Posts tagged ‘documentary’

April 30, 2019

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

by duncanr

if you’ve got an hour to spare, this is a lovely documentary about 3 artists, and the city of Glasgow, commemorating the Big Yin’s 75th birthday a couple of years ago. . .

March 8, 2019

Following Baby Nala

by duncanr

November 22, 2018

Born to be Mild

by duncanr

I can’t decide whether this 1973 BBC documentary about the London Chapter of the Hells Angels is for real or is a mockumentary – [our fiercesome bunch of bikers abandon a plan to trash a cafe in revenge for disrespecting them in favour of watching Doctor Who on the tele] – either way, it’s well worth watching to the end

July 5, 2018

Jeremiah Dixon

by duncanr

November 8, 2017

The Scottish Highlands

by duncanr

October 29, 2017

£4 for Sex

by duncanr

BBC exploration of the sad, sad state drug dependency has reduced some women to . . .

September 8, 2013

The Arsehole Gene

by duncanr

Everyone knows at least one arsehole

There is hope for these people though with the discovery by a team of researchers in Edinburgh that the condition is linked to the possession of a particular gene

[I always thought there was a hereditary basis to the condition – we have a fair number of arseholes amongst my family!}

January 5, 2013

BBC Cameraman vs Hungry Polar Bear

by duncanr

I love the Wildlife documentary series the BBC produces.

This clip is a reminder that the crew take some risks to get those fabulous close up shots of animals