Bach: A Passionate Life
The ubiquitous portrait of Bach shows a grumpy old codger in a wig and formal coat, yet his greatest works were composed in his late 30s and early 40s in an unrivalled blaze of creativity. Warm and convivial family man, or a rebellious spirit who struggled with the hierarchies of state and church? Internationally renowned conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner goes in search of Bach - the man and the music.
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Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death
Ted Hughes is recognized as one of Britain's greatest and most controversial poets. This documentary explores how his compelling life story shaped his vision as...
A Joyful Noise
Held at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, this concert combines the voices of two Vancouver Gospel choirs with special guests Jim Byrnes and The Sojourners.
Cesar Ritz is the notorious dishwasher who revolutionizes the world’s hotel business, only to collapse when his most ambitious goal, the coronation buffet for King Edward VI, cannot take place.
She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
In Medieval and Tudor England there was no question in peoples' minds about the order of God's creation – men ruled and women didn't. Yet despite everything...
A Window Looking In
In A Window Looking In, directors Tara Hungerford and Eric Hogan profile 12 BC-based artists, among them writer William Gibson, photographer Fred Herzog and singer/songwriter...
Fifty years after her death, two boxes of Marilyn Monroe's private writings were discovered in the home of her acting coach, Lee Strasberg. In this documentary by Academy Award-nominated...
Genius of the Modern World
Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx,...
Grand Tours of Scotland
Back for a third season, Paul Murton takes us on a series of adventures to relive the golden days of Scottish tourism. He travels around one of Scotland’s best-loved holiday...