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This Week - Volume 1 | DVD | (31/12/2014)
from £18.30 | Saving you £N/A (N/A%) | RRP
<i>This Week</i> was the first weekly current-affairs programme aired on commercial television in the UK. Beginning in 1956 as a light, magazine-style show punctuated by more serious items, by the mid-1960s it encompassed a range of groundbreaking single investigations - a highly successful format continuing into the early 1990s. Celebrated presenters and reporters included Jonathan Dimbleby, Ludovic Kennedy, Desmond Wilcox, Jeremy Thorpe and Daniel Farson. Like its Granada counterpart <i>Wo...
Secrets Of Nature | DVD | (19/07/2010)
from £8.98 | Saving you £11.01 (55.10%) | RRP
Launched in 1922 the films in the Secrets of Nature series explore animal plant and insect life. The series pioneered groundbreaking techniques of slow-motion time-lapse and microscopic photography made by enterprising men and women at the forefront of science and nature filmmaking including Percy Smith Oliver Pike and Mary Field. Wondrous worlds and natural processes are made visible for the first time - sweet peas unfurl in the sunlight white owls swoop on their prey sea life lurks on the ocean floor and butterflies patiently spin their cocoons. This collection of 19 films is full of rare and special sights films which paved the way for the natural history programmes that we know and love today. They are testament to the patience and dedication of the scientists and naturalists committed to revealing the mysteries of the natural world.