First of three nightly programmes shows how Egyptologists have brought to life the time of the New Kingdom around 1560BC, the era in which warrior pharaohs established the ancient world's greatest empire.
The roots-music series explores the sounds of the Swiss canton of Appenzell, where traditional string bands, otherworldly yodelling and avant-garde percussive music are all part of the indigenous cultural landscape.
***** The season ot Francois Truffaut films continues with this Paris-set romantic comedy from 1968, which updates the story of Antoine Doinel that began in The 400 Blows. Doinel becomes a private eye, and falls in love with a shopkeeper's wife while trying to stay true to his girlfriend. Starring Jean-Pierre Leaud, Delphine Seyrig and Claude Jade. In French with English subtitles.
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