Gregg Wallace is at a coffee factory where they produce 175,000 jars of instant coffee every day. He follows the production of freeze fried instant coffee, from the arrival of 27 tonnes of Brazilian green coffee beans right through to dispatch.
This special is only available on the Dino Thunder DVD's Volume 4: "Collison Course" and Volume 5: "Triassic Triumph".
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to st...
When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning t...
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Victoria Coren Mitchell and guest panellists Sara Pascoe and Henry Blofeld.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Stephen Mangan and panellists Steph McGovern and Jo Caulfield, all from the worlds of comedy, journalism and current affairs.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Katherine Ryan and panellists Richard Osman and Desiree Burch.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Mel Giedroyc and panellists Hal Cruttenden and Sathnam Sanghera.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host David Tennant, as well as panellists Angela Rayner MP and Joe Wilkinson.
A compilation of the popular news quiz that looks back at the big news of 2017. With team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop and a variety of guest hosts and panellists.
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Adil Ray and guest panellists Angela Eagle and Phil Wang.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Kirsty Young and guest panellists Robert Peston and Jon Richardson.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host David Harewood and guest panellists Kirsty Wark and Josh Widdicombe.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Patrick Stewart, Richard Osman and Camilla Long in a new series of the long-running topical news quiz.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Alexander Armstrong and panellists Sara Pascoe and Andy Hamilton.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Frankie Boyle and guest panellists Cariad Lloyd and Gyles Brandreth.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Ed Balls and guest panellists Janet Street-Porter and Henning Wehn.
The popular satirical news quiz returns with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop. This episode is hosted by Victoria Coren Mitchell with guest panellists Adam Boulton and the Rev Richard Coles.
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Alan Johnson and Ross Noble.
Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin help the Atkinson family from Blackpool lower their food bill. Michelle and John lives with Gary (22), Liam (19) and Kyle (7), and despite working 50 hours a week, feeding the family has fallen to mum Michelle. However, th...
Throttle, Modo and Vinnie...The Biker Mice from Mars...escape their planet as it it devastated by the fish faced plutarkians. Crashlanding in Chicago, the renegade rodents soon discover the Plutarkians next target: EARTH. Led by his supreme chessiness, Lawrence Limburger, and his devilish cohorts, Greaspit and the fiendish Dr. Karbunkle, the Plutarkians are already undermining the Windy City. It's tail whippin' time 'cause the baddest motorcycle mammajammers in the universe are riding to the rescue.
Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan —along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies —including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family— to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City.
Two years ago, Dr Chris van Tulleken discovered we are taking more prescription drugs than ever before - a billion prescriptions a year in the UK. He worked with a GP surgery to get patients to try drug-free alternatives - with amazing results. Now he is on a new mission - to understand why we are giving British kids over three times more medication than we were 40 years ago. As a new dad, Chris has a very personal motivation to explore the reasons behind this explosion in medication. In the series he sets about finding alternatives which might be just as, or even more, effective than drugs. He tackles the shocking rise in teens taking anti-depressants by testing if wilderness therapy can work where the drugs are failing. He investigates why parents are giving out so many over-the-counter meds when they may not be always necessary, and he helps hyperactive kids replace their drugs with mindful meditation. He also digs deeper into the forces driving the over-medication of UK children and asks whether the drug industry itself could be playing a part in the rise. In 2016 we spent a staggering £64 million on one brand of children's liquid paracetamol. Chris meets a self-confessed fan who reveals she has bought over 25 bottles in less than two years! As a new dad, Chris doesn't blame vulnerable parents. His research reveals a pharmaceutical industry that helps create a culture which, he believes, encourages parents to unnecessarily use liquid paracetamol. At a family fair in Bristol, Chris creates a surprising stunt to show Britain's parents when not to give liquid paracetamol and make sure they don't waste their hard-earned money giving children drugs they don't need. One of the other areas where medication rates have increased the most is treating kids' behavioural problems - prescription meds for ADHD have increased by 800 per cent since 2000. These drugs do help some symptoms of ADHD in the short-term, but side effects can include loss of hunger, changes in personality and stunted growth. Chris joins a group of hyperactive children as they attempt the impossible - an intense course of stillness and mindful meditation as an alternative to the meds. As the families go on transformative and emotional journeys, they discover, with poignant results, that ADHD remedies do not always have to come in a pill.
The team take on the challenges of the 1850s and 60s, a time when overcrowded and unsanitary living conditions had reached their peak, leading to unprecedented outbreaks of disease. 'Cure all' medicines that had promised to cure virtually everything were all the rage and the team make their own out of rhubarb, liquorice, soap and syrup. They also venture into the uncertain world of electrotherapy and find out how the discovery of germs made disinfectants a bestseller; but to make their own they need to extract carbolic acid from coal tar. Plus Tom attempts to emulate an ambitious Victorian publicity stunt by building his very own dog-powered mortar and pestle. But will it work?
In a unique experiment, historian Ruth Goodman, Professor Nick Barber and PhD student Tom Quick recreate an authentic 19th-century pharmacy. The team discovers the world of the pharmacy at the beginning of Queen Victoria's reign in 1837; a world where traditional remedies, such as leeches, oil of earthworm and potions laced with cannabis and opium, held sway. After sampling some of the old ways, the team ventures into new discoveries, such as the Malvern water cure, the bronchial kettle for curing coughs, and the invention of Indian tonic water.
The last programme in the series sees Ruth, Tom and Nick continue with Barber and Goodman's Pharmacy through to the end of the Victorian era. Tom branches out into photography and dentistry using the latest technology, such as the foot-pedal dental drill. Ruth makes condoms out of sheep's intestines. Nick learns how to make the Victorian version of aspirin - producing a cure for warts and corns along the way. And for those customers who like a little pampering, the team turn their hands to making their very own brand of perfume. As they shut up shop for the last time, the team reflect on a revolution in public healthcare that put a chemist's shop in every town in the country.
In this episode, the team embarks on a trip by steam train, Ruth begins a tough task in the dairy, Alex tries his hand at beekeeping, the sheep get sheared using the latest time-saving technology, and the lengthening summer days allow Alex and Peter to...
The pharmacy enters a period of new inventions and new laws. In 1868 pharmacies were regulated by law for the very first time - and Ruth, Tom and Nick face a taste of the tough examinations pharmacists went through to become qualified. They also explore the world of poisons and hazards that were completely unregulated until this time - from arsenic and opium to explosives. But the lack of restrictions they had enjoyed enabled 'experimental chemists' to invent products ranging from matches to fireworks, to custard and jelly. The team learn the processes involved in each, and lay on a Victorian style firework display for their customers.
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