Inquisitive Documentaries Collection
written by Stephen Fry
Madman | ISBN 9322225193451
Runtime: 877 minutes
Number of disks: 6
DVD region: 4 - Australia, NZ, Latin America
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Britain’s national treasure Stephen Fry has embarked on amazing journeys of discovery which have been scenic, historical, glamourous and thought-provoking all at the same time, embellished with his own inimitable style.
Collected together for the first time, become an armchair traveler as Stephen shows us what makes America “so unique, so diverse, so very American”; witness as he follows in the footsteps of Douglas Adams to uncover some of the rarest and most threatened animals on earth; and examines the incredible invention that sparked a cultural revolution.
STEPHEN FRY IN AMERICA
Stephen travels around each of America’s states in a black cab in order to discover what makes the country distinct and get under the skin of American life. Breathtaking scenery, quirky people and diverse environments help demonstrate why America is so unique.
LAST CHANCE TO SEE and RETURN OF THE RHINO
In the 1980s celebrated writer Douglas Adams teamed up with zoologist Mark Carwardine to embark on a groundbreaking expedition in search of the world’s endangered animals. Twenty years later, Stephen returns with Mark to see if the species still exist, uncovering some of the weirdest, most remarkable and most troubled creatures on earth.
THE GUTENBERG PRESS
The printing press was the world’s first piece of mass-production technology. IN this BAFTA nominated program, Stephen investigates this incredible machine and the man who invented it, Johann Gutenberg. To learn the process and challenged, he commissions a modern day craftsman to build a working replica of the original 15th century machine.