  |  Saving you £12.20 (24.40%)  |  RRP £49.99

    The Ballets - Tchaikovsky:Features:Swan Lake.The Nutcracker.The Sleeping Beauty.

  • The Is Born Series The Is Born Series | DVD | (20/09/2004) from £45.79  |  Saving you £12.20 (21.00%)  |  RRP £57.99

    More than 20 hours of instruction as Mark Evans shows how to restore classic vehicles and build kits from scratch. A Bike Is Born - Triumph Bonneville: In this volume Mark restores a 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R. Despite being a Britsh marque it was built for the American market being despatched through the Triumph corporation in Baltimore. A Bike Is Born - Custom Trike: Mark's next biking challenge is to rebuild a two seater three-wheeled trike using the rear axle from a VW Beetle. Power is supplied courtesy of a 1800VW engine with Webe Carbs. A Plane Is Born - 200mph Europa XS Kit Aircraft: A Plane Is Born takes the viewer for the first time through the process of building a 200mph aircraft capable of flying from England to the South of France on a single tank of fuel. A Chopper Is Born - Rotorway Exec 162F Helicopter Kit: What do you do when you've built a car bike and plane? You build a helicopter! A Car Is Born - Pilgrim Sumo: A Car Is Born follows the intrepid Mark as he builds a Pilgrim Sumo 5.7 litre V8 supercar. A Car Is Reborn: The jewel in the series' crown as Mark tackles the restoration of the classiest of classic cars a 1965 series 1.1 E-Type Jaquar from farmer's field to concourse condition. A Racing Car Is Born - Westfield 1800 7-Type Circuit Racer: Mark turns his hand to the world of the budget race-car as he builds tunes and ultimately races a 7-type circuit racer - his very own Westfield 1800. A Bike Is Born - Harley Davidson: Mark's challenge is to reconstruct a classic Harley Davidson. Built in 1942 this Harley needs a complete reconstruction and Mark is the man to provide it!

  • Titanic Titanic | DVD | (26/05/2008) from £16.99  |  Saving you £-19.96 (-99.80%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Disc 1. The Investigation Begins 52 minutes In April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg the RMS Titanic cruise ship sunk into the North Atlantic ocean in one of the most notorious disasters in world history. This special one-hour program documents an unprecedented August 1996 research and recovery expedition during which a section of the Titanic's hull is raised briefly before returning to the ocean floor. Disc 2. Anatomy of a Disaster 1 hour 44 minutes In April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg the RMS Titanic cruise ship sunk into the North Atlantic ocean in one of the most notorious disasters in world history. Touted as unsinkable before its maiden voyage the manner in which the Titanic sunk has long been a mystery and source of debate. Scientists and researchers combine underwater archaeology forensic science metallurgy microbiology and sonar imaging to present a complete investigation of the sinking and attempt to answer puzzling questions about the wreck. Computer graphic animation will create important aspects of the sinking. In addition to interviews with scientists survivors will share their thoughts and dramatic recreations will offer a view into the history as it was happening. Disc 3 and 4. Answers from the Abyss - Volumes 1 and 2 2 hours Groundbreaking deep-water tests show what's never been seen Titanic's fate once she slipped out of sight beneath the chilly ocean waves. New photo mosaics images show stunning views of new pieces of the submerged hull. Disc 5. Deep Inside the Titanic 52 minutes Discovery Channel uses its special remote submersibles to glide through the living spaces of this famous ship. Viewers witness the current condition of the ballrooms hallways and living quarters of the vessel while the program reveals what each was like before the tragedy. On a guided tour of the ship the stories of the inhabitants of each room are told. Around each corner the grandeur that made this ship the pride of the White Star line brings home the poignant story of those who spent their last moments aboard Disc 6. Untold Stories 52 minutes Titanic: Untold Stories is the personal account of the people and the tragedy. In never-before-seen footage we journey with historian Charles Haas as he descends the depths of the North Atlantic and guides us on a tour of the Titanic. While recounting tales of triumph and struggle we see among the many sites the doors where all passengers would have entered peer through the porthole of a first class cabin see the davits where the too few lifeboats hung pause by the mailroom where the postal workers heroically died. With this unique footage plus letters old stills artifacts and new recreations we tell the human stories of this famous ship as never before. . Disc 8. Last Mysteries of the Titanic 1 hour 28 minutes This compelling documentary sees Academy Award Winning Director James Cameron lead his team of underwater explorers on a series of

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