The hit Broadway show King Charles III is adapted for television. A 2016 Tony nominee for Best Play, the drama imagines Prince Charles’ ascension to the throne following Queen Elizabeth’s death. The late Tim Pigott-Smith stars as Charles.
Hillary decides to try for another major view of life inside Iran, with New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. He shares a rare journey into a private Iran often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders.
A village woman with no high school diploma becomes China’s most famous poet, and her book of poetry the best-selling such volume in China in the past 20 years. Still Tomorrow follows Yu Xiuhua, a 39-year-old woman living with cerebral palsy, as she faces sudden fame.
Ed arrives home to worldwide fame. He marries Louise and returns to beekeeping. When he is offered the chance to join an Antarctica expedition, he must choose between a new adventure and staying behind with his growing family.
The Swiss expedition fails, and Ed meets a new climbing partner, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, who is equally driven to ascend Everest. Together, and with George’s support, they seize the opportunity to reach the peak.
This six-part drama tells the story of Sir Edmund Hillary, who was the first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, along with Tenzing Norgay. Hillary becomes fascinated with the Himalayas after reading about the range.
The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today’s hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador.