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Holocaust Escape Tunnel

 

For centuries, the Lithuanian city of Vilna was one of the most important Jewish centers in the world, earning the title “Jerusalem of the North” until World War II, when the Nazis murdered about 95% of its Jewish population and reduced its synagogues and cultural institutions to ruins. The Soviets finished the job, paving over the remnants of Vilna’s famous Great Synagogue so thoroughly that few today know it ever existed. Now, an international team of archaeologists is trying to rediscover this forgotten world, excavating the remains of its Great Synagogue and searching for proof of one of Vilna’s greatest secrets: a lost escape tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners inside a horrific Nazi execution site.

 

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 6 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 6 of 6
With two women in labor plus a stabbing victim, Dr. Petrides has his hands full. Louisa, Leslie and Spiro come to the rescue. Gerry’s otter is also giving birth.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 5 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 5 of 6
Spiro and Hugh organize a “friendly” cricket match between the Greeks and the English.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 4 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 4 of 6
Larry is back home recovering from the mumps. Aunt Hermione arrives with a spiritualist friend who promises to get in touch with Louisa’s dead husband.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 3 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 3 of 6
A birthday party for Louisa leaves her brooding about her age. Leslie takes up fashion photography. Gerry wears out another tutor. Vasilia offers Louisa a diabolical deal.

 

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 1 of 6

 

Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary 1930s England to the bucolic Greek island of Corfu with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21. A six-part adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals and its two sequels.

 

Part 1 of 6
After Louisa meets a handsome fellow Brit named Hugh, her landlady suddenly turns hostile. Louisa’s effort to get Greeks to pay for English cooking falls flat. Gerry and Theo trap an otter.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 2 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 2 of 6
Louisa has an idea to boost Larry’s writing career. It doesn’t go well. Leslie starts a distillery. Pavlos tries to inspire Margo’s spiritual side. Gerry tries out tutors.

 

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Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

 

Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But in World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up an escape plan: in a secret attic workshop, they constructed a two-man glider out of bed sheets and floorboards. The plan was to fly to freedom from the roof of the castle, but the war ended before they could put it to the test. Now a team of aero engineers and carpenters rebuilds the glider in the same attic using the same materials and use a bathtub full of concrete to catapult the glider off the roof to find out if the legendary glider plan would have succeeded.

 

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