Civilisations episode 9

Civilisations episode 9 – The Vital Spark

In Civilisations episode 9, Simon Schama begins Civilisations with this premise: that it is in art - the play of the creative imagination - that humanity expresses its most essential self: the power to break the tyranny of the humdrum, the grind of everyday. Art, then, makes life worth living; it is the great window ...

Monty Don's Italian Gardens

Monty Don’s Italian Gardens [4 parts]

In "Monty Don's Italian Gardens", Monty conducts his personal 'grand garden tour' around Italy, including the retreats of the affluent north and horticultural gems of the south. Monty Don's Italian Gardens - Rome part 1   M. Don takes a grand tour around Italy's magnificent gardens, from the luxurious retreats of the moneyed North to ...

Shoah (Holocaust)

Shoah (Holocaust) [4 parts with eng subtitles ]

Shoah is a 1985 documentary film about the Holocaust, directed by Claude Lanzmann. Over nine hours long and 11 years in the making, the film presents Lanzmann's interviews with survivors, witnesses and perpetrators during visits to German Holocaust sites across Poland, including extermination camps. Shoah - Part 1   Hailed as a masterpiece by many ...

Gardeners World episode 25 2015

Gardeners World episode 25 2015

In Gardeners World episode 25 2015, Monty Don tackles some seasonal gardening jobs at Longmeadow and guest presenter Matthew Wilson has some ideas to brighten up a dark, north-facing wall. Gardeners World episode 25 2015: Divide congested agapanthus Although agapanthus like their roots constricted, to improve flowering they should periodically be divided and potted on. ...

Gardeners World episode 24 2015

Gardeners World episode 24 2015

In Gardeners World episode 24 2015, whilst enjoying the late season colour in the Jewel Garden as the summer begins to fade, Monty Don turns his attention to his spring borders which are in need of refurbishment if they are going to pack a punch early next year. Gardeners World episode 24 2015:   Protect ...

Classic Mary Berry episode 3 2018

Classic Mary Berry episode 3 2018

In Classic Mary Berry episode 3 2018, Mary embraces the British countryside with fresh and honest bucolic cooking inspired by what is grown on farms and in gardens, from a joyous pasta inspired by a classic French herb sauce to a perfect way to partner asparagus and how to serve up the most scrumptious roasted ...

Civilisations episode 8

Civilisations episode 8 – The Cult of Progress

If David Olusoga’s first film in Civilisations is about the art that followed and reflected early encounters between different cultures, his second explores the artistic reaction to imperialism in the 19th century. David shows the growing ambivalence with which artists reacted to the idea of progress – both intellectual and scientific - that underpinned the ...

Gardeners World episode 23 2015

Gardeners World episode 23 2015

In Gardeners World episode 23 2015 it's the Bank Holiday weekend and there's plenty to be getting on with in the garden. Monty Don takes stock of what has and hasn't worked at Longmeadow, with a view to planning ahead to the autumn. Meanwhile, James Wong goes behind the scenes at Bristol Zoo to find ...

Gardeners World episode 22 2015

Gardeners World episode 22 2015

In Gardeners World episode 22 2015, Carol Klein catches up with Geoff and Sally Davis to see how their garden renovation project is coming along. And Monty Don is at Longmeadow enjoying the fruits of his labour, with plenty of seasonal advice in store. Gardeners World episode 22 2015:   Tom’s sunflower trial The sunflower ...

Gardeners World episode 21 2015

Gardeners World episode 21 2015

At Longmeadow in Gardeners World episode 21 2015, Monty Don's box hedges are still riddled with blight, so it's time to call in an expert to decide on the next course of action. He also has a go at growing some mushrooms in the hope of picking a bumper crop in the autumn. Meanwhile, Rachel ...