Knife Throwing, Stone Skipping and Bed Races – ESPN embraces the world of wacky sports with THE OCHO 8

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Documentary series ANCIENT EGYPT explores the CHRONICLES OF AN EMPIRE


GRETA SCACCHI and BRYAN BROWN star in new Australian romantic drama DARBY AND JOAN

Darby and Joan tells the story of a retired Australian policeman with a dog as his only company and a widowed English nurse who meet each other and embark together on an epic odyssey in the outback of northern Australia.
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This visually stunning eight-part series covers the entire arc of ancient Egyptian history.

It illuminates the stories of the pyramids, pharaohs, and priests, highlighting decisive battles and fearless women leaders.

It also goes beyond the familiar to explore ordinary people’s lives and thoughts – the civil servant, the doctor, or the farmer. How did they build their houses, how did they make a living, and what did they believe in?

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Myth-busting interviews with international experts from archaeology, Egyptology, and forensic science are combined with dramatic visuals shot on location in temples, pyramids, and archaeological digs on the Nile River and in the Great Egyptian Museum.

Elaborate re-enactments, infographics, graphic novel inserts, and 3-D animation will guarantee an immersive and gripping viewing experience.

Ancient Egypt: Chronicles of an Empire – New Series Premiere – Friday, 29 July at 9.25pm on SBS and On Demand (8 Parts)

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