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Jack The Ripper - The Case Reopened 53 min.

In 1888, Jack the Ripper—the most infamous serial killer of all time—began his reign of terror in the East End of London. He committed five horrifically violent murders in Whitechapel between August and November of that year. There was a huge manhunt, but the Ripper was never caught. Since then, there has been endless speculation about who the Ripper was, what motivated his crimes, and how the kil...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

American History's Biggest Fibs: Supremacy 52 min.

In the third and final film in the series, Lucy Worsley reveals the historic myths and deceptions told following the United State's emergence as a superpower after the Second World War. We often remember the 1950s and early 1960s in America as a golden era of abundance, harmony and the American dream made real. This film reveals that to be a carefully constructed illusion. In truth, the era of Ame...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

American History's Biggest Fibs: The American Civil War 49 min.

In the second program of this three-part series, Lucy Worsley debunks the myths behind the American Civil War. At the Lincoln Memorial, she explains that the civil war pitted the "free" North against slave-owning Confederate states in the South, but Abraham Lincoln's personal views and the behavior of his troops toward African Americans were not as noble as they appeared. In the South, Lucy learns...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

American History's Biggest Fibs: The American Revolution 49 min.

In the first of a three-part series, Lucy Worsley explores how American history has been mythologized and manipulated by generations of politicians, writers, and protesters. This episode examines the American Revolution—a David-and-Goliath battle of men with high ideals taking on the might of the British Empire. But how much of America's founding story is based on fact?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Battle Of The Exoplanets 52 min.

Discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 solar system in 2015 was a game-changer; its red dwarf star is surrounded by seven Earth-sized planets, making it a first-of-its-kind find. Battle of the Exoplanets examines this unusual system and asks what progress has been made in the search for life onother planets.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Secret Helpers

Six stressed people are fitted with a secret ear-piece and connected to advisors across the globe. Each participant is facing a big challenge: a wedding, promotion or impending parenthood. As the characters go about their lives, the advisors – all with contrasting cultures, traditions and beliefs – listen in and advise. A man who suffers from anxiety confides in two New York security guards, a res...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Dan and Brett 52 min.

Ten Brits embark on one of the toughest weeks of their lives with the secret advice of strangers from around the world. Here, a husband-to-be and a new dad get help.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Dave and Claire 52 min.

The secret helpers share their pearls of wisdom with David, whose family life is in crisis, and Claire, whose stammer stops her from moving on in her job.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Lesley and Lauren 52 min.

Widow Lesley feels ready to find love again but this time she would like to date a woman. Can the sages help her come out to her friends?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Mark And Beth 52 min.

54 year-old Mark is a single father to 8 year-old son Sammy. Mark's wife died two years ago. Since then Mark has relied on his own mother to help with cooking, cleaning and looking after his son. She has even moved into a house up the road so that she can devote her life to them. Mark takes advantage of his 79-year-old mother and spends very little time with his son and when he does, avoids discus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018