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Frank Hurley left behind a collection of striking and daring photographs. The best-known are of Ernest Shackleton 's legendary Antarctic expedition, but he also took remarkable photographs during the Second World War and in his native Australia. Using archive footage and pictures by Hurley, this documentary traces his life and work.

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Hurley
Unknown:
Ernest Shackleton

Peter Maxwell Davies conducts the BBC
Philharmonic in a performance of his work. It is accompanied by stunning images of the Antarctic, in a musical cry to heed the warnings from this endangered continent. Presented by Mary Ann Kennedy. There's more music by Maxwell Davies in Proms on Four on Tuesday at 2am

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Maxwell Davies
Presented By:
Mary Ann Kennedy.
Music By:
Maxwell Davies

Passions are inflamed when a handsome young samurai joins the Shinsengumi militia. Takeshi Kitano stars in Nagisa Oshima 's darkly comic historical drama from 1999. In Japanese with English subtitles. Review page 58.

Contributors

Unknown:
Takeshi Kitano
Unknown:
Nagisa Oshima

Regional Variations (2)

Death on the Staircase

BBC Four

Storyville

Death on the Staircase

A Weak Case

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Four

The prosecution witnesses falter during defence lawyer David Rudolf's cross-examination. (2005)

2/2. Highlights from
Glasgow's winter folk festival, with performances from Beth Nielsen
Chapman, Bellowhead, Mindy Smith , Le Vent du Nord and Karen Matheson

Contributors

Unknown:
Beth Nielsen
Unknown:
Mindy Smith
