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Secrets of War: The Cold War
History | Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Hear the amazing true stories lying beneath the shadows of The Cold War! Witness the secret missions and tactics used by the C.I.A. and K.G.B. throughout the years of conflict and strife. From the development of the atomic bomb to the Superpowers triumphs and crushing defeats, this 10 episode collection uncovers the most significant leaders and military tactics used throughout the prolonged conflict. Narrated by Oscar® Award winner Charlton Heston, this series brings to life the hidden and unique conflicts of war that were once declared classified information. Through rare archival footage, formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world this series is a complete and accurate guide throughout The Cold War!


The Real Peak Practice

Cameras from BBC East Midlands have spent a year following the doctors, nurses and patients at Baslow Health Centre near Chatsworth in Derbyshire. The Peak Park has one of the oldest patient populations in the country. Almost one in three of the patients at Baslow is over 65. The team pride themselves on providing bespoke joined up care, keeping their patients at home and out of hospital. But as more surgeries close or merge what is the future for the traditional family doctor? And what can a small rural practice teach us about some of the looming issues now facing every surgery in the country?


Flying to the Ends of the Earth

Arthur Williams flies to some of the world's smallest and most dangerous landing strips to try and discover why people want to live in such remote places and he learns how small planes have managed to open up the planet's most remote and most beautiful wildernesses.


Britains Really Disgusting Food

Northern anarchist Alex Riley goes in search of the most disgusting thing he's ever eaten - and finds it's not as straightforward as it seems. He discovers manufacturers with ingenious ways of transforming poor ingredients into something that looks and tastes like good food. He unearths hidden horrors, from substitute cheese to beef connective tissue, and even creates and markets his own crap food.


Horse People with Alexandra Tolstoy
BBC Two,

2009

| Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Alexandra Tolstoy, a passionate horse-rider and adventurer, explores very different cultures round the world that all depend on and share a deep love of the horse.


I Bought a Rainforest

Wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James has bought 100 acres of the Peruvian Rainforest - without even looking at it first. Situated at the end of a road, he hopes it's a strategic purchase which will stop loggers illegally entering the Manu National Park and cutting down trees.


WWI: The First Modern War

This is the great story of how World War I forever changed the face of battle. That was a war of 'news'; old style combat with small arms, bayonets and cavalry charges he switched to using high-tech weapons that are still present in war. The 'new' were, among others, the aerial bombardment of cities, large tank battles, the fight for control of the skies, the development of submarines, chemical warfare and bunkers. World War I had terrible consequences: 15 million dead and 20 wounded. Documentaries about this conflict have generally had the limitation of archival images, which were taken from stationary cameras and did not include battle sequences. Now, the material comes to life with dramatic recreations resources or the use of animated photo montages zeppelins, planes, tanks and submarines. Witness war scenes performed by actors but with weapons and live ammunition.


Deceived

The show delivers real-life stories about people who have been betrayed by someone they trusted. It sheds light on real-life shams.


Crimewatch Singapore

Crimewatch is a television programme produced by the National Crime Prevention Council, Singapore and Singapore Police Force. Currently presented by serving regular police officers, it showcases the work of the Singapore Police Force including solved cases, appeals for unsolved cases, as well as crime prevention advice


Tabu de Jon Sistiaga

Documentary program that seeks to shed light on the taboos that underlie our society. Jon Sistiaga addresses each issue in different series of several episodes, which allows the viewer to delve deeper into those dark areas that are not always pleasant to look out but whose discovery constitutes a necessary exercise in the evolution of any society.