A Charlie Brown Christmas killed the aluminum tree business. It’s a Wonderful Life was a box-office bomb. The cameras literally froze during filming of Miracle on 34th Street because of the brutal New York winter. Discover the secrets and stories of your favorite holiday movie. And find out what painted cornflakes were once a stand in for!
Whether you’re at Buckingham Palace or the Ritz Hotel, afternoon tea is one of the great British social occasions. But do you know the correct way to eat your scone? Or stir your tea? And why is calling it ‘high tea’ a misnomer?Let the British Woman guide you through the most important etiquette do’s and don’ts. And …
Whether you believe in ghosts or not, there’s so much to explore in this program. The UK is full of supposedly haunted places, from the legendary Tower of London, to the whole village of Pluckley. We will explore the stories and the sightings. History is everywhere and some of it may still walk among us.
From Charlie Chaplin’s Bowler to Jackie Kennedy’s Pillbox, Indiana Jones’ Fedora to Churchill’s Homburg, hats have a strong association with those who wore them, both on-screen and in real life. In the first part of this series, we’ll discuss some of the most iconic styles, and try on a few hats ourselves.
We can picture most of the world’s famous landmarks – the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, the soaring Washington Monument. But these familiar attractions could have ended up looking very different indeed. Here we reveal original designs and alternative plans for some iconic monuments so you can see them as they might have been.