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The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

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The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

A documentary chronicling the story of Stiff Records, a tiny independent that took music out of the boardroom and gave it back to the fans.Stiff\'s successes included Nick Lowe, the Damned, Elvis Costello, Ian Dury, Madness, Tracey Ullman and the Pogues.

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A documentary chronicling the story of Stiff Records, a tiny independent that took music out of the boardroom and gave it back to the fans.Stiff\'s successes included Nick Lowe, the Damned, Elvis Costello, Ian Dury, Madness, Tracey Ullman and the Pogues.

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.

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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.

One of two contrasting views on immigration under the slot title 'Unwelcome Britain?'. The other is 'Let 'em all in' Looks at the impact of immigration on social and health services, the economy and British cultural identity. Rod Liddle, takes a critical look at current immigration policy and raises concerns about problems that need addressing in order to prevent growing resentment and anger from many people in the country.

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One of two contrasting views on immigration under the slot title 'Unwelcome Britain?'. The other is 'Let 'em all in' Looks at the impact of immigration on social and health services, the economy and British cultural identity. Rod Liddle, takes a critical look at current immigration policy and raises concerns about problems that need addressing in order to prevent growing resentment and anger from many people in the country.

The definitive story of going to the moon, told by those who went. Between 1969 and 1972 an elite group of men achieved an incredible dream. They were, and remain, the only human beings to set foot on a planet other than our own.

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The definitive story of going to the moon, told by those who went. Between 1969 and 1972 an elite group of men achieved an incredible dream. They were, and remain, the only human beings to set foot on a planet other than our own.

The way most Britons come into contact with the Foreign Office is when they get into trouble overseas. We follow three diplomats as they try to aid Brits who unexpectedly find themselves in serious trouble on the other side of the world.

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The way most Britons come into contact with the Foreign Office is when they get into trouble overseas. We follow three diplomats as they try to aid Brits who unexpectedly find themselves in serious trouble on the other side of the world.

In 1932, the Nazi party obtained more votes than any other, with forty percent of all Germans choosing to vote for Hitler as their leader. Germany was crippled by losing the First World War and as Lawrence Rees' interviews reveal, economic chaos led many to seek a strong and extreme solution to their problems

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In 1932, the Nazi party obtained more votes than any other, with forty percent of all Germans choosing to vote for Hitler as their leader. Germany was crippled by losing the First World War and as Lawrence Rees' interviews reveal, economic chaos led many to seek a strong and extreme solution to their problems

The definitive documentary record of one of Jimi Hendrixs most celebrated performances, now digitally remastered and featuring footage never seen on television before. It includes such signature songs as Purple Haze, Voodoo Child and his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, as well as interviews with Woodstock promoter Michael Lang and Hendrix band members Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Larry Lee and Juma Sultan among others.

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The definitive documentary record of one of Jimi Hendrixs most celebrated performances, now digitally remastered and featuring footage never seen on television before. It includes such signature songs as Purple Haze, Voodoo Child and his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, as well as interviews with Woodstock promoter Michael Lang and Hendrix band members Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Larry Lee and Juma Sultan among others.

Jools Holland embarks on a personal journey through the streets, historical landmarks, pubs, music halls and rock 'n' roll venues of London to uncover a history of the city through its songs, the people who wrote them and the Londoners who joined in the chorus.

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Jools Holland embarks on a personal journey through the streets, historical landmarks, pubs, music halls and rock 'n' roll venues of London to uncover a history of the city through its songs, the people who wrote them and the Londoners who joined in the chorus.

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

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The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

One of two contrasting views on immigration under the slot title 'Unwelcome Britain?'. The other is 'Immigration is a Time Bomb'

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One of two contrasting views on immigration under the slot title 'Unwelcome Britain?'. The other is 'Immigration is a Time Bomb'

  • Life In Cold Blood

  • BBC 1

David Attenborough reveals the surprising truth about the cold-blooded lives of reptiles and amphibians. These animals are as dramatic, as colourful and as tender as any other animals.

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David Attenborough reveals the surprising truth about the cold-blooded lives of reptiles and amphibians. These animals are as dramatic, as colourful and as tender as any other animals.

  • Life in the Freezer

  • Alastair Fothergill

Sir David Attenborough looks at the natural history of the Antarctic continent

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Sir David Attenborough looks at the natural history of the Antarctic continent

An encounter with the penguins, whales, albatross and other animals that eke out a living in the Antarctic. First in the series

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An encounter with the penguins, whales, albatross and other animals that eke out a living in the Antarctic. First in the series

Documentary about the wildlife in Antarctica. In September, spring begins, and the programme follows the activities of elephant seals, albatross, penguins, crab-eater seals and snow petrels. Second in the series

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Documentary about the wildlife in Antarctica. In September, spring begins, and the programme follows the activities of elephant seals, albatross, penguins, crab-eater seals and snow petrels. Second in the series

Documentary about the wildlife in and around Antarctica during the short summer, when seals and penguins are racing to raise their young before the return of the long winter. Third in the series

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Documentary about the wildlife in and around Antarctica during the short summer, when seals and penguins are racing to raise their young before the return of the long winter. Third in the series

Penguins, seals, albatross and whales prepare to leave Antarctica before the winter storms shut off their food supplies. Fourth in the series

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Penguins, seals, albatross and whales prepare to leave Antarctica before the winter storms shut off their food supplies. Fourth in the series

