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PBS salutes Cockleshell Heroes

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

In the dark days of 1942, with the Nazis dominating Continental Europe, and Allied plans for a full-scale invasion still far from fruition, Winston Churchill encouraged audacious schemes to hit back by any means possible. One such undertaking was Operation Frankton, which saw a small group of young marines employ specially designed ‘Cockleshell’ canoes to […]

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Insight TV launches on Sky Deutschland

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

June sees the launch of 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content Insight TV on Sky Deutschland, the platform which offers sport, exclusive series and top films across Germany and Austria. Previously only available to HD+ subscribers, Insight TV’s adventure-driven shows will now also be available to satellite customers, as well as […]

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Vagrant Queen comes to SYFY

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Magdalene Visaggio and Jason Smith’s Vault Comics series is getting a screen adaptation from SYFY. The story of Elida, a former child queen fleeing her planet’s new regime, will get a ten-episode first season. Adriyan Rae (Atlanta) will star as Elida, with Tim Rozon (Schitt’s Creek) as roguish sidekick Isaac. Jem Garrard, as showrunner, heads […]

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Insight TV Launches Power &…Martial Arts

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

4K UHD broadcaster Insight TV continues its Power &… series, a look at normal people living extraordinary lives, with third season Power &…Martial Arts. Beginning with eight episodes (more will follow later in the year), this series explores the highs and lows in the journeys of martial artists, and the extraordinary skills they’ve developed. Subjects […]

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PBS revisits the fight against Nazi V-weapons

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Late in the Second World War, with his enemies gathering strength and the prospects of victory fast fading, Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler pinned his hopes on revolutionary Vergeltungswaffen – so-called ‘revenge weapons’ – such as the fearsome V1 flying bombs and V2 rockets to turn the tide in his favour. However, the Allies possessed a […]

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Pinochet’s Chile comes to Sony Movie Channel

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Lena (Emma Watson) and Daniel (Daniel Brühl), a young couple become entangled in the Chilean military coup of 1973 in The Colony (Tuesday 4th June, 9pm). Daniel is abducted by Pinochet’s secret police and Lena tracks him to a sealed off area in the South of the country, called Colonia Dignidad. The Colonia presents itself […]

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Smithsonian commemorates D-Day

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Seventy-five years ago, on the 6th of June 1944, the biggest military landings in history took place. You might think that by now there would be little more to discover about the invasion. But, after 20 years of research Dominique Forget, one of the world’s foremost experts in World War II archives, has identified nearly […]

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