Tagged: docu-drama

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Colosseum – Rome’s Arena Of Death

We have just updated this post with a much better copy of this excellent BBC docu-drama. It is a story of the Roman gladiator Verus, as he is recruited from slavery, trained in gladiator’s...

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Egypt: Ep.2 – The Curse of Tutankhamun

The story of Tutankhamun and his fabulous treasure is well known; so, too, is the tale of the supposed curse, said to haunt all those who were at the opening of his tomb. However,...

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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...

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Medici: Godfathers: Ep.3 – The Medici Popes

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance – The Medici Popes: Florence, 1501: 26-year-old Michelangelo carves a giant masterpiece which will come to symbolize his struggle against a family he once adored. Raised from a young...

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Medici: Godfathers: Ep.2 – The Magnificent Medici

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance – The Magnificent Medici: In Florence, August 1466, Lorenzo de’Medici, the 17-year-old heir to the dynasty, foils a murderous plot against his father and saves his family from a...