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  • Tales From The Green Valley Tales From The Green Valley | DVD | (27/12/2005) from £7.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (68.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Travel back through history to a time when King James I ruled the land in this fascinating BBC 2 series... A hidden Welsh border valley provides the ideal setting for a documentative reality-experience as a group of archeology and history experts spend a year immersed in country life as it was 400 years ago when King James I ruled the land. Each episode will focus on amonth in the life of the farm following the seasonal tasks that the team endeavour to carry out - from harvesting a

  • The Red Balloon/White Mane The Red Balloon/White Mane | DVD | (22/09/2008) from £7.48  |  Saving you £7.51 (50.10%)  |  RRP £14.99

    The Red Balloon and White Mane remain timeless and wonderful children's classics. Unseen for years these award-winning short fi lms have been recently restored so as to present them in the best possible picture quality. The two films were both directed by the award-winning Albert Lamorisse a man who the New York Times has described as ...a remarkable artist: one of the cinema's best poets and a fearless explorer of the scary and exhilarating outbacks of the imagination. The Red Balloon: The award-winning and critically acclaimed fantasy short film directed by Albert Lamorisse follows the relationship between a little boy and a red balloon with a mind of its own that he befriends on the Parisian streets. Widely recognised as one of the most important films in children's cinema this 1956 classic is the only dialogue-free film to win an Oscar for Best Screenplay. White Mane: The 1953 French classic and winner of the 1958 Palme D'Or at Cannes tells the tale of a boy who tames a wild stallion called White Mane. Filmed in the marshes of the Camargue in south-west France White Mane is a beautiful journey into the wilderness that remains a groundbreaking work of children's cinema to this day.

  • Häxan - Witchcraft Through the Ages [DVD] Häxan - Witchcraft Through the Ages | DVD | (28/01/2013) from £8.99  |  Saving you £11.00 (55.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Since its premiere in 1922 Benjamin Christensen's exploration of the role of superstition in medieval minds has caused outrage and protest from both the general public and religious groups. Dramatizing satanic activities and rituals including the ways in which suspected witches were tortured and killed Haxan is a deliriously imaginative masterpiece. Not until 1941 did the director earn belated fame and respect - proof that this genre-defying 'documentary' was far ahead of its time. In 1968 the film won further praise and a whole new audience when it was re-released with a William Burroughs narration under the title Witchcraft through the Ages.

  • Giggs Fitness: Power & Strength Through Yoga [DVD] Giggs Fitness: Power & Strength Through Yoga | DVD | (17/01/2011) from £11.82  |  Saving you £2.17 (15.50%)  |  RRP £13.99

    Ryan Giggs presents Giggs Fitness - a refreshing new personal training DVD that offers clear expert advice guidance and comprehensive workout routines to aid and maintain fitness levels; with particular emphasis on yoga-inspired exercises to help maintain flexibility and prevent injury. 'There is a very good reason as to why I have managed to maintain my level of fitness and continue playing at premiership level for so long' says Ryan. Inspired by the well documented benefits of Yoga Ryan has been a convert of the discipline for years and together with his enthusiastic and experienced instructor Sarah Ramsden they have developed an exciting and rewarding combination of exercises that help reach and maintain a good level of fitness whatever the entry level. The DVD features a number of generic conditioning circuits focusing on the main musculo-skeletal issues predominant in football and running sports combined with yoga-inspired excercises used to develop flexibility maintain stamina core stability and speed and prevent injury. 'Giggs Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the secrets of my strength and fitness and is the perfect total body workout' says Ryan. Therefore the following sequences have been developed with this focus in mind and Ryan and Sarah present a motivating achievable but challenging workout that delivers a perfect personal training manual to the masses. Main circuit 1 x 40 mins: Including warm-up standing core chest and thoracic spine passive flexibility. Sub-circuit 5 x 10 mins: Based on common issues and restrictions.

