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Dambusters - Building the Bouncing Bomb - Windfall Films

The Fabric of the Cosmos - WGBH

"The Fabric of the Cosmos," a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world we’d hardly recognize—a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected.


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-constructed 130-foot-wide dam. If they're successful they'll blow the dam sky-high

1 x 120 mins    RTS Winner 2012



UK TRANSMISSION SPRING 2012

Fatal Attractions - Animal Planet

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

Generals at War - Windfall Films

This exciting series takes a fresh approach to the great battles of World War Two.

Each film tells the story of the head-to-head between two iconic generals.

In a dramatic device, a war-time bunker becomes the setting for these epic conflicts. As the generals

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 - often generals themselves - get inside the

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 - compare and contrast the hardware our generals had

at their disposal.

6 x 60mins

Innovation Winner - History Awards

The Human Ape - Pioneer Productions

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


Sea of Fire - Windfall Films

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-Dyke.

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-bombers

1 x 90 mins BBC2


"Searingly powerful..."
Radio Times


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“Wonderfully exciting and profound” - Boston Globe

“Lets take a ride, Dr Greene likes to say - and what a ride it is!  Uncompromising in it’s intellectual ambitions”

Dennis Overbye - New York Times

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