Videos we're especially proud of, or which are currently relevant, that we'd like to draw your attention to

  • Life of Elizabeth II

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    From the Queen's early years to her Diamond Jubilee

  • Revolution in Colour

    Narrated by Allen Leech, this unique documentary tells the story of the Irish Easter Rising, why it happened and how it happened. Utilising incredible newly-colourised original footage, this film shows the Irish revolution as people at the time saw it – in colour. "Rendered in living colour, the ...

  • The Great War

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    This terrific educational web series hosted by Indiana Neidell tells the story of the First World War from 1914 to 1918 - as it happened, week-by-week.

  • Classic Cars & Motorcycles

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    Feel the need for speed

  • Variety Acts and Turns of the Second World War

    A programme full of performances by the morale-boosting variety acts and singers of the Second World War. Artists who helped frontline troops and home front civilians alike to keep smiling through the dark days of war. Including Flanagan & Allen, Gracie Fields, Robb Wilton, Sydney Burchall, Tommy...

  • Dambusters: Mission Impossible

    Destroying the great dams of western Germany, using a very special weapon designed by scientific genius Barnes Wallis, made the RAF’s 617 squadron one of the most famous in the world. This film features rare archive footage and photographs, fascinating interviews and illustrative 3-D graphics. Fr...

  • The Story of British Pathé – The Birth of the News

    For more than half a century, the film and newsreel company British Pathé documented almost every aspect of everyday life in Britain and around the world. Covering everything from major world events and exotic foreign locales to the pageantry of state occasions and gritty social issues, the compa...

  • The Wars of the Roses: A Bloody Crown

    The true story – and inspiration behind the acclaimed historical drama, The White Queen – of the 15th-century power struggle between The House of Lancaster and The House of York. This film tells the whole fascinating story, with dramatic reconstructions. From British Pathé TV's Military Collection.

  • Nuclear Scare Stories of the Cold War

    This unique video gathers together a number of fascinating and chilling civil defence films from the 1950s and 1960s instructing American citizens on how to survive if a nuclear war broke out.

  • See You At The Pillar

    Oscar-nominated travelogue showing the beauty of Ireland and its suitability as a holiday destination. (1967)