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Great Composers: Bach / Mozart (1997)

8/10
Director: James Runcie, Francesca Kemp
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This programme presents the lives and works of Bach and Mozart, as featured in the BBC series "Great Composers". It examines the backgrounds, influenc... Read more

Great Composers: Tchaikovsky / Puccini / Mahler (1997)

8/10
Director: Chris Hunt, Kriss Rusmanis, Simon Broughton
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This respected BBC series examines the works of Tchaikovsky including 'Eugene Onegin' and 'The Queen Of Spades' ; Mahler including 'Das Lied Von Der E... Read more

The World at War: Volume 2 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: David Elstein
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From Russia to America, 'The World at War' present... Read more

Peter Beard: Scrapbooks from Africa and Beyond (1998)

Director: Guillaume Bonn, Jean-Claude Luyat
Starring: Narrated by, Charlotte Rampling

Narrated by Charlotte Rampling, this fascinating documentary explores the life and work of legendary adventure photographer Peter Beard, whose eccentr... Read more

Wild China ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Bernard Hill

China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and for the first time in almost a century, it is opening up to the world. This landmark series gai... Read more

Culloden 1746: The Last Highland Charge (1993)

Starring: Brian Blessed, (narrated by)

On a barren Scottish moor in April 1746, the tired and hungry men of the last Highland army made their final desperate charge against a well-disciplin... Read more

Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)

7.5/10
Director: Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer
Starring: Narrated by, John Waters

An inland ocean with a close proximity to the urban areas of Southern California, the Salton was once a veritable paradise referred to as the 'Califor... Read more

Wild Women of the West (2003)

Starring: Narrated by, Maggie Scanlan

The women of the west were strong, willing and capable hardworking characters, who arrived in the vast west to fill many of the seemingly prepared rol... Read more

One Man, One Cow, One Planet ( aka How to Save the World ) (2007)

7.5/10
Director: Thomas Burstyn
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

AKA "How to Save the World". This 'eco-mentary' exposes globalization and its mantra of infinite growth in an infinite world for what it really is: an... Read more

Homo Sapiens 1900 (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Peter Cohen
Starring: Narrated by, Jan Holmquist

Peter Cohen's sobering look at the world-wide interest in eugenics throughout the early 20th century. Emerging around 1900, eugenic movements spawned... Read more