She is active in efforts to encourage the teaching of the classics in UK state schools. I think my friends’ night out in the bar all those years ago may have built a hospital. Far be it from me to disagree, but I think she’ll find he was born in Springfield. On Grand Prix weekend, between 600 and 800 helicopters will land there on a single day. She falls in love with the ... See full summary ». Use the HTML below. A year older than Independent India itself, Joanna was born in India into the ... See full summary ». But the finds from the dive are remarkable. | Michael McIntyre’s Big Laughs 1/4, 8:15pm, BBC One: The popular funny man looks back at some of the best moments from five seasons of his Big Show. Always obtain independent, professional advice for your own particular situation. Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer 1/8, 9:15pm, BBC One: New variety show, fronted by the 28ft-tall beanpole retired footballer, featuring live music, comedy skits, and celebrity guests joining via video link. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Starring Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak and Natasia Demetriou. (CBS Local)– Greece is one of the most beautiful and historic places in the world and on Monday night, viewers on the Smithsonian Channel will have the opportunity to experience both of these things in a new six-part series called “Greek Island Odyssey.”. Next, it’s Lesbos, where she goes to bathe in mineral-rich volcanic spring waters, as people have done for 2500 years. Depending on your perspective, this is either rather delightful glamour-porn, or a sickening exercise in what you could have won, if you weren’t such a colossal plebeian. Across the series Bettany explores eight key days that she believes define the Roman Empire and help us to understand its remarkable success. The epic journey begins on Smithsonian Channel November 16, at 8PM (ET/PT.) Click here to add your own text and edit me. Sitting in Limbo, 8:30pm, BBC One: Drama based on a true story from the Windrush scandal. Deciding that the champagne had been an extravagance, for the next round, they ordered a beer and a diet coke. To me that is what the Odyssey is all about, it’s about being in the world and unexpected challenges and dangers are thrown at you.”. In each episode Bettany travels across the Roman world, delving into the psyche and uncovering brand new archaeological evidence, while lavish drama brings the incredible story of Rome to life. We are told that the cradles of civilisation in Europe were Greece and Italy. We survived because this little team of the ship’s crew and we helped each other out. Historian @bettanyhughes hosts the premiere of Greek Island Odyssey: The Hero’s Voyage tonight at 8PM. I'm a title. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Delve into the psyche of America's most notorious serial killers. Benjie Goodhart is a freelance journalist and writes regularly for The Guardian and GQ. The epic journey begins on Smithsonian Channel November 16, at 8PM (ET/PT.) Add the first question. For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. But who tells us this? If you can’t afford your own ship (hide your head in shame, miserable pauper) then you might choose to come to Monaco via helicopter. Next, she’s taking a small boat to Samos. Historians. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Altogether now “Come on down!”. Quite what she’d make of all the YouTubers and Instagrammers gadding about in their gaudy gold Lamborghinis is anyone’s guess, but I guess that’s ‘progress’ for you…. On the weekend of the race, they went to a bar, and ordered a beer and a glass of champagne. In truth, her image hangs heavy over Monaco almost 40 years after her death, and the documentary also looks at the role this extraordinary woman played in putting her adoptive home on the map. When using Saga's digital switching service. A rather cheerful blonde widow called Monika Bacardi (yes, as in Bacardi) takes us to a local shopping centre in her vintage Rolls, and reels off a list of designer outlets operating there. The Other One 1/6, 9pm, BBC One: New sitcom about two (half) sisters, born days apart, and both called Catherine Walcott, who have no idea the other exists until their father dies. Over thirty years ago I sat and watched a programme on British television about Tutankhamen. Well, good luck to them. It’s full of astoundingly rich people who have moved there largely, and rather depressingly, because they don’t have to pay income tax. The new six-part series hosted by anthropologist and notable historian Bettany Hughes takes viewers on a … Like to advertise with us? Before lockdown, I’d have argued that quite such extreme levels of distraction weren’t possible, but that was before I tried to get my son to do his schoolwork. We get to watch Albert at work in his office, which is so full of stuff it might next appear on one of those Channel 5 shows where cleaners come in to de-clutter all the junk from the house of some abject hoarder. Speaking of maths, Samos is the birthplace of Pythagoras who, it turns out, also invented an extraordinarily clever mug that stopped people from drinking too much wine. Those were the little things that felt like they were the real kernels of historical truth. Historian Bettany Hughes discusses what it was like to travel around the Greek Islands for six months and learn about the myths and truths of Greek heroes like Odysseus. We got stuck in two storms with killer waves and giant bees and an earthquake. I know this should be filed under ‘astounding revelations’ between ‘water is wet’ and ‘driving to a beauty spot to test one’s eyesight is weird’, but it’s just an illustration of how bonkers the Monegasque lifestyle really is. Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Anthony Bryan (Casualty’s Patrick Robinson) has lived in the UK for 50 years. Greece and Italy. Tonight, Marr looks at a cheeky little sketch known as The Mona Lisa. Cultureshock takes an in-depth look at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our society. Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation.