Arts & Culture

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame

    1 season

    This series, produced in association with the BBC, chronicles the lives of the most important and well-known figures of the 20th century, whether they be politicians, musicians, or sports stars.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Actors & Musicians

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered actors and musicians: Chaplin, Elvis, Laurence Olivier, Louis Armstrong, Laurel and Hardy, Maurice Chevalier, John Lennon, Richard Burton, and Bob Hope.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Actresses

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered actresses: Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Brigitte Bardot, Sofia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Cultural Icons

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered cultural icons: Dalí, Fontaine & Nureyev, Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis, Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, Edward & Mrs Simpson, Yuri Gagarin, and Mary Quant.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Leaders

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several leaders: Emmeline Pankhurst, Ronald Reagan, Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Eisenhower, De Gaulle, Fidel Castro, Kennedy, Khrushchev.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Sports Stars

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered sports: Stanley Matthews, Amelia Earhart, Bobby Jones, Juan Fangio, Donald Campbell, Charles Lindbergh.

  • Ageless Iraq

    Documentary about life in Iraq - political history, religion, traditions, industry - as it was in 1954.

  • Brilliant Gardens

    This programme features the Royal Botanic Gardens, Ness Gardens, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Wisley RHS Gardens, Chelsea Physic Gardens, Kew Gardens, Westonbirt Arboretum and Cambridge University Botanic Garden. From British Pathé TV's Arts & Culture Collection.

  • Britain By Jove

    1 season

    Famous comedy travelogue produced in the 1960s to promote holidays in Great Britain. The shows were presented by much-loved ventriloquist Ray Alan and his celebrated companion Lord Charles. “A vision of Britain halfway between winsome nostalgia and surreal nightmare” – The Sunday Times, 2019.

  • British Passions on Film

    1 season

    A lovely series first shown on BBC 4 that depicts the hobbies and leisure activities of Britons during the 20th century. It utilises fabulous vintage footage from the British Pathé archive.

  • Cannes Moments
    1 season

    Cannes Moments

    1 season

    From its post-war beginnings in 1946, we see how the Cannes Film Festival attracted the biggest stars - from Errol Flynn and Brigitte Bardot in its early days to the current crop of Hollywood superstars.

  • Classic British Motorcycles - BSA On Show

    This special interest documentary features meetings with owners of Classic BSAs across the UK. BSA was probably one of the best known British motorcycle manufacturers in the world, turning out more different models than any other company. From British Pathé TV's Motorsport Collection.

  • Classic Cars - MG

    The MG car company was founded in the 1920s by Cecil Kimber. The MG name was in production for over 50 years, creating some of the most iconic and much-loved sports cars in motoring history. From British Pathé TV's Motorsport Collection.

  • Gardens of the National Trust

    1 season

    The gardens featured in this Alan Titchmarsh series are carefully managed to reflect the beauty and spectacle of the original designs. They are impressive examples of the history of horticulture and a vital aspect of British heritage.

  • How to Encourage Wildlife in the Garden

    Learning how to encourage wildlife in the garden, focusing on the management of soils and plants and discovering the thinking behind ecological wildlife gardening.

  • Icons of Our Time

    1 season

    This series takes a look some of the most enduring iconic figures of the 20th century.

  • Icons of Our Time – Anne Frank

  • Icons of Our Time – Che Guevara

  • Icons of Our Time – Marilyn Monroe

    This series takes a look some of the most enduring iconic figures of the 20th century. From British Pathé TV's Arts Collection. Actress, model and singer Marilyn Monroe was the original blonde bombshell who found international success in motion pictures during the 1950s. In this episode, we meet ...

  • Icons of Our Time – Muhammad Ali

  • Know the British

    Fabulous documentary made to educate American businessmen on the peculiar ways, customs, etiquette and traditions of the British as they were in 1974. From British Pathé TV's History Collection.

  • Land of Magic

    This lovely film shows us the wonders of Northern Ireland in the 1960s, featuring great scenic shots and local characters. From British Pathé TV's Travel Collection.

  • Land Rovers

    Follow the fascinating story of the Land Rover's development. From British Pathé TV's Motorsport Collection.

  • Le Mans 1955

    Documentary covering the 1955 Le Mans endurance race - the one with the terrible crash that influenced the future of motor racing. From British Pathé TV's Motorsport Collection.