Friday, 26 February 2010

The Boy Who Sees Without Eyes

This Channel 5 documentary is about 14 year old Ben Underwood who has been totally blind since the age of 3 when he lost his eyes to cancer. He has taught himself to see with echo location. He still manages to play basket ball, roller blading and many other activities with this amazing talent of echo location...

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Meet the Foxes

Having had my own ups and downs with the town fox from seeing a young family of foxes grow up across from my home to my childhood pet rabbit "disappearing" I found this channel 4 documentary quite interesting.

"This modern day fairytale uses footage of dozens of foxes and archive film to reflect the typical experience of urban foxes in Britain and tell the story of a year in the life of a virtual fox family...

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Warrior Queen Boudicca

This is a dramatised documentary about the celtic queen Boudicca (also Boudica or Boadicea) of the Iceni a Celtic tribe from East Anglia, East England and her courageous fight against the Romans.

Boudicca's husband King Prasutagus wanted to leave his kingdom to his daughters and also the Roman Emperor but when he died the Emperor did not take account of his will. The Romans took control of the Iceni kingdom, Boudicca was flogged and her daughters raped...

BBC: Future of Food - Part 3

"From the two women working to make their Yorkshire market town self-sufficient to the academic who claims it could be better for the environment to ship in lamb from New Zealand, George Alagiah meets the people who believe they know how we should feed the world as demand doubles by the middle of the century.

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

BBC: Future of Food - Part 2

Part 2 of the BBC documentary Future of  Food.

"George heads out to India to discover how a changing diet in the developing world is putting pressure on the world's limited food resources. He finds out how using crops to produce fuel is impacting on food supplies across the continents...

Monday, 8 February 2010

BBC: Future of Food - Part 1

This is a BBC documentary presented by George Alagiah. Future of food tells of the environmental and economical consequences of food production and the global trade of food and also looks into other dangers that threaten the way we produce our food like global warming...

Thursday, 4 February 2010


This is a guest post by Sulav. Website:

This is a history documentary about the lost continent that has been talked and written about a lot. But still it remains a great mystery because what we’ve heard and read are merely hypotheses.
Atlantis is believed to be the source of all religion, science, races and civilization. Plato's dialogues Timaeus and Critias, written in 360 BC, contain the earliest references to Atlantis...

Gamer Revolution

A documentary that looks into to weird, wonderful, fascinating and sometimes dark world of video gaming. The video gaming world has certainly moved on since the days of Pac-Man, Street Fighter and many more. Now you can have virtual lives in programmes like Second Life where you can interact with many many different people and do the things that in our own world would be impossible...