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Putin, Russia & The West wins Peabody Award
Putin, Russia & The West wins Peabody Award
May 22 2013

Putin, Russia & The West can be purchased (UK only) at Blinkbox and iTunes.

Margaret Thatcher Obituary
Margaret Thatcher Obituary
April 24 2013

Sky Atlantic screened Brook Lapping's hour-long obituary for Margaret Thatcher on Monday 8th April at 8pm.

CHATEAU CHUNDER
CHATEAU CHUNDER
November 12 2012

It's the 1970s and Australian wine is a joke - not for drinking, as Monty Python put it, but for 'laying down and avoiding'. The idea that a wine made Down Under could ever challenge the august products of Burgundy or Tuscany has wine buffs and snobby sommeliers sniggering into their tasting spoons. But little more than 40 years later, Australian winemaking is leading the world. London merchants sell more wine from Australia than from any other country, while the chastened French wine industry reluctantly take note of how modern winemaking - and wine marketing - is really done.

No Bribes Please! We're British
No Bribes Please! We're British
October 17 2012

Britain now has a Bribery Act which makes it illegal for British businesses to bribe foreign government officials.

The Hunt for Bin Laden
The Hunt for Bin Laden
April 30 2012

The Hunt for Bin Laden is the inside story of the greatest manhunt in US history. It spans decades, sparks wars, and defines presidencies. Now, with interviews with those who were in the center of the action or in charge of the pursuit and the war on terror during three administrations, this Brook Lapping production tells the definitive story of the twenty-year cat and mouse game, and the attempts to bring the world’s most notorious terrorist to justice.

Exposure: The World's Deadliest Arms Race
Exposure: The World's Deadliest Arms Race
October 14 2011

'The World's Deadliest Arms Race' tells the real story of how roadside bombs, built in back street village workshops, have become the Taliban’s ‘perfect weapon’ in their war against the coalition in Afghanistan.

9/11: Day That Changed The World
9/11: Day That Changed The World
September 11 2011

9/11: Day That Changed The World marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The horror of the assault on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon is recalled by America's key decision-makers - the men and women at the centre of the country's power.

Dispatches: A Year Inside Number 10
Dispatches: A Year Inside Number 10
May 06 2011

In May 2010 David Cameron and Nick Clegg stood in the Rose Garden of No.10 Downing Street and announced they were forming the first coalition since the National Government during World War II. Most of the press was on side, the public wished them well, and MPs of both parties were supportive - at least in public. One year on, presenter Andrew Rawnsley interviews the key politicians, their friends and foes to chronicle the trials and tribulations of the coalition.

The Secret History of Eurovision
The Secret History of Eurovision
May 06 2011

Everyone either loves or hates the cheesy tunes and outlandish costumes of the Eurovision Song Contest. But is there more to it than meets the eye? This programme is the history of modern Europe told entirely through the story of its favourite television show. It shows how a singing competition reflected decades of political and cultural change. And it reveals that – now and again – Eurovision itself has made history. Mixing politics with pop and real international intrigue, this winning blend of humour and insight peers beyond the glitz and the sparkle to show that sometimes sequins and key changes can be as powerful as barbed wire and tanks.

Ideas That Changed The World
Ideas That Changed The World
October 29 2010

Our world has been transformed by inspired ideas that we take for granted. Wherever we go, whatever we eat, however we live, it has all been shaped by Eureka moments. And these ideas are continuing to shape our future, the ideas that changed our world. Ideas That Changed The World reveals the innovative ideas that have dramatically changed our lives and enhanced the world we live in. The jet engine; radio waves; concrete; antibiotics – these are just some of the world-changing ideas explored in this engaging journey through the history of man’s inventions and discoveries, all of which have shaped our understanding of the world and affect our daily lives.