Tagged: BBC

How Earth Made Us: Human Planet

In this series Professor Iain Stewart looks at how four geological forces have shaped human history. In this fifth and last episode he explores the most recent dominant force on earth, humans. It’s easy...

Tales From The Jungle: Margaret Mead

Exploring the work of Margaret Mead, this film investigates the 12 months Mead spent with the Samoans in the Twenties. Her resulting book, Coming Of Age In Samoa, had a huge impact on Western...

Egypt: Ep.1 – The Search of Tutankhamun

This excellent BBC docu-drama series offers the opportunity to explore Ancient Egypt through the eyes of some of the finest Egyptologists, adventurers and scholars in recent history. The stories of these amazing and truly...

How Earth Made Us: Fire

Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how planet Earth has shaped human history. In this episode he explores man’s relationship with fire. He says, “Fire is the human signature.”

Power of Art – Van Gogh

Narrated by Simon Schama, this episode of the BBC documentary series Power of Art, is on the life Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century...