Museum Secrets Season 3 set to repeat on HISTORY (Canada)

Museum Secrets Season 3 set to repeat on HISTORY (Canada)

Posted by on May 21, 2013 | No Comments

Museum Secrets Season 3 is set to repeat on HISTORY (Canada), starting in June. Currently episodes from Season 2 are playing, but viewers will have a chance to watch Season 3 soon, if they missed the premiere broadcast. Details are below. 

Season 3′s Most Fascinating Historic Icons

Season 3′s Most Fascinating Historic Icons

Posted by on May 8, 2013 | One Comment

There were many history makers to choose from this season. Here are our top 5 incredible icons of season 3!

An Adventure for Art Lovers

An Adventure for Art Lovers

Posted by on May 7, 2013 | No Comments

There are so many highlights from Season 3 – Here’s a post for art lovers, about our adventure in Italy shooting our episode Inside the Uffizi Gallery.

Amazing Mosaics at Bardo National Museum [video]

Amazing Mosaics at Bardo National Museum [video]

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

Ancient historian Tracey Rihill takes us on a walking tour through the Bardo National Museum in Tunis to look at the depiction of myths and legends in the beautiful mosaics on display throughout Tunisia’s national museum. Take a look at the massive splendour and learn of Tunisia’s connection to ancient Rome in this behind the scenes video and then watch our Bardo episode on HISTORY (Canada) on Thursday May 2nd at 9 PM ET/PT.

Berber Secrets Inside a Tunisian Carpet Store

Berber Secrets Inside a Tunisian Carpet Store

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

Carpet store owner, Mourad Ferchichi, takes us on a tour inside his carpet store in Tunis, where women weave carpets for sale. He explains the Berber people’s long legacy of carpet making and usage in Tunisia and discusses the various traditional Tunisian carpet designs and their meaning. Do you know how long it takes to make one of these large carpets hanging on the walls of the store in the market? — Watch our video to find out just how many months of work it takes.

What does an Ultimate Star Wars Fan do?

What does an Ultimate Star Wars Fan do?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

Meet artist Terry Cooper, the ultimate Star Wars fan. He first watched Star Wars in 1978,  as a child, and he became enthralled with the character C-3Po. He loves the series because it’s a heroic tale that he can relate to. Find out how much Terry loves Star Wars and what he’s done to explore the series and its film locations in Tunisia.

Watch this video and then be sure to watch Inside the Bardo National Museum on HISTORY (Canada) at 9 PM ET/PT on Thursday May 2 to see more!

Survival 101: Living in Tunisia’s Sahara Desert with Camels

Survival 101: Living in Tunisia’s Sahara Desert with Camels

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

David New, the episode director of  Inside the Bardo National Museum takes us behind the scenes to share what he learned on our shoot in Tunisia’s Sahara Desert.

Check out our behind the scenes video.

Not Hollywood: Gladiator Battle at El D’jem Amphitheatre

Not Hollywood: Gladiator Battle at El D’jem Amphitheatre

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

During a shoot for our episode Museum Secrets Inside the Bardo Museum, Tunisia, which premieres this week on HISTORY (Canada) we went to the famous ancient Roman amphitheatre at El D’jem, to create a scene with some fighters depicting a Gladiator battle the way it would have been in the early 3rd century AD.

Musketeer Mania: Actor Robert Myles tells us about his fascination

Musketeer Mania: Actor Robert Myles tells us about his fascination

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 | No Comments

We introduce you to Robert Myles, an actor with a curiosity about musketeers who had a chance to learn how Musketeers really lived on our upcoming episode at Chateau of Versailles.

In this video Robert practices his fencing skills at vaux-le-vicomte castle and explains the musketeer’s charm!

Simple Elegance: Discovering the real Marie Antoinette

Simple Elegance: Discovering the real Marie Antoinette

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 | One Comment

Luxury, glamour and courtly high fashion… We often assume that Marie Antoinette desired a lavish lifestyle but as we learn from historian Lisa Hilton, this was not always the case. Watch this behind the scenes video as we give you a sneak peek into the answer that reveals who the real Marie Antoinette was.