Victoria Wood is unquestionably Britain's funniest and best-loved female TV star, winning the hearts of audiences with her brilliant character monologues, comic songs and observational comedy as well as producing hilarious, and often poignant dramas. Working regularly with the same group of acclaimed actors – including Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston and Susie Blake – she has built up an unrivalled body of work. This extensive collection of BBC titles contains some of her finest programmes, from her BBC breakthrough As Seen on TV which included the infamous Ballad of Barry and Freda (Let's Do It) and Acorn Antiques (also presented here on one DVD) to the one-off 80 minute show Victoria Wood: Live in Your Own Home. The collection showcases her comic script writing in the six playlets of Victoria Wood Presents, focusing on the various annoyances of modern life – from health farms to video dating – and the feature length drama Pat and Margaret in which she and Julie Walters play very different sisters, reunited after 27 years apart. It also includes the documentary series Victoria’s Empire in which Victoria Wood undertakes a fascinating quest for the legacy of Queen Victoria, visiting places around the world that bear their name, from Fort Victoria in Ghana to Victoria, Nova Scotia
Ever wanted to visit the first film location for hit reality TV series 'SURVIVOR'?Pulau Tiga on the West-South coast Sabah was the first location on the hugely succesful first season of the show. Pulau Tiga which translates to 'Island Three' refers to the three humps seen on the landhumps from a distance. Formed after a volcanic eruption towards the end of the 19th century, the island today holds the title as youngest in Malaysia’s stretch of South China Sea along Sabah’s west coast. When combined with Kalampunian Besar and Kalampunian Damit, the trio form Tiga Island National Park. Kalampunian Damit, often referred to as Snake Island, acts as a breeding ground for various species of both poisonous & non-poisonous snakes. There are many interesting spots to explore on this island, the adventurous can explore the wilderness, hike jungle trails & visit the rare mud volcanoes at the centre of the island. Snorkelling & diving is also fun with vibrant corals & diverse marine life.
Are you a fan of Game of Thrones series, but also don’t want to pass over a chance to learn about the rich history of Dubrovnik? Dubrovnik is rightfully seen as one of the most important living historical monuments in this part of Europe but is recently hailed as one of the more active filming locations for various big budgeted movie or TV productions. Accompanied by a licensed local guide, a fan of the show, you will get to discover the filming locations of the show and re-live some of the most interesting parts of the story. Seeing how Dubrovnik boasts incredibly complex and interesting history of its own that sometimes seems to be mimicked by the popular movies and shows, your guide will give you some real life stories from the local history that are just as exciting than what you see on screen. Be prepared to dive into the fantasy world of George R. R. Martin and enjoy a one of a kind tour of Dubrovnik where we are off to prove once more that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.