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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This feature-length documentary, divided into two parts, is a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records and British Pathé, made up entirely of newsreel footage about the Caribbean filmed during the period 1922-1970.
These six stunning gardens are among the National Trust's finest and represent some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United Kingdom, offering a widely differing range of horticultural styles and periods of gardening history.
Alan Titchmarsh visits eight of England's lesser-known gardens. The small gardens on display include: Hestercombe House in Gloucestershire; Brook Cottage in Oxfordshire; Cobblers on the Kent/Sussex border; the Kensington Roof Garden; Calke Abbey's kitchen gardens; and the Salcombe estuary estate....
What makes Agatha Christie such a successful writer? On the 75th anniversary of the creation of her immortal character Miss Marple, this documentary introduces viewers to new fields of scientific inquiry using sophisticated computer analyses of Christie’s every written word, her sentence structur...