"The Fabric of the Cosmos," a four-
Brian Greene is going to let you in on a secret: We've all been deceived. Our perceptions of time and space have led us astray. Much of what we thought we knew about our universe—that the past has already happened and the future is yet to be, that space is just an empty void, that our universe is the only universe that exists—just might be wrong.
4 x 60mins WGBH/PBS Multiple Awards
In 1939, visionary aircraft designer Barnes Wallis designed a very special bomb that would bounce across water and destroy German dams. The raid in 1943 was a success and a 1950s feature film carried the Dambusters story into British legend
But the science behind the bouncing bomb is highly complex, and many of Barnes Wallis' vital working calculations have been lost. Cambridge engineer Dr Hugh Hunt, attempts to solve the scientific puzzle of exactly how Wallis did it. Starting from scratch, he rediscovers the brilliance of Wallis's achievement by trying to hit a dam with a bouncing bomb.
First Hugh modifies a vintage Second World War aircraft to carry a bomb the size of an oil drum, then he asks the pilots to fly dangerously low over a Canadian lake and release the bomb at the perfect point so that it bounces across the water onto a specially-
1 x 120 mins RTS Winner 2012
UK TRANSMISSION SPRING 2012
What makes someone keep a wild and exotic creature as a pet?
From big cats to snakes, bears and even hyenas, this highly successful
ground breaking series looks at owners and the sometimes tragic consequences
of their obsession
8 x 60mins Animal Planet
This exciting series takes a fresh approach to the great battles of World War Two.
Each film tells the story of the head-
In a dramatic device, a war-
face off across a the battle map it comes alive in CGI: soldiers march across the table, tanks blast away
at each other and planes fly overhead.
As the action unfolds, two modern day military specialists -
heads of their historical counterparts to unpick their strengths and weaknesses.
And a team of experts out in the field, including an army tank commander, a former Special Forces
sniper and an enthusiastic explosives engineer -
at their disposal.
6 x 60mins
Innovation Winner -
We share 40% of our DNA with worms, 60% with chickens, 80% with
mice but 98.4% with chimpanzees and bonobos. They are our closest
relatives and our development is close until the age of four. But then
we leap ahead. We speak and write – we innovate and design and fly to the moon.
Chimps go back up into the trees. Why is this?
1 x 120mins Discovery
With unprecedented interview access and new dramatic reconstructions, experience this
catastrophic event through the eyes of the surviving sailors. On April 2nd 1982 Argentinian
troops invade the Falkland Islands. HMS Coventry, a key warship in the British fleet is sent to join the conflict.
Despite knowing the odds are against them, they are a successful and confident crew under a trusted leader -
Captain David Hart-
As other ships are targeted around them, the Coventry feels invincible. But their luck is about to run out. At the
height of the conflict, Coventry is sent on a suicide mission to deliberately act as bait for enemy fighter-
1 x 90 mins BBC2
“Wonderfully exciting and profound” -
“Lets take a ride, Dr Greene likes to say -
Dennis Overbye -
F E A T U R E D P R O D U C T I O N S A S C A M E R A M A N ( 1 )
The Fabric of the Cosmos -
Fatal Attractions -
Generals at War -
The Human Ape -
Sea of Fire -