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Navy LogNavy Log

Top Grade Anthology of Naval Experiences in World War II, it took in Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.


Stockholms blodbad - kampen om tronenStockholms blodbad - kampen om tronen

Stockholm's massacre of 1520 is one of the most dramatic moments in the entire history of the Nordic countries. But what really happened? How could a hundred people be executed in the middle of Stockholm? In two programs, historians Bo Eriksson and Anna Maria Forsberg will reveal the intrigue behind the massacre. It is a great drama with war, love, conspiracies and betrayal. It is a deadly battle for the Swedish throne.


Manor HouseManor House

Manor House also known as 'The Edwardian Country House' was an acclaimed British mini-series in the reality tv genre, produced by Channel 4. It was first aired in the UK in April 2002 and was later broadcast in the U.S. on various PBS stations in 2003 as Manor House, where extra footage was added. In the series the Olliff-Cooper family are given the identities of turn-of-the-century aristocrats and housed in Manderston, an opulent Scottish country house, where they live for three months in the Edwardian style. Mr. and Dr. Olliff-Cooper become Sir John Olliff-Cooper, Bt, and Lady Olliff-Cooper. Interest and conflict is provided by the 14 servants, portrayed by individuals from several walks of life. Chief among these was Hugh Edgar, an architect from Surrey, who was cast in the role of the butler. Participants received instruction and a set of rules by which they were expected to abide for the duration of the experiment. Most of the 'upstairs' participants enjoy their time in the house, which is meant to represent the years 1905-1914. Those 'below stairs' have a different experience; for those in the lowest ranks, particularly the successive scullery maids, life appears to be intolerable.


A Country Road - The NationalsA Country Road - The Nationals

A rollicking political and social history across time and this vast country, presented by Heather Ewart.


Style UnzippedStyle Unzipped

From the origins of the bikini, to the military significance of the pea coat and how the jockstrap was once considered a medical cure for kidney failure and insomnia – get ready to be entertained and surprised by the history of clothing and accessories we wear today in Style Unzipped. Designers, celebrity stylists and fashion experts, including the likes of Dita Von Teese and Arianne Phillips, weigh in with commentary throughout the series.


Pompeii: Secrets of the DeadPompeii: Secrets of the Dead

At the height of the Roman Empire, an eruption of Mount Vesuvius buries the town of Pompeii in volcanic ash, killing thousands. Now, forensic experts investigate a group of victims called 'the Fugitives' for the very first time. X-rays reveal ages, injuries suffered, and even artifacts like sandals and jewelry - while the investigation also throws light on why they failed to escape the most famous disaster of the ancient world.


Maria TheresaMaria Theresa

When Charles VI dies, an edict paves the way to the throne for his daughter, Maria Theresa. The new Habsburg ruler is only 23 years old - and expecting her fourth child. Maria Theresa eagerly responds to her realm's need for reform and handles the state of affairs while her husband spends much of his time with their children. But Austria seems to be on the verge of collapse and European rulers soon attack the Habsburg Empire. It takes a diplomatic masterpiece for Maria Theresa to win allies and, eventually, revitalize an empire that influenced the rest of Europe for almost 150 years.


El Terrat: Los primeros 30El Terrat: Los primeros 30

On the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the production company El Terrat, Andreu Buenafuente reviews his career.


Up PompeiiUp Pompeii

In the vein of and following in the footsteps of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", this bawdy, risque, and hilarious British Comedy is rife with one liners, innuendos, and double entendres, and was the perfect comedy for Britain's mad comedian Frankie Howerd. From his attempt to begin each show with "The Prologue" to his final "Salut", what occurs in-between is pure Frankie Howerd. The cast around him are his props and his role as the slave Lurcio was one of his finest roles, played to comedic perfection. The series takes place in Pompeii, before the eruption of Vesuvius of course, and relates the day to day trials and tribulations of our star, the slave Lurcio played by Frankie Howerd. The innuendo's begin at once with the names of the characters in the series. Lurcio is slave to philandering Senator Ludicrus Sextus, a rather befuddled senator that is often at odds with both his wife and common sense.


Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan MeadesBunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan Meades

Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades looks at the architectural movement known as brutalism.