BBC – Inside the Factory McVitie’s Biscuits (2020)

BBC – Inside the Factory McVitie’s Biscuits (2020)
English | Size: 1.95 GB
Category: Documentary


Gregg Wallace reconnects with the McVitie’s factory in Harlesden, North West London, which he visited back in 2017. The coronavirus crisis caused a huge spike in the nation’s desire for sweet treats, and sales of the firm’s chocolate digestives rose by 71 per cent, meaning in just two months, they sold an astonishing 12.5 million packets. [Read more…]

BBC Arena – I Am Not Your Negro (2020)

BBC Arena – I Am Not Your Negro (2020)
English | Size: 1.44 GB
Category: Documentary


Raoul Peck uses an unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin, an account of the lives and successive assassinations of civil rights leaders Medgar Evans, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr, as the springboard for this examination of the black experience in America. Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, the film uses Baldwin’s words as it explores everything from Hollywood stereotypes to police brutality. [Read more…]

BBC Natural World – Sudan The Last of the Rhinos (2017)

BBC Natural World – Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos (2017)
English | Size: 1.19 GB
Category: Documentary


The remarkable story of 43-year-old Sudan, the very last male northern white rhino on the planet. Aged just three, Sudan was snatched from his mother’s side in Central Africa. He became a prized exhibit in a zoo behind the Iron Curtain, while the rest of his kind was poached to extinction in the wild. Today, Sudan has become an unwitting celebrity and the focus of a desperate eleventh hour battle to save his sub-species. This astonishing modern-day fable is told through the international cast of characters who have been involved in Sudan’s life, for better and for worse. [Read more…]

BBC Our Lives – Soul Boy (2020)

BBC Our Lives – Soul Boy (2020)
English | Size: 889 MB
Category: Documentary


Northern Soul is more than just music to Anthony Flavin – it’s a way of life. Anthony has grown up in care from the age of six. His great passions in life are music, fashion and films from the sixties and seventies, and his love for Northern Soul music tops them all. This heart-warming film follows Anthony in the run-up to his 18th birthday as he finds his place on Nottingham’s Northern Soul scene. With help from his keyworker Luke and a collection of Northern Soul friends, he is about to take his first steps as a DJ and towards an independent life. Has he mastered the decks in time to get this discerning crowd on the dancefloor? [Read more…]

BBC – The Other Side of Dunkirk (2004)

BBC – The Other Side of Dunkirk (2004)
English | Size: 1.22 GB
Category: Documentary


Powerful myths and misconceptions have shaped our understanding of the moment which changed the course of WW2 – the evacuation at Dunkirk in 1940. But what really happened at Dunkirk and in the crisis before the days of the evacuation? [Read more…]

BBC Time Shift – Gagging For It TV’s Hunger for Radio Comedy (2007)

BBC Time Shift – Gagging For It: TV’s Hunger for Radio Comedy (2007)
English | Size: 913 MB
Category: Documentary


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Since its earliest days, television has looked to radio comedy for the ‘next big thing’. Radio hits from Hancock’s Half-Hour to Little Britain have become TV classics. But other long-running radio favourites have died a death on the screen. So what makes for a sure-fire transfer? Time Shift investigates, with the help of favourite clips from the archive and insights offered by Jon Culshaw, Clive Anderson, Barry Cryer, Marcus Brigstocke, and Mitchell and Webb. [Read more…]