  • Tony Robinsons Crime And Punishment [DVD] Tony Robinsons Crime And Punishment | DVD | (17/10/2011) from £8.98  |  Saving you £11.01 (55.10%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Tony Robinson goes on a fascinating and sometimes bizarre journey to discover the origins of our laws and what we do to people when they break from them. From trials by boiling water, through the decapitation of a king, to the emergence of a modern democracy, it is a journey that starts two thousand years ago and remains unfinished today. We find out how the Normans created the first surveillance society, how today’s compensation culture was started by Anglo Saxons and how a man whose body was kept in a London cupboard inspired us to stop stringing people up and start locking them up instead. Throughout his historical journey, Tony plays the part of the accused, judge, jury and executioner and discovers the often strange circumstances from which the main tenants of modern English law emerged.

  • The Boer War: 1899-1902 [DVD] The Boer War: 1899-1902 | DVD | (20/08/2012) from £7.99  |  Saving you £1.54 (15.40%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Explore the war that changed the British Army forever.Take a trip back in time to the turn of the 20th century, to the last years of Queen Victoria's reign when the sun never set on the British Empire. Rebellion and war had occupied the British military for decades, flaring up in colonies from Canada to Burma, yet the British Army had always emerged victorious. Now, in the sun-bleached landscape of South Africa, Britain found itself in conflict with a formidable and determined enemy. It would prove to be a war that would demand new strategies and tactics from the British, as the rulebook was torn up in the face of a new kind of guerilla warfare.This feature-length documentary uses rare archive footage, photographs and illustrations to bring to life the last large-scale British military operation before WWI. Examining both sides of the conflict, the programme places the three-year campaign in its historical context, providing a shocking and revealing insight into a war that claimed tens of thousands of lives.

  • In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great | DVD | (01/08/2005) from £4.89  |  Saving you £13.10 (72.80%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Michael Wood brings his own unique approach to the story of Alexander the Great which has excited and puzzled the imagination of East and West for the past 2000 years. Alexander's extraordinary journey is now seen as a key moment in history which laid the foundations for the later dominance of Western culture but which also ironically paved the way for the spread of Islam. In this innovative and compelling account combining travel adventure with history and current affairs Michael Wood embarks on a 2000 mile journey in the footsteps of Alexander's army through many of the 20th century's major troublespots including Gaza and Afghanistan. He travels with Lebanese traders Iranian pilgrims and Afghan guerrillas by jeep train boat camel and on foot. In an account based on the texts of Greek and Roman historians the momentous events of the past are interwoven with present day reality.

  • Andre Rieu: New York Memories [DVD] Andre Rieu: New York Memories | DVD | (04/07/2011) from £7.24  |  Saving you £4.70 (29.40%)  |  RRP £15.99

  • Why They Sank Titanic [DVD] Why They Sank Titanic | DVD | (27/02/2012) from £6.80  |  Saving you £3.19 (31.90%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Everyone knows the story of the Titanic, how the largest moving object ever fashioned by the hand of man hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage and sank in the middle of the North Atlantic, and 1,500 lives were lost. The tragedy has been well documented in books and on films. No matter how often the story is told, it never fails to capture the imagination. It is a story that has left many questions unanswered, and the programme provides an intriguing hypothesis that the ship that plummeted two miles to the bottom of the sea was not the Titanic but its sister ship the Olympic.This film is based upon the research of Andrew Newton and includes the evidence of the British and American inquiries, the eye witness reports of survivors, newspapers of the day, photographs, video, film and radio broadcasts.The views and opinions presented in this film are based on actual evidence and legitimate inference.The people depicted are all deceased and can shed no light on the mystery of the Titanic's sinking.This hypothesis is presented for viewers to reach their own conclusions.It may be the ultimate conspiracy - or could it be the truth?

  • Sicko [2007] Sicko | DVD | (07/01/2008) from £2.95  |  Saving you £12.80 (71.20%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Sicko is the new documentary film by director Michael Moore. It investigates the United States health care system with a focus on for-profit health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry. The film compares the U.S. health care system with that of Canada's single-payer system and other universal health care systems including those in France the United Kingdom and Cuba. The film has been criticized for not discussing the drawbacks of universal health care in these countries.

