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Who Do You Think You Are? family tree logo Watch Dr Nick Barratt's series of easy-to-follow video guides to getting started with your family history research.

Currently on the History Media Player:
- Dr Nick Barratt's Family History 'How to...' Guides
- See the Gunpowder Plot succeed

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Video icon Family History: How to Get Started

Dr Nick Barratt presents a series of easy-to-follow video guides to getting started with your family history research. Please ensure you click on the 'Family History' tab to view the video. (As originally seen on the BBC's 'red button' interactive TV service.)

Video icon Gunpowder Plot CGI

Fly through the parliament buildings of 1605 and see the planned result of the gunpowder plotters' handiwork. Please ensure you click on the 'History' tab to view the video. (CGI provided courtesy of Timewatch.)

Video icon 'Take One Museum' Interactive Broadband Video

Paul Rose takes you on his 30 minute tour of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. In this special broadband version of the BBC FOUR programme 'Take One Museum' you will be able to interact with the video, enabling you to watch extra content about the various exhibits and stories.

Video icon Blood of the Vikings Video Clips

If the audio/video doesn't play, you may need to download the free RealPlayer plug-in. RealOne (for Windows 98/2000/XP and Mac OS X users) or RealPlayer 8 Basic (for Windows 95 and Mac OS 9 users). BBC WebWise has a step-by-step guide to help you.

Audio icon Audio Gallery: Voices from Ancient Egypt

Actors bring to life Ancient Egyptian voices from letters, temple carvings and coffin inscriptions.

Audio icon Audio Gallery: Wilfred Owen

Poems and letters written by the war poet describe his experiences on the Western Front.

Audio icon Audio: Sir Winston Churchill

Listen to the speeches that carried Britain through the darkest days of the war to ultimate victory.

Audio icon Audio: Adolf Hitler

Speeches by the Nazi leader on the subject of Jewish people.

Audio icon Audio Gallery: Voices of Dunkirk

Listen to eight survivors of the Dunkirk evacuation recount their stories.

Audio icon Audio Gallery: Voices of D-Day

Listen to the voices of eight people who experienced D-Day first-hand.

Audio icon Audio Gallery: Soldiers' Stories

The diaries and letters of men who fought in the trenches of France.



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