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  1. Ancient World with Bettany Hughes, The: The Minoans (2010)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History

    Historian Bettany Hughes explores Crete, once home to the mighty Minoan civilisation whose sophisticated society changed the whole of Greece. She examines the theories of Victorian archaeologist Arthur Evans...

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  2. Ancient World with Bettany Hughes, The: Helen of Troy (2010)

    Subject
    Archaeology; Classical studies; History

    Historian Bettany Hughes embarks on an epic journey across the eastern Mediterranean to disentangle myth from reality and find out the truth about Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman on earth. (102 minutes)

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  3. David Starkey’s Monarchy - The Windsors (2009)

    Subject
    History

    Dr David Starkey concludes his epic story of the British monarchy with a special programme on the history of the House of Windsor. Far from being stuck in the past, the story of the monarchy in the 20th...

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  4. Soul Searching (2008)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Psychology; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 104 minutes), £15.99

    David Malone’s sequel to TESTING GOD examines belief in the soul and whether it is more than just a fanciful religious idea. Is there some real scientific basis for the feeling that many even non religious...

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  5. David Starkey - Monarchy Series 1 (2007)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 219 minutes), £19.99

    The first series of Dr David Starkey’s programmes examining the British monarchy and its relationship with its subjects over the centuries. He begins in the Dark Ages with Alfred the Great and goes up to...

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  6. Exodus (2007)

    Director
    Penny Woodcock
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 111 minutes), £19.99

    Penny Woolcock’s new film is a stunning vision of a future Britain re-imagining the Bible book of Exodus in Margate, and exploring themes of identity, migration, terrorism and the search for a promised...

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  7. Testing God (2007)

    Director
    David Malone
    Subject
    Philosophy; Religious studies; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 165 minutes), £15.99

    David Malone’s 3-part series takes a fresh look at how the universe was formed, from a scientific and theological point of view. TESTING GOD re-examines the relationship between science and religion and...

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  8. State of the Art: Ideas and Images in the 1980s (2006)

    Director
    Geoff Dunlop
    Producer
    John Wyver; Geoff Dunlop
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 320 minutes), £39.99

    A series of six authoritative and challenging documentaries about the visual arts in the 1980s. Filmed in Europe, the United States and Australia in 1985-6, the six programmes feature many key artists...

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  9. Trial of Richard III, The (2006 Television)

    Subject
    English language and literature; History; Law
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 225 minutes), £14.99

    The trial of Richard III, who was accused of murdering the princes in the Tower. The trial takes place in a reconstructed Old Bailey courtroom with the former Lord Chancellor, Lord Elwyn Jones, as Judge. Two...

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  10. Angelic Conversation, The (2006 Film, Video)

    Director
    Derek Jarman
    Producer
    James Mackay
    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 78 minutes), £19.99

    Of the 154 sonnets written by Shakespeare, most were written to an unnamed young man, commonly referred to as the Fair Youth. Here, Judi Dench’s readings of these 14 sonnets (nos 27, 29, 30, 43, 53, 55,...

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