Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Oxstalls Off-Air Recordings. Week (2) October 2nd - October 8th 2010

Week 2.

Please email oxstallsmediaservices@glos.ac.uk if you would like any of the following series or programmes recording. *

*This applies to staff members and students at the University of Gloucestershire. Any recordings made are to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

Saturday 2nd October

Documentary: Michael Wood's Story of England Domesday to Magna Carta

2/6, series 1, 8:00pm - 9:00pm BBC4
The broadcaster explores how the villagers reacted to occupation by the Normans in 1066 when a castle was constructed in Kibworth. Interweaving local and national narratives, he charts events in the village that led to the people's involvement in the civil war of Simon de Montfort.
The broadcaster explores how the villagers reacted to occupation by the Normans in 1066 when a castle was constructed in Kibworth. Interweaving local and national narratives, he charts events in the village that led to the people's involvement in the civil war of Simon de Montfort.

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Sunday 3rd October

Arts and culture: The Genius of British Art: Power and Personality,

7:00pm - 8:00pm Channel 4. 1/6, series 1.New series.
A series of films charting the role art has played in shaping British culture and society, beginning with David Starkey's exploration of how royal portraits have influenced Britons' ideas of power and personality. The historian argues that the relationship Henry VIII formed with painter Hans Holbein helped establish a template for the visual depiction of power which would go on to be refined by Charles I and his court artist, Anthony van Dyck. He also examines how photographer Mario Testino's images of Princess Diana projected her personality to the public, and claims the portrait tradition provided the foundations for the modern cult of celebrity.



Entertainment: Can England Win the Next World Cup? 9:30pm - 10:10pm BBC2

England has the strongest and most successful top-flight league in football, watched by millions of fans worldwide. Yet it's been 44 years since the national team won a major trophy. Can England win the next World Cup? Former goal-scoring legend and Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker goes in search of some answers, hearing views from some of the game's biggest names including Jose Mourinho, J├╝rgen Klinsmann, Carlo Ancelotti, Harry Redknapp and Johan Cruyff. Can lessons be learned from the Spanish, who've transformed the fortunes of their national team? How have the Germans reinvented themselves? And does English football need to change now in order to possess the best league and team in the world?

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Monday 4th October

Sport: Games Today 7:00pm - 8:00pm BBC2 Day One


Sue Barker and Jake Humphrey introduce a round-up of action from the opening day in Delhi, India, as the first eight gold medals of the Games were decided, including five in the pool at the Dr SP Mukherjee Swimming Stadium. Weightlifting and artistic gymnastics also crowned their first champions of the Games, and the tennis, netball and badminton tournaments were among those to get under way.

Documentary: Panorama 8:30pm - 9:00pm BBC1

In-depth current affairs reports covering the stories behind the headlines. Postponed from September 27.

Documentary: Horizon: The Death of the Oceans? 9:00pm - 10:00pm BBC2 2/15

David Attenborough reveals the findings of a hugely ambitious study into what is happening to our oceans and how we are adversely affecting marine life. On a journey from the cold North Atlantic to the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the programme meets scientists who are transforming our understanding of this unique habitat. But is it too late to save its remarkable biodiversity from the effects of over-fishing, acidification and even noise pollution?

Documentary: Rosslyn Chapel: A Treasure in Stone. 9:00pm - 10:00pm BBC4

Art historian Helen Rosslyn examines the art and architecture of one of the most famous medieval chapels in the world, exploring why the building has enchanted visitors as diverse as JMW Turner, Robert Burns and Tom Hanks.

Documentary: The Da Vinci Code - The Greatest Story Ever Sold. 10:00pm - 11:00pm BBC4

Timeshift explores the contemporary quest for ancient truths that has arisen out of Dan Brown's best-selling novel challenging the credibility of Christian doctrine. The programme assesses the explosive response to the book from believers and atheists. With contributions by author Richard Leigh and art critic Brian Sewell.

Documentary: The Hospital, 10:00pm - 11:05pm More4. 1/5, series 2.

How is Britain's health service affected by the lifestyle choices made by the nation's youngsters? This series takes a look at the daily challenges faced by staff at four hospitals across London and the south as they deal with the UK's youth. Tonight, Rachael Jones and her team at the West London Centre for Sexual Health tackle issues surrounding sexually transmitted infections. Chlamydia is the clinic's number one diagnosis, but, worryingly, in the last three years there has been a sudden spread of HIV amongst teenagers.

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Tuesday 5th October

Documentary: Panorama: Kids in Care. 9:00pm - 10:00pm BBC1


Since the case of Baby P, there has been a 40 per cent increase in the number of children taken into care by the state, which is now, in effect, the parent of some 70,000 children. Given that such children are more at risk of failing at school and committing crime than any other group, can the state really claim to offer them a better life? This Panorama special spent six months following children in the care of Coventry Social Services in a bid to find out.

Documentary: Timeshift: When Britain Went Wild. 9:00pm - 10:30pm BBC4

Documentary exploring how the 1960s heralded a new age of environmental awareness in Britain, in which conservation pioneers such as Gerald Durrell, Gavin Maxwell and Peter Scott enlightened the public to the plight of endangered species and the natural world. The programme also reveals how the Torrey Canyon disaster in 1967, which saw a stricken oil tanker leak its cargo into the sea around Land's End, prompted many people to become more tolerant toward taking care of the planet.

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Wednesday 6th October

Documentary: Michael Wood's Story of England. The Great Famine and the Black Death 9:00pm - 10:00pm BBC4, 3/6, series 1.


The broadcaster explores how the great famine and the Black Death affected Kibworth during the 14th century. Delving into the local archives and aided by on-site archaeological excavations, he learns that two-thirds of the village's population were lost but also how these tragic events helped create community spirit.

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Thursday 7th October

Documentary: Are You Fitter Than a Pensioner? Oakmont Village, California
8:00pm - 9:00pm BBC3. 3/5, series 1.

Twenty-five-year-old Welsh socialite Ashlei Swain, 20-year-old student Jennifer Lovell, 22-year-old fried food lover Nicole Pereira and chain smoking 18-year-old Ben Katchi are sent to live with four super-fit over-60s at Oakmont Village in California. Over the course of a week they will be forced to adopt the healthy lifestyle of the retirement community before competing against their hosts in a cycling relay race.

Documentary: Kids with Guns - Stacey Dooley Investigates. 9:00pm - 10:00pm BBC3. 1/2

The Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts star returns with a two-part documentary exploring the issue of child exploitation. She begins by investigating the plight of child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, visiting a rescue centre where boys and girls arrive daily from guerrilla militia units as well as the Congolese National Army, and hears first-hand accounts of their terrifying experiences.

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Friday 8th October

Documentary: Unreported World. 7:30pm - 8:00pm Channel 4. Afghanistan's Child Drug Addicts. 2/10
Reporter Ramita Navai and director Matt Haan travel to Afghanistan, where they discover how an increasing number of children are becoming addicted to opiates as a means to escape the pain, hunger and psychological effects of war. In Kabul, they visit the only rehabilitation centre available to youngsters, where doctors state there has been a 60 per cent rise in admissions over the past two years.

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Please email oxstallsmediaservices@glos.ac.uk if you would like any of the following series or programmes recording. *

*This applies to staff members and students at the University of Gloucestershire. Any recordings made are to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

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