Video of The Week

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:37

Small Faces Documentary



Documentary retrospective on the very influential British Invasion band, the Small Faces. Includes archival interviews with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott

Timeshift turns back the clock to a time when villains wore silver capes, grannies swooned at the sight of bulky men in latex and the most masculine man in the country was called Shirley.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:40

1968 Olympics The Black Power Salute



The protest that took place on top of the victory stand in Mexico City on the 16th October 1968, by US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos (supported by Australian Peter Norman) was one of the greatest moments in the history of the Olympics.


Narrated by Jesse Owens, one of the best sports documentaries ever, VHS transfer from an old television broadcast.



Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.


This excerpt from La Révolution française (1989) depicts events leading to the fall of the Bastille on July 14th 1789. Among the historical figures shown are Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Jacques Necker, Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins and the Bastille's governor, Bernard de Launay. For more information on the fall of the Bastille and the French Revolution
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:44

Hunter S. Thompson Omnibus 1978



BBC program Omnibus features Nigel Finch's 50-minute 1978 documentary of Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman titled "Fear And Loathing In Gonzovision" at the beginning and "Fear And Loathing On The Road To Hollywood With Dr. Hunter S. Thompson And Ralph Steadman" at the end.
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 15:28

Guns n Roses - The Band That Time Forgot



They epitomise everything that a rock n' roll band should be, Guns n Roses will always be up there in history as one of the greatest acts ever. This classic documentary goes behind the scenes to chart their rise to worldwide acclaim. Watch the whole feature exclusively on this channel for free.


This short documentary challenges stereotypes about theatrical art forms, in particular opera, and their audiences. Three old-school Chelsea fans in their 50s, two of whom could scarcely imagine a more alien world than classical music, were taken on a journey to discover opera, and their reactions were filmed every step of the way.



In this the official film of the European Football Championships of 1988, Craig Charles introduces all the highlights from a memorable tournament including: The opening match between Germany and Italy, England's match against Holland, and highlights from the final.
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