Britain

BBC - Newsnight, The Home Front: The Battle to House Britain (2017)

BBC - Newsnight, The Home Front: The Battle to House Britain (2017)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2254 Kbps | 50mn 12s | 840 MiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Emily Maitlis hosts a Newsnight special dedicated to the UK housing crisis. The government says the housing market is 'broken' as it brings forward its Housing White Paper.
Channel 4 Dispatches - Undercover: Britain's Homeless Scandal (2017)

Channel 4 Dispatches - Undercover: Britain's Homeless Scandal (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2036 Kbps | 25mn 52s | 400 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

With councils across England and Wales struggling to meet the demand for emergency housing, Dispatches goes undercover to investigate the impact on homeless women attempting to get off the streets. The number of rough sleepers has risen for the sixth year in a row, of which women are a particularly exposed group.

Fighting for Britain? : Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Feb. 11, 2017
Fighting for Britain? : Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War

Fighting for Britain? :
Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War

by Wendy Ugolini and Juliette Pattinson
English | 2015 | ISBN: 3034318243 | 339 Pages | PDF | 1.79 MB

This edited collection focuses on the negotiation of national, geographic and cultural identities during the Second World War among the constituent countries of the United Kingdom.

BBC - Britain on Film: The Home Front (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 11, 2017
BBC - Britain on Film: The Home Front (2013)

BBC - Britain on Film: The Home Front (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2892 Kbps | 30mn 1s | 650 MiB
Audio: English AAC 129 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Archive-based series on British life in the 1960s continues with an episode devoted to some of the most monumental challenges of the post-war period - how to tackle desperate housing shortages, rebuild shattered cities and meet the rising expectations of an increasingly affluent and consumerist nation. As these films show, 1960s Britain embraced ambitious solutions by building high-rise homes in our cities and New Towns in the country.

History Channel - The Roman Invasion of Britain (2009)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 9, 2017
History Channel - The Roman Invasion of Britain (2009)

History Channel - The Roman Invasion of Britain (2009)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 2019 Kbps | 3x~45mn | English MP3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 2.05 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

For several centuries, immediately after the time of Christ, the people of Britain found themselves if not the slaves then certainly the servants of one of the mightiest empires the world has ever seen - the empire of Rome. In this three-part series every phase in the long history of Roman Britain will be looked at. We will chart the way in which the Roman conquerors interacted with the native inhabitants of the land they called ‘Britannia’ and find out who gained most from the Roman occupation - us or them?

Channel 4 - Britain's Greatest Hoaxer (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 8, 2017
Channel 4 - Britain's Greatest Hoaxer (2017)

Channel 4 - Britain's Greatest Hoaxer (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2687 Kbps | 47mn 0s | 1.03 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary | Comedy

A unique unrestricted access look at comedian and infamous hoaxer Simon Brodkin as he sets his sights on Simon Cowell, Sir Philip Green and the President of the USA, Donald J Trump.

BBC - Panorama - Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 7, 2017
BBC - Panorama - Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis (2017)

BBC - Panorama - Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1865 Kbps | 27mn 32s | 393 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Sophie Hutchinson investigates the troubled state of NHS mental health services. She reveals new figures showing a shocking increase in unexpected deaths of mental health patients.

BBC - Britain,s Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 27, 2017
BBC - Britain,s Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney (2017)

BBC - Britain,s Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2112 Kbps | 3x~58min | 2.72 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Orkney - seven miles off the coast of Scotland and cut off by the tumultuous Pentland Firth, the fastest flowing tidal race in Europe, is often viewed as being remote. But recent discoveries there are turning the Stone Age map of Britain upside down. Rather than an outpost at the edge of the world, recent finds suggest an extraordinary theory - that Orkney was the cultural capital of our ancient world and the origin of the stone circle cult which culminated in Stonehenge.
BBC - Sword, Musket and Machine Gun: Britain's Armed History (2017)

BBC - Sword, Musket and Machine Gun: Britain's Armed History (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1698 Kbps | 3x~58mn | 2.26 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

From the Saxon shield-wall to the discovery of gunpowder and the invention of the machine gun, Dr Sam Willis traces the history of the weapons that have shaped Britain.
BBC - Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries (2015)

BBC - Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries (2015)
HDTV | 1440 x 810 | .MKV/AVC @ 3570 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 4.67 GB
Audio: English AAC 132 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Art

Janina Ramirez discovers how monasteries shaped all aspects of medieval Britain and created a dazzling array of art, architecture and literature, a story of faith, sacrifice, violence and corruption.