From the dawn of civilization to the 20th century, A HISTORY OF BRITAIN re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England's past. Written and hosted by historian Simon Schama (the bestselling author of Rembrandt's Eyes and The Embarrassment of Riches), this monumental The History Channel®/BBC co-production has been hailed by critics for its colorful--and[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
In 2008, the BBC cameras filmed two Swedish sisters throwing in traffic on the M6. When shown on the BBC, nearly 7 million viewers were glued to their screens, and millions more saw it later on YouTube.
The twins met in Ireland before traveling to England. After his strange behavior caused them to be left at[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
In ‘Civilization: Is the West History?’, filmmaker Niall Ferguson asks how the Western civilization, from exhibiting an unpromising outlook in the 15th century, came to dominate the rest of the world; and if the West is about to be overtaken by the rest. This film comprises of a series of six parts and each of[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
The Adventure of English is a British television series (ITV) in the history of the English language presented by Melvyn Bragg, and a companion book, also written by Bragg. The series and the book is presented as an adventure story, or biography of English as if it were a living being, covering the history of the[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
This is a truly inspiring documentary about how two ordinary people stood up against the bullying of a multinational corporation in what became the longest trial in England, and not publicly apologize for handing out pamphlets that draw attention to this company's operations. Watch Documentary Online Now
Inside Secret Government Warehouses directed by NBC News award-winning journalist Lester Holt, throws open the question what exactly is hidden behind heavily guarded doors of the government. Is it powerful religious artifacts, alien body part or UFO wreckage? The documentary is inspired by Syfy’s hit series Warehouse 13. In the film Lester Holt takes a global[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
Nice Guys Finish First is a 1986 documentary by Richard Dawkins, who describes the selfishness and cooperation, arguing that evolution often favors cooperative behavior, with special emphasis on the tit for tat strategy dilemma game the prisoner. In the opening scene, Richard Dawkins responds precisely to what he considers a misunderstanding of his first book The[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
Who does not love a good old-fashioned clash between an atheist and a religious convert? The possibilities for awkward silences, blasphemy and dump tables are endless, and one of them used to be prime minister of England. On one side was a novelist and author Christopher Hitchens, a loud, proud self-declared cancer-stricken writer whose brush with[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
Lost Gods of Easter Island is a BBC documentary written and presented by David Attenborough. It explores the history of civilization in the remote islands of Passover. Attenborough embarks on a personal quest to discover the history of the strange figure of a wood carving became an auction room in New York during the 1980s. The[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
Robert Llewellyn tries to discover which of the four world's major monotheistic religions have the most money. His journey takes him from the cathedral of Canterbury to the Vatican and Israel, as the bids for the calculation of income and assets of the Anglican Communion, the Catholic Church, Judaism and Islam. As an atheist, I always[...]Watch Documentary Online Now
Fascinating documentary that turns traditional anthropology on its head. Five members of a tribe in a remote South Pacific island travel ten thousand miles to observe the natives of a strange and exotic country - Britain and the U.S..
Armed with video cameras and warm clothing, five South Pacific island of travel throughout the UK, recording[...]Watch Documentary Online Now