  • The Untold History of the United States [DVD] The Untold History of the United States | DVD | (01/07/2013) from £21.95  |  Saving you £8.00 (26.70%)  |  RRP £29.99

    From Academy Award-winning film director and screenwriter Oliver Stone. A fascinating documentary series that covers the last 60 years of American History. Focusses on the dramatically under-reported events of the era that shaped the USA. The series also includes newly discovered facts from the Kennedy administration and the Vietnam War and looks at how America achieved its current global role post Cold War. Poses questions such as What did Stalin say to President Truman to make him drop the atomic bomb on Japan?; What were the real reasons behind World War 1 and II? and Was Ronald Reagan one of the worst or best Presidents of all time? It's the American story told in a way that has never been told before.

  • Jennie - Lady Randolph Churchill - The Complete Series [DVD] [1974] Jennie - Lady Randolph Churchill - The Complete Series | DVD | (27/07/2009) from £8.39  |  Saving you £11.60 (58.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Jennie - Lady Randolph Churchill: The Complete Series (2 Disc)

  • Wonders of the Universe / Wonders of the Solar System Box Set [Blu-ray] Wonders of the Universe / Wonders of the Solar System Box Set | Blu Ray | (04/04/2011) from £11.99  |  Saving you £28.00 (70.00%)  |  RRP £39.99

    Wonders Of The Universe Professor Brian Cox is back with another mind-blowing exploration of the cosmos. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. With the most profound and elegant scientific ideas at its heart, Wonders Of The Universe reveals how the story of humanity is intimately entwined with the epic story of the universe. 13.7 billion years old, 93 billion light years across, more than 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This almost infinite, vast and complex universe has been the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years. The wonders of the universe might seem alien to us and impossible to understand, but Professor Brian Cox uses the evidence found in the natural world around us to explain its simple truths. Brian visits some of the most dramatic locations on the planet to explain the fundamental principles that underpin the laws of nature – light, gravity, matter and time. He shows us how the water of Victoria Falls in Zambia behaves exactly as light does around a black hole and how the same laws that govern our lives here on Earth apply across the entire universe. Using 3D CGI imagery, his expert knowledge and his infectious enthusiasm, Professor Cox shows us that by understanding the laws that govern the universe we end up answering the deepest question about our own existence; who we are? Where do we come from? And what will happen to us? Wonders Of The Solar System Professor Brian Cox takes another giant leap for humankind as images of distant alien worlds are brought into breathtaking focus. Giant ice fountains rising over 100km high; an ocean hidden beneath a frozen crust of ice; storms three times the size of Earth coloured blood red by a vortex of dust and gases; immense volcanoes that would put Mount Everest in the shade – this amazing DVD reveals the true and awesome beauty of our solar system. It's an epic journey of discovery, where bizarre worlds become real places we can see, feel and visit. Travelling from the Sun to the far-out reaches of Neptune, Wonders Of The Solar System has at its heart the latest scientific knowledge beamed back from the fleet of probes, rovers and telescopes currently in space. Using the very latest images sent direct from space, and spectacular CGI, the series presents a spellbinding voyage around the natural wonders of the solar system, capturing explosive phenomena in minute detail. Alongside these startlingly authentic images, some of the most spectacular, extreme locations on Earth help to reveal wonders never thought possible. Wonders Of The World explores how these previously unseen phenomena have dramatically expanded our horizons, revealing more about the planets, their moons and how they came to be the way they are. The series also looks at the big picture – how the forces of nature carved out beauty and order from the chaos of space; how our home planet doesn’t sit in magnificent isolation but is intimately connected with the rest of the Solar System; and how these connections have created the haven we call Earth.

  • Bongo Grooves for Beginners [DVD] [2011] Bongo Grooves for Beginners | DVD | (01/01/2000) from £12.26  |  Saving you £0.57 (3.80%)  |  RRP £14.99

  • Life [Blu-ray] Life | Blu Ray | (30/11/2009) from £9.99  |  Saving you £12.70 (50.80%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Four years in the making Life will set a new benchmark in family entertainment and natural history epics. Life is the latest wildlife epic from the BBC's award-winning Natural History Unit. It has the revelation cinematic style sense of place and emotionally involving individual sequences that that were the hallmark of The Blue Planet and Planet Earth with all the scope detail and content of an Attenborough epic and the addition of close-up intensely dramatic new behaviour - all captured by the world's top wildlife photographers with the aid of the most cutting-edge and sophisticated filming techniques. This ten-part natural history blockbuster shot in HD is the definitive exploration of the diversity of life on Earth revealing the most spectacular and fascinating behaviour driven by the endless struggle to survive. Life stars a cast of 'box-office' wildlife characters filmed on every continent and in every habitat across the world with each drama-filled episode entirely dedicated to one of the planet's ten most important wildlife groups. The series has the revelation sense of place cinematic style and emotionally involving individual sequences perfected in programmes such as The Blue Planet and Planet Earth but with the addition of close-up intensely dramatic new behaviour - where the animals are the stars.

  • Wonders of Life Box Set [DVD] Wonders of Life Box Set | DVD | (04/03/2013) from £14.29  |  Saving you £20.70 (59.20%)  |  RRP £34.99

    Brian Cox is the most popular scientist on our screens. His knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging approach, supported by stunning filming, and CGI as well as a compelling soundtrack, have made compulsive viewing of his Wonders of... series. This collection includes all three of these acclaimed titles. Wonders of the Solar SystemThis breathtaking and visually stunning series reveals the cosmos as we have never seen it before - a place full of the most bizarre and astonishing natural phenomena. Wonders of the UniverseTelling the epic story of our universe, which began 13.7 billion years ago, and now is filled with over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds and billions of stars and a breathtaking array of wonders. Wonders of LifeIn a spectacular, beautifully-shot series, Professor Brian Cox reveals how rules of physics gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe - life.

  • Hinge and Bracket Gala Evenings Hinge and Bracket Gala Evenings | DVD | (04/02/2008) from £13.99  |  Saving you £5.00 (25.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Starring George Logan and Patrick Fyffe these inspirational cross-dressing performers enchanted audiences throughout the 70s and early 80s with their slightly catty dialogues and renditions of the works by such luminaries as Noel Coward Ivor Novello and Gilbert & Sullivan. This double DVD set contains the seven legendary concerts by Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket.

  • First Light - BBC - Based on the best selling book from Geoffrey Wellum [DVD] First Light - BBC - Based on the best selling book from Geoffrey Wellum | DVD | (06/06/2011) from £7.64  |  Saving you £7.35 (49.00%)  |  RRP £14.99

    Thrown into the crucible of the most violent air war ever seen a boy barely out of school is determined to fight for survival... Seventy years later that same boy is still yearning to be free. At the age of nineteen Geoffrey 'Boy' Wellum was the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain. This is the dramatic story of the teenager who went to war with the Nazis and with the fear that threatened to engulf him. Combining Geoffrey Wellum's compelling first person testimony with intensely evocative action on the ground and in the air 'First Light' is a powerful drama that documents the universal stark horror experienced by those involved in battle.

  • The Heat Is On - The Making Of Miss Saigon [1988] The Heat Is On - The Making Of Miss Saigon | DVD | (28/04/2008) from £4.24  |  Saving you £3.75 (46.90%)  |  RRP £7.99

    The Heat Is On: The Making Of Miss Saigon (Documentary)

  • Night Mail [DVD] Night Mail | DVD | (16/02/2009) from £9.49  |  Saving you £3.50 (26.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Night Mail (1936) remains one of the most popular and instantly recognised films in British film history and was one of the most critically acclaimed films to be produced with the British documentary film movement. Night Mail is an account of the operation of the Royal mail train delivery service and shows the various stages and procedures of that operation. The film begins with a voiceover commentary describing how the mail is collected for transit. Then as the train proceeds along the course of its journey we are shown the various regional railway stations at which it collects and deposits mail. Inside the train the process of sorting takes place. As the train nears its destination there is a sequence - the best known in the film - in which Auden's spoken verse and Britten's music are combined over montage images of racing train wheels. Night Mail has been re-mastered and digitally restored and beautifully packaged in a clamshell box. Music by Benjamin Britten. Poetry by WH Auden.

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