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Madhur Jaffrey prepares the traditional Goan curry dishes vindaloo and xacuti. (1995)

As Madhur Jaffrey's journey through India continues she visits Goa, where Portuguese settlers originated the popular curry dish vindaloo. At the ruins of St Augustine Monastery in Old Goa she cooks a pork vindaloo, and in Panaji she cooks chicken xacuti, another traditional Goan curry. (1995)

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Madhur Jaffrey
Director
Navin Thapar
Executive Producer
Narendhra Morar
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Madhur Jaffrey shows how to prepare delectable dishes from Kerala. (1995)

First of a six-part series in which Indian cookery expert Madhur Jaffrey shows how to prepare delectable dishes from six Indian states, starting in Kerala. (1995)

Indian cookery expert Madhur Jaffrey shows how to prepare delectable dishes from six Indian states. In the first programme, we are introduced to spices, coconut and fish dishes from Kerala. (1995)

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Presenter
Madhur Jaffrey
Director
Navin Thapar
Series Producer
Gavin Macfadyen
Executive Producer
Narendhra Morar
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Madhur Jaffrey explores vegetarian recipes from the western state of Gujarat. (1995)

In the second episode, Madhur Jaffrey explores vegetarian recipes from the western state of Gujarat. (1995)

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Madhur Jaffrey
Director
Navin Thapar
Executive Producer
Narendhra Morar
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Delia makes several delicious and economical puddings. (1979)

Delia explains the basic technique of steaming and makes several delicious and economical puddings. (1979)

Britain has a splendid tradition of beautiful puddings which are easy to make and delightful to eat. In this programme, Delia explains the basic technique of steaming and makes several delicious and economical puddings. (1979)

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Presenter
Delia Smith
Executive Producer
Tony Matthews
Producer
Jenny Rogers

Fanny Cradock Invites You To ...

A Cheese and Wine Party

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Join Fanny Cradock at home and share in her party preparations. (1970)

The legendary TV cook prepares a sumptuous spread for a sophisticated soiree. Cold green omelette, anyone? (1970)

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Presenter
Fanny Cradock
Outside Broadcast Director
Mary Evans
Producer
Betty White
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Ken Hom focuses on the key techniques used to cook meat in Chinese cuisine. (1984)

Ken Hom focuses on some of the key techniques used to cook meat in Chinese cuisine, visits a Hong Kong market and finds out how soy sauce is made.

(1984)

Ken Hom focuses on some of the key techniques used to cook meat in Chinese cuisine.

Steaming preserves the natural flavours of food and is a method much favoured in southern China, where the recipe for steamed beef meatballs comes from. Ken introduces two dishes from western China - spicy chilli pork spare ribs and stir-fried hot and sour kidneys. Ken also looks at the types of meat available in a Hong Kong market and finds out how soy sauce is made. (1984)

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Presenter
Ken Hom
Studio Director
Anne O'Dwyer
Producer
Jenny Stevens
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Ken Hom visits a typical food market in Wanchai, Hong Kong. (1984)

The local market is where most Chinese prefer to do their food shopping, so Ken Hom visits a variety of stalls in a typical food market in Wanchai, Hong Kong. (1984)

The local market is where most Chinese prefer to do their food shopping, and in this programme Ken Hom visits a variety of stalls in a typical food market in Wanchai, Hong Kong. He also demonstrates his foolproof method of making perfect steamed rice, and makes two of his favourite spicy dishes - a hearty hot and sour soup and a tasty northern Chinese dish, stir-fried beef with orange. (1984)

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Presenter
Ken Hom
Studio Director
Anne O'Dwyer
Producer
Jenny Stevens
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Ken Hom joins his family for dim sum at a restaurant in Hong Kong. (1984)

Ken Hom joins his family for a special snack lunch at a restaurant in Hong Kong, and shows how to make three different delicious snacks. (1984)

Chinese cuisine is famous for its wonderfully varied range of sharing dishes. In this programme Ken Hom joins his family for a traditional dim sum at a restaurant in Hong Kong. He also shows how to make three different delicious snacks - deep-fried sesame prawn toast, stuffed peppers with an unusual pork and fish filling, and a northern meat dish - cold Peking pork. (1984)

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Presenter
Ken Hom
Studio Director
Anne O'Dwyer
Producer
Jenny Stevens
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Ken Hom visits a Hong Kong fishing village, and cooks steamed fish. (1984)

Ken Hom visits a Hong Kong fishing village, and cooks steamed fish with garlic, spring onions and ginger, and sweetcorn soup with crab meat. (1984)

The last in a series of programmes in which Ken Hom introduces some of the most important techniques and ingredients used in Chinese cookery.

Ken Hom visits the fascinating fishing village of Lau Fau Shan in the New Territories of Hong Kong. He shows how to make his favourite fish dish, steamed fish with garlic, spring onions and ginger, and a thick sweet corn soup with crabmeat. He also prepares shredded chicken with sesame seeds which is his version of a fragrant dish from western China popularly known there as 'strange-taste chicken'. (1984)

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Presenter
Ken Hom
Studio Director
Anne O'Dwyer
Producer
Jenny Stevens
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Delia shares her tips on how to avoid lumps and curdling. (1978)

Delia Smith shows how to make both simple and more demanding classic sauces, and shares her tips on how to avoid lumps and curdling. (1978)

A good sauce can enhance the flavour and texture of food, but how do you make sure you avoid lumps and curdling? In this programme Delia Smith shows how to make both simple and more demanding classic sauces. (1978)

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Presenter
Delia Smith
Executive Producer
Tony Matthews
Producer
Jenny Rogers

Delia Smith's Cookery Course

Series 1 Spices and Flavourings

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Delia shows how to use spices to produce beautiful food. (1978)

Delia takes the mystique out of spices and shows how to use them to produce beautiful food. (1978)

Spices will add piquancy and distinction to anyone's cooking, but many of us are afraid of using too much or too little. In this programme Delia takes the mystique out of spices and explains how to use them to produce beautiful food. (1978)

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Presenter
Delia Smith
Executive Producer
Tony Matthews
Producer
Jenny Rogers

Delia Smith's Cookery Course

Series 1 Winter Vegetables

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Get the best out of winter veg with these delicious recipes. (1979)

Delia attempts to get the best out of winter veg with some delicious recipes. (1979)

We grow some of the best vegetables in the world in Britain. Yet we tend not to treat them with the respect they deserve. In this programme Delia attempts to redress the balance with some basic information on correct cooking plus, as usual, some delicious recipes. (1979)

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Presenter
Delia Smith
Executive Producer
Tony Matthews
Producer
Jenny Rogers
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Delia prepares unusual and economical meals from a range of pulses. (1979)

Delia prepares some unusual and economical meals from a range of pulses. (1979)

Pulses, the whole family of beans and peas, are cheap, tasty and nutritious yet most of us have very little idea of their culinary possibilities. In this programme Delia shows how to make some unusual and economical meals from a range of pulses. (1979)

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Presenter
Delia Smith
Executive Producer
Tony Matthews
Producer
Jenny Rogers
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A focus on abstract artists, including William Hayter and Patrick Heron.

A focus on abstract artists, including William Hayter, Patrick Heron, Victor Pasmore, John Hoyland and Anthony Caro.

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Series 2 Infomercials

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Louis Theroux tries out his sales skills on the Home Shopping Network in Florida. (1999)

Louis tests his sales skills on the Home Shopping Network, and enters the world of inventors obsessed with making their product the next big thing. (1999)

Louis Theroux explores the weirder fringes of American society. Theroux tries his persuasive selling skills on the Home Shopping Network in Florida, a television channel devoted to non-stop, around-the-clock selling. He enters a world of inventors, pitchmen and visionaries, all obsessed with making their product the next big thing. (1999)

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Presenter
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer
David Mortimer
Director
Ed Robbins
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Louis makes some new friends within California’s swinging community. (1999)

Louis Theroux continues his exploration of the fringes of American society. He makes some new friends within Southern California’s swinging community. (1999)

Louis Theroux continues his exploration of the fringes of American society. He visits Southern California, home to a group of people known as swingers. There he meets Gary and Margaret Lee who host parties at their home but only for swinger couples, so Louis goes searching for a date. (1999)

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Presenter
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer
David Mortimer
Director
Geoffrey O'Connor

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Series 2 Black Nationalism

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Louis Theroux travels to New York to meet proponents of black nationalism. (1999)

Louis Theroux travels to New York, the epicentre of the radical black nationalist movement, to meet proponents of black nationalism. (1999)

Louis Theroux travels to New York, the epicentre of the radical black nationalist movement, to meet proponents of black nationalism. American black nationalist groups have been branded anti-Semitic, homophobic, misogynist and even racist by the mainstream press. As he follows their work, he tries to separate myth from reality and wonders whether he will be welcomed. (1999)

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Presenter
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer
David Mortimer
Director
Kate Townsend
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Andrew Graham-Dixon considers the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. (2003)

Andrew Graham-Dixon considers the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the man who reinvented the Victorian ideal of female beauty. (2003)

Andrew Graham-Dixon considers the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the painter and poet who reinvented the Victorian ideal of female beauty... and who dug up his wife's coffin to retrieve poems he had buried with her. (2003)

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Series 2 Demolition Derby

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Can Louis Theroux cut it as a demolition derby driver? (1999)

This week, Louis Theroux tries to infiltrate Michigan’s demolition derby industry and drive in a race himself. (1999)

This week, Louis Theroux tries to infiltrate Michigan’s demolition derby industry and drive in a race himself. He seeks advice from drivers Jon Lipka and Rick Arnold and cousins Kevin and Steve Hanna, who find him a car and get him ready for his first competition. But after seeing them in action, Theroux begins to wonder if he is up to the challenge. (1999)

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Presenter
Louis Theroux
Director
Jennifer Crone
Executive Producer
David Mortimer

Building Sights

Series 3 Boarbank Hall Oratory

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Richard MacCormac considers the Boarbank Hall Oratory in Cumbria. (1991)

First transmitted in 1991, architect Richard MacCormac considers the Boarbank Hall Oratory near Grange-over-Sands, in Cumbria.

First transmitted in 1991, architect Richard MacCormac considers the Boarbank Hall Oratory near Grange-over-Sands, in Cumbria. Boarbank Hall has been the home of the Canonesses of St Augustine since 1921, and the Oratory was added in 1986.

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Presenter
Richard MacCormac
Director
Paul Tickell
Producer
Ruth Rosenthal

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