Great Britain

Secrets of Highclere Castle

 

Highclere Castle might be famous for being the backdrop to the world’s most successful costume drama, but behind the doors of this fairy tale castle still lives a real Lord and lady. It’s been the seat of the Carnarvon family for the last 300 years and It’s steeped in history. Highclere has been host to an ensemble of illustrious former inhabitants, including a fabulously wealthy heiress who saved the day, and an adventurer, maverick and real life Indiana Jones who made one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world. This is the behind the scenes story of the one of the England’s most spectacular country houses.

 

 

 

Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Secrets of Her Majesty’s Service

 

Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or MI6 as it is known, is the world’s most legendary spy agency, thanks to the James Bond stories. Set up in 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau, the existence of MI6 was not formally acknowledged until 1994 – which goes a long way toward understanding the modus operandi of this government agency. With unprecedented access to some of the key players in British espionage, this film lifts the veil on the shadowy world of spying, going back in time and behind the scenes to look at some the world’s most calculated and delicately executed operations.

 

 

 

CURIOUS TRAVELER
Curious London Shops

 

You may not be able to live like a royal, but wouldn’t it be nice to shop like one? In this episode, we explore the curious world of Royal Warrants, a special designation given to only the best shops and services, literally fit for a king (or queen, or prince or princess). Kind of like knighthood for a shop. From the royal dressmakers to tiara makers to the royal cheesemonger (yes, there is such a thing); we take you across London, inside the world of the royals.

 

 

 

Secrets of Scotland Yard

 

From Dickens to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie to James Bond, no police institution in the world has caught the public imagination in the same way as Scotland Yard. The name has become synonymous with London’s police force, but actually comes from the location of the original police headquarters building. Its officers and “bobbies” are protectors of the Royal Family and British officials, but Scotland Yard is most often associated with police detectives. In this special, contemporary sleuths reveal the secrets of what it takes to become a modern-day Sherlock Holmes.

 

 

 

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 5 of 6

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 5 of 6

 

Cassie and Sunny finally get closer to some truth about the night Hayley disappeared, and the case takes a devastating turn for Cassie.

 

 

 

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 4 of 6

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 4 of 6

 

Cassie and Sunny suspect that the men colluded in lying about their version of events for that evening, but why? The press begin to circle as they find out that James has been questioned in connection to the Hayley Reid case.

 

 

 

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 3 of 6

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 3 of 6

 

Cassie and Sunny interview the four male occupants of the holiday home over the millennium, whose accounts are fairly consistent. The rest of the Bishop Street Station team look at the timelines and leads from the original investigation.

 

Preview

 

 

 

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 1 of 6

UNFORGOTTEN SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 1 of 6

 

The new season sees Nicola Walker (Last Tango In Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Goodness Gracious Me) reprise their roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunil “Sunny” Khan as they investigate another emotionally-charged cold case.

 

Set across the south of England in locations including Norfolk, West Sussex, Bristol, Hampshire and London, the new season explores how everyday lives can be fractured and destroyed by one event, showing that appearances can often be deceiving.

 

Preview

 

Part 1
When a 16-year-old girl’s remains are discovered, Cassie and Sunny work to track down the killer. The investigation leads to a tight-knit group of four old school friends whose bonds are put to the test when they find themselves under suspicion.

 

 

 

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