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  1. Warhorse: The Real Story (2012)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £14.99

    Documentary about the horses requisitioned from British farms and country estates during World War I to serve on the front line. Brough Scott tells the story his grandfather Jack Seely and his horse Warrior,...

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  2. War of the World (2010)

    Subject
    History

    A 6-part series of 60-minute programmes in which Professor Niall Ferguson presents a major history of the 20th century. He argues that the underpinning forces behind the conflicts of the last century were...

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  3. 'They Walked and Talked ...' a Dymock Poets’ Collection (2010)

    Director
    Rachel Plant
    Producer
    Cate Luck
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 30 minutes), £10.00

    On the north-west borders of Gloucestershire, in the years immediately prior to the outbreak of the First World War, a literary community was formed which came to represent a significant development in the...

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  4. Edward Thomas - Selected Poems (2010)

    Director
    Barnaby Edwards
    Subject
    English language and literature

    A collection of works by the celebrated First World War poet Edward Thomas (1878-1917). The 25-poem selection includes ‘Adlestrop’, ‘Roads’ and ‘In Memoriam [Easter 1915]', plus a complete and...

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  5. Life Story of David Lloyd George, The (2009 Film)

    Director
    Maurice Elvey
    Subject
    History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 152 + 47 minutes), £18.99

    Maurice Elvey’s silent biopic maps out the life of British Prime Minister Lloyd George from childhood to the end of the Great War, using actors and hundreds of extras in studio and location scenes. In 1918...

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  6. Paris 1919 (2009)

    Director
    Paul Cowan
    Producer
    Gerry Flahive; Paul Sadoun
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 95 minutes), $89.95

    Paul Cowan’s feature-length documentary combines archival footage and dramatic re-enactments to take viewers inside the peace talks that followed World War I. Inspired by Margaret MacMillan’s book Paris...

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  7. War Requiem (2008)

    Director
    Derek Jarman
    Subject
    English language and literature; History; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 89 minutes), £19.99

    Based on the life of Wilfred Owen, the poet, who died in 1918, this film is a blend of Benjamin Britten’s music, Owen’s poetry and director Derek Jarman’s visuals. The film includes wartime footage...

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  8. Finding the Fallen (2007)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 308 minutes), £19.99

    The series follows the team of archaeologists, forensic experts and historians known as No Man’s Land as they seek to find, recover and identify the fallen of the Great War. Each of the 5 programmes in the...

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  9. Magic Flute, The (2007)

    Director
    Kenneth Branagh
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 125 minutes), £19.99

    Adeaptation by Stephen Fry of Mozart’s classic opera directed by Kenneth Branagh with the action transposed to the first world war. The score is played by the The Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

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  10. Behind the Veil of War: The First World War/Qur’An Leads the Way to Science, The (2006)

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 75 minutes), £12.99

    Two programmes from the series based on the works of the Turkish author and thinker Harun Yahya, who promotes a creationist view of Islam. BEHIND THE VEIL OF WAR - the 20th century was the bloodiest age in...

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