Because of their disease, they became social outcasts. For centuries, people suffering from leprosy have been feared and avoided, ostracised and locked away for life. Even today, those inflicted by this crippling illness often spend years in leper colonies. This series eavesdrops on the life of patients in one specialist hospital.
Pets are our friends, helpers and a constant source of joy. But when they get sick they need our help. This compelling series provides an inside glimpse at the work of a veterinary clinic where people dedicate their lives to caring for animals large and small, domestic and even wild. Watch soon.
Roll up, roll up, it’s the famous Russian circus! A magical world of fun and childhood dreams with its weird and wonderful inhabitants; Illusionists, acrobats, and of course, clowns. They’ll surprise, amuse and entertain you. For anyone who’s always dreamed of running away to the circus, this is your chance!
Working at a mine is hard and oftentimes dangerous. It involves dealing with heavy machinery and explosions. It also involves a joint collaboration of professionals with different skills and jobs. Many of them are women. Meet the ladies who do what many would consider a job reserved for tough men.
Television behind bars? It’s no joke. It’s a channel created by inmates, for inmates. These jailbirds have dedicated themselves to building their own TV channel to broadcast news and stories of daily life in prison. It’s a unique project that helps them pass the time and deal with the tribulations of prison life.
This series takes a look inside the walls of a hospice. Its patients are both young and old, and range from pilots to artists. They all have incredible life stories to tell and something to live for. The strength to fight their illnesses is nurtured by the dedicated staff who are always there to help.
Anna Smirnova is a trader with 20 years' experience under her belt. But the economic crisis hit her business hard. Now she has to come up with a solution that will help her stay afloat. But she’s in a race against time and her competitors. Join RTD to find out if she’s got what it takes.
Downside Up is a centre in Moscow that provides support for children with Down syndrome and their families. It helps kids to develop their abilities and communication skills. Here, both children and their parents feel welcome, in a stark contrast from an often unaccepting society.
In the wild and perilous mountains of Caucasus, Russian soldiers train to survive and fight under the command of two competitive officers. They will need to learn to communicate with signals, cross rivers using ropes, fire at targets, and navigate the difficult terrain to become true mountain soldiers.