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Wonders of the Universe

Episode 3: Falling

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Series in which Professor Brian Cox explores the laws of the universe. In this episode, Brian takes on the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe - gravity. Show more

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

2011

Episode 2: Who's in Charge Here Anyway?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Professor Bruce Hood tests the limits of the memory, finding out how humans learn, how the brain takes shortcuts and why multitasking can be dangerous. Show more

Historical epic about the rise of feared Mongol warrior Genghis Khan, charting the emotional torment that formed the backdrop to his astonishing feats of battleground prowess. Show more

Contributors

Jamukha:
Honglei Sun
Oelun, Temudjin's Mother:
Aliya undefined
Esugei, Temudjin's father:
Ba Sen
Dai-Sechen:
He Qi
Director:
Sergey Bodrov

Timewatch

2005-2006

The Secret History of Genghis Khan

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary about the Secret History of the Mongols, a book said to have been written by Genghis Khan's adopted son which reveals a different man to the butcher of legend. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Heinz Leger
Director:
Heinz Leger
Director:
Heinz Leger
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Series Editor:
John Farren
Series Editor:
John Farren
Series Editor:
John Farren

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 9: Epic: A Cast of Thousands!

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary which goes behind the scenes to tell the stories of the biggest film genre of them all - the epic, from Ben-Hur to The Ten Commandments and from El Cid to Cleopatra. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tom Baker
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Wonders of the Universe

Episode 3: Falling

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Series in which Professor Brian Cox explores the laws of the universe. In this episode, Brian takes on the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe - gravity. Show more

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

2011

Episode 2: Who's in Charge Here Anyway?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Professor Bruce Hood tests the limits of the memory, finding out how humans learn, how the brain takes shortcuts and why multitasking can be dangerous. Show more

Dallas Campbell meets the scientists who have focused on the different aspects of the Drake Equation, which examines seven key elements necessary for ET intelligence to exist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Producer:
Tim Usborne
Director:
Tim Usborne
Producer:
Ed Booth
Executive Producer:
Tina Fletcher
Executive Producer:
Dermot Caulfield

Timewatch

2005-2006

The Secret History of Genghis Khan

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary about the Secret History of the Mongols, a book said to have been written by Genghis Khan's adopted son which reveals a different man to the butcher of legend. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Heinz Leger
Director:
Heinz Leger
Director:
Heinz Leger
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Executive Producer:
Walter Kohler
Series Editor:
John Farren
Series Editor:
John Farren
Series Editor:
John Farren

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