About wildlife in Antarctica in the middle of winter. Weddell seals maintain holes in the ice for access to food and shelter from the worst storms. Fish hide in the ice relying on their own natural anti-freeze to stop ice crystals growing in their tissues. Emperor penguins huddle together in groups to incubate a single egg. Fifth in the series

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About wildlife in Antarctica in the middle of winter. Weddell seals maintain holes in the ice for access to food and shelter from the worst storms. Fish hide in the ice relying on their own natural anti-freeze to stop ice crystals growing in their tissues. Emperor penguins huddle together in groups to incubate a single egg. Fifth in the series

David Attenborough visits Captain Scott's abandoned hut in Antarctica and recounts the epic story of his struggle to be the first human being to stand at the South Pole. Now there is a permanent settlement of scientists. He explains the techniques, both old and new, used to capture the images used in "Life in the Freezer." Sixth in the series

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David Attenborough visits Captain Scott's abandoned hut in Antarctica and recounts the epic story of his struggle to be the first human being to stand at the South Pole. Now there is a permanent settlement of scientists. He explains the techniques, both old and new, used to capture the images used in "Life in the Freezer." Sixth in the series

Presented by acclaimed hip hop artist Akala, Life of Rhyme explores spoken word and rap, featuring performances and the story of how the UK scene evolved and developed.

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Presented by acclaimed hip hop artist Akala, Life of Rhyme explores spoken word and rap, featuring performances and the story of how the UK scene evolved and developed.

Bright blue starfish, crimson feather stars, shell-less snails in designs as extravagant as any Paris fashion show, shrimps of every colour, others that are transparent - just a sample of the animal wonders to be found in a small area of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Bright blue starfish, crimson feather stars, shell-less snails in designs as extravagant as any Paris fashion show, shrimps of every colour, others that are transparent - just a sample of the animal wonders to be found in a small area of the Great Barrier Reef.

Fish occur in populations of billions and there are over 30,000 species, more than in any other group of backboned animals. The development of the backbone was a crucial advance in evolution -and it probably came from a most unlikely source, a little jelly-like creature called a sea squirt.

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Fish occur in populations of billions and there are over 30,000 species, more than in any other group of backboned animals. The development of the backbone was a crucial advance in evolution -and it probably came from a most unlikely source, a little jelly-like creature called a sea squirt.

A look at the career of Barcelona's Argentinian striker who at the age of just 24 has already established himself as the greatest player currently active.

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A look at the career of Barcelona's Argentinian striker who at the age of just 24 has already established himself as the greatest player currently active.

A collection of performances from the BBC archives, celebrating the sights and sounds and the ups and downs of London through the words and songs through the years .

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A collection of performances from the BBC archives, celebrating the sights and sounds and the ups and downs of London through the words and songs through the years .

Documentary telling the true story of five young British freestyle footballers' journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona, a coming-of-age road movie about a group of young men in pursuit of a lifelong dream.

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Documentary telling the true story of five young British freestyle footballers' journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona, a coming-of-age road movie about a group of young men in pursuit of a lifelong dream.

Kevin Macdonald's documentary explores the life, cultural influence and legacy of Bob Marley, the Jamaican singer/songwriter who, more than any other, brought reggae music to global attention

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Kevin Macdonald's documentary explores the life, cultural influence and legacy of Bob Marley, the Jamaican singer/songwriter who, more than any other, brought reggae music to global attention

There\'s one thing that sets us primates apart from most other families on the planet, and that\'s a flexible mind. Our primate cousins are much smarter than you might imagine. Just like us they use tools, solve problems, and even have emotions. Monkey Planet discovers how these animals are individuals with a sense of self and why brainpower is essential to primate survival.

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There\'s one thing that sets us primates apart from most other families on the planet, and that\'s a flexible mind. Our primate cousins are much smarter than you might imagine. Just like us they use tools, solve problems, and even have emotions. Monkey Planet discovers how these animals are individuals with a sense of self and why brainpower is essential to primate survival.

Documentary looking at how Detroit became home to a musical revolution that captured the sound of a nation in upheaval. In the early 60s, Motown transcended Detroit\'s inner city to take black music to a white audience, whilst in the late 60s suburban kids like the MC5 and the Stooges descended into the black inner city to create revolutionary rock expressing the rage of young white America.

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Documentary looking at how Detroit became home to a musical revolution that captured the sound of a nation in upheaval. In the early 60s, Motown transcended Detroit\'s inner city to take black music to a white audience, whilst in the late 60s suburban kids like the MC5 and the Stooges descended into the black inner city to create revolutionary rock expressing the rage of young white America.

To mark the 50 year anniversary of Motown, a compilation of some of the iconic record label\'s greatest names filmed live in the BBC studios.

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To mark the 50 year anniversary of Motown, a compilation of some of the iconic record label\'s greatest names filmed live in the BBC studios.

Wildlife documentary. In the forests of northern Minnesota, biologist Lynn Rogers uses food to gain the trust of wild black bears, a controversial technique developed over his own forty-year journey from fear to fascination. Following the fortunes of mother bear June and her three cubs over a year, the film reveals an intimate portrait of the lives of black bears.

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Wildlife documentary. In the forests of northern Minnesota, biologist Lynn Rogers uses food to gain the trust of wild black bears, a controversial technique developed over his own forty-year journey from fear to fascination. Following the fortunes of mother bear June and her three cubs over a year, the film reveals an intimate portrait of the lives of black bears.