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  1. Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics (2017)

    aka: Making Sound, Using Sound

    Producer
    Suzy Boyles
    Subject
    Physics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 2 x 60 minutes), £331.00

    BBC documentary series exploring the physics of sound. In the first episode, MAKING SOUND, scientists from the University of Leicester use lasers to reveal how Big Ben vibrates and creates waves at...

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  2. Wonders of Life (2013)

    Producer
    Gideon Bradshaw; Michael Lachmann; Paul Olding; Stephen Cooter
    Subject
    Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 293 minutes), £19.99

    This series reveals how, 3.7 billion years ago, a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe - life. Light, gravity, time, matter and energy are the...

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  3. Great Barrier Reef (2012)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 370 minutes), £19.99

    Marine biologist and sport diver Monty Halls explores the underwater eco-system of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, in this three-part wildlife series. Also available on Blu-ray.

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  4. Great Expectations (2011) (2012)

    Director
    Brian Kirk
    Subject
    English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £19.99

    Lavish BBC production of Dickens’ classic tale starring Douglas Booth as Pip, Gillian Anderson as Miss Havisham and David Suchet as Jaggers.

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  5. To Boldly Go (2 Parts) (2012)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes each), £195.00 each part or £390.00 series

    This two-part series traces the extraordinary journey that took humans from the depths of the ocean to the edge of space - and beyond. We think of ourselves as a global species, but in fact we can only...

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  6. Fry’s Planet Word (2012 Television)

    Director
    John-Paul Davidson
    Producer
    John-Paul Davidson
    Subject
    English language and literature; Languages; Linguistics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 300 minutes), £19.99

    In this five-part, BBC television series renowned polymath and wordsmith Stephen Fry investigates how language has played a crucial role in human evolution. He travels the world to learn the history of...

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  7. Tibet: The Bamboo Curtain Falls (2012)

    Producer
    Simon Normanton
    Subject
    Geography; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 50 minutes), $7.49

    A 1981 episode of The World About Us that documents the history of political struggle between Tibet and China through archival film shot by western travellers in the early part of the century. Shows daily...

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  8. Making of a Holy City, The (2012)

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £19.92

    Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore explores the history of Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, in this three-part BBC documentary series.

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  9. Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler, The (2012)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 171 minutes), £19.99

    Historian Laurence Rees examines the conundrum of Adolf Hitler: a figure fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships and unwilling to debate political issues, who nontheless commanded...

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  10. What is Beauty? (2012)

    Director
    Neil Crombie
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £9.99

    Artist and writer Matthew Collings presents an exploration of the subject of beauty in art, as he wonders if beauty is only in the eye of the beholder, or if there is something more universal we can say...

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