UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

Loading. Please wait.

Select one or more of these popular tags:


history (669)
politics (471)
science (434)
natural world (339)
nature (336)
britain (321)
biology (229)
public policy (220)
music (187)
geography (176)
physics (172)
unreported world (145)
society (129)
art (126)
attenborough (119)
culture (117)
engineering (110)
medical sciences (105)
environment (100)
war (98)
astronomy (97)
health (95)
space (95)
architecture (92)
built environment (90)
usa (89)
animals (88)
earth (88)
history of science (87)
horizon (87)

Documentary re-assessing the reputation of American president, Abraham Lincoln.

106578
americabiographyhistory

Documentary re-assessing the reputation of American president, Abraham Lincoln.

A programme exploring the work of crime writer James Ellroy, whose credits include LA Confidential, The Black Dahlia and My Dark Places, the latter a harrowing memoir of his own mother\'s murder.

106576
arts and cultureliterature

A programme exploring the work of crime writer James Ellroy, whose credits include LA Confidential, The Black Dahlia and My Dark Places, the latter a harrowing memoir of his own mother\'s murder.

The second of a two-part series for Imagine on the art of stand-up comedy. Alan Yentob talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring the evolution of stand-up and how it transfers to other mediums.

106574
artscomedyculturelanguagepublic presentation

The second of a two-part series for Imagine on the art of stand-up comedy. Alan Yentob talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring the evolution of stand-up and how it transfers to other mediums.

Alan Yentob presents the first of a two-part series for Imagine on the art of stand-up comedy. He talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring their backgrounds and influences and their passion for making people laugh.

106572
artscomedyculturelanguagepublic presentation

Alan Yentob presents the first of a two-part series for Imagine on the art of stand-up comedy. He talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring their backgrounds and influences and their passion for making people laugh.

Imagine: Being a Concert Pianist gets under the lid of this extreme form of musicianship. Celebrated pianists, including Yevgeny Kissin, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Chinese wunderkind Lang Lang, talk intimately about their lives, their work and their motivation. The film gives a frank and personal perspective on a profession for which the only real qualification is genius.

106570
artsculturemusicpiano

Imagine: Being a Concert Pianist gets under the lid of this extreme form of musicianship. Celebrated pianists, including Yevgeny Kissin, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Chinese wunderkind Lang Lang, talk intimately about their lives, their work and their motivation. The film gives a frank and personal perspective on a profession for which the only real qualification is genius.

Babes in Hollywood follows a dozen aspiring child actors over three months as they try to win US television roles against staggering odds.

106568
childrenchildren's rightsculturefilm industrysocietyusa

Babes in Hollywood follows a dozen aspiring child actors over three months as they try to win US television roles against staggering odds.

In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan.

106566
asiagendergender equalitypakistantransgender

In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan.

Ten-year-old Michelito is the star of the child bullfighting circuit. He's killed over 240 bulls, but can baby-faced Michelito become the youngest professional matador in the world? And at what price does his fierce ambition come?

106564
bullfightschildrenchildren's rightseducationlatin americamatadormexiconorth americasport

Ten-year-old Michelito is the star of the child bullfighting circuit. He's killed over 240 bulls, but can baby-faced Michelito become the youngest professional matador in the world? And at what price does his fierce ambition come?

Award-winning director Nick Broomfield battles the snows of Alaska in mid-winter, to find the school friends, family and Republican colleagues that in previous days gave their heart, soul and belief to charismatic, charming, intoxicating ex-hockey mum Sarah Palin.

106562
alaskapoliticspublic policysarah palintea partyusa

Award-winning director Nick Broomfield battles the snows of Alaska in mid-winter, to find the school friends, family and Republican colleagues that in previous days gave their heart, soul and belief to charismatic, charming, intoxicating ex-hockey mum Sarah Palin.

Filmed over two years by award-winning photographer Leo Maguire, Gypsy Blood examines the violent culture that some gypsy and traveller fathers hand on to their sons.

106560
boxingchildrenchildren's rightssocietytravellersviolence

Filmed over two years by award-winning photographer Leo Maguire, Gypsy Blood examines the violent culture that some gypsy and traveller fathers hand on to their sons.

Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe. Young stars, black holes, even other forms of life.

106558
astronomyblack holeengineeringhorizonnaturesciencespace

Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe. Young stars, black holes, even other forms of life.

For centuries we have dreamt of reaching the centre of the Earth. Now scientists are uncovering a bizarre and alien world that lies 4,000 miles beneath our feet, unlike anything we know on the surface

106554
earth sciencesgeologynaturephysicsscience

For centuries we have dreamt of reaching the centre of the Earth. Now scientists are uncovering a bizarre and alien world that lies 4,000 miles beneath our feet, unlike anything we know on the surface

Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider\'s web.

106552
biologygeneticsnaturesciencesynthetic biology

Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider\'s web.

Hip hop through the decades from the BBC archives, including the Sugarhill Gang in 1979, Run DMC, LL Cool J and Eric B & Rakim in the 80s, Ice T, Monie Love, Fugees and the Roots in the 90s and concluding with Dr Dre & Eminem, Dizzee Rascal and Jay-Z.

106512
bbc archivehip-hopmusicprotest

Hip hop through the decades from the BBC archives, including the Sugarhill Gang in 1979, Run DMC, LL Cool J and Eric B & Rakim in the 80s, Ice T, Monie Love, Fugees and the Roots in the 90s and concluding with Dr Dre & Eminem, Dizzee Rascal and Jay-Z.

Danfung Dennis paints an uncommonly intimate picture of the reality for soldiers involved in the Afghan conflict, both on the battlefield and in the unsettling normalcy of home.

106424
afghanistanpoliticspublic policyusaveteranswar

Danfung Dennis paints an uncommonly intimate picture of the reality for soldiers involved in the Afghan conflict, both on the battlefield and in the unsettling normalcy of home.

Simeon II was declared Tsar of Bulgaria at the age of six, but ousted and banished aged nine by the Communist dictatorship, only to return triumphantly 55 years later in 2001 as Prime Minister, in an unprecedented journey from boy king to democratic leader.

106416
bulgariacommunismdemocracyeastern europehistorymonarchypoliticspublic policyroyalty

Simeon II was declared Tsar of Bulgaria at the age of six, but ousted and banished aged nine by the Communist dictatorship, only to return triumphantly 55 years later in 2001 as Prime Minister, in an unprecedented journey from boy king to democratic leader.

This documentary presents the definitive account of the ‘wiki-saga', featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

106412
bradley manningchelsea manninginformationjournalismjulian assangemediapoliticspublic policytechnologywhistle-blowerswikileaks

This documentary presents the definitive account of the ‘wiki-saga', featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

On verdict day of one of the most eagerly awaited trials in recent history, this Panorama Special on the Stephen Lawrence case reveals the untold story of the murder that changed Britain. For more than a year, reporter Mark Daly and the Panorama team have exclusively followed Stephen's mother Doreen Lawrence as her 18-year fight for justice for her murdered son neared its conclusion.

106408
britaincrimejusticelaw

On verdict day of one of the most eagerly awaited trials in recent history, this Panorama Special on the Stephen Lawrence case reveals the untold story of the murder that changed Britain. For more than a year, reporter Mark Daly and the Panorama team have exclusively followed Stephen's mother Doreen Lawrence as her 18-year fight for justice for her murdered son neared its conclusion.

Melvyn Bragg travels from Oklahoma to California to examine the enduring legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck.

106142
  • No subtitles
  • 60
artscultureenglish languageliteraturesteinbeckusa

Melvyn Bragg travels from Oklahoma to California to examine the enduring legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck.

A century and a half ago, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Britain's most famous engineer, was about to launch a ship five times bigger than any that had ever been built before, the most revolutionary vessel the world had ever seen: the SS Great Eastern.

106140
brunelengineeringhistory

A century and a half ago, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Britain's most famous engineer, was about to launch a ship five times bigger than any that had ever been built before, the most revolutionary vessel the world had ever seen: the SS Great Eastern.

Dr Thomas Dixon delves into the BBC's archive to explore the troubled relationship between religion and science. From the creationists of America to the physicists of the Large Hadron Collider, he traces the expansion of scientific knowledge and asks whe

106138
historyhistory of sciencephysicsreligionscience

Dr Thomas Dixon delves into the BBC's archive to explore the troubled relationship between religion and science. From the creationists of America to the physicists of the Large Hadron Collider, he traces the expansion of scientific knowledge and asks whe

During World War II, a remarkable band of female pilots fought against all odds for the right to aid the war effort. Without these Spitfire Women, the war may never have been won.

106136
feminismhistorymilitarywomenwomen's rightsworld war 2ww2

During World War II, a remarkable band of female pilots fought against all odds for the right to aid the war effort. Without these Spitfire Women, the war may never have been won.

The story of Steve Jobs, featuring a rare interview and providing a unique insight into what made him tick.

106116
applebusinesscomputer sciencedesigninterviewmanagementsteve jobstechnology

The story of Steve Jobs, featuring a rare interview and providing a unique insight into what made him tick.

A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

106092
britainhistorymusic

A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

This is the definitive and fully-authorised documentary of the highs and lows of the UK's most inspired and dissolute independent record label - Creation Records.

106088
britainculturehistorymusic

This is the definitive and fully-authorised documentary of the highs and lows of the UK's most inspired and dissolute independent record label - Creation Records.

An international team of experts uses cutting-edge technology to prise age-old secrets from the complex of streets and stone buildings that lie less than five metres below the surface of the ocean. State-of-the-art CGI helps to raise the city from the seabed, revealing for the first time in 3,500 years how Pavlopetri would once have looked and operated.

106086
archaeologyclassical worldgreecehistoryrobotics

An international team of experts uses cutting-edge technology to prise age-old secrets from the complex of streets and stone buildings that lie less than five metres below the surface of the ocean. State-of-the-art CGI helps to raise the city from the seabed, revealing for the first time in 3,500 years how Pavlopetri would once have looked and operated.

A documentary following Manchester City FC during the 2009/2010 season.

106084
footballmanchestersport

A documentary following Manchester City FC during the 2009/2010 season.

Nick Griffin's British National Party, already under investigation for breaches of electoral law, is facing fresh allegations of corruption. Panorama uncovers new evidence of financial documents being falsified and fabricated in order to deceive the Elect

106082
bnpbritainpolitics

Nick Griffin's British National Party, already under investigation for breaches of electoral law, is facing fresh allegations of corruption. Panorama uncovers new evidence of financial documents being falsified and fabricated in order to deceive the Elect

Science writer Dr Gabrielle Walker has been obsessed with ice ever since she first set foot on Arctic sea ice. In this programme she searches out some of the secrets hidden deep within the ice crystal to try to discover how something so ephemeral has the

106078
chemistryicenaturephysicsscience

Science writer Dr Gabrielle Walker has been obsessed with ice ever since she first set foot on Arctic sea ice. In this programme she searches out some of the secrets hidden deep within the ice crystal to try to discover how something so ephemeral has the

Time Shift reveals the history of the frozen continent, finding out why the most inhospitable place on the planet has exerted such a powerful hold on the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers.

106076
geographyscience and nature

Time Shift reveals the history of the frozen continent, finding out why the most inhospitable place on the planet has exerted such a powerful hold on the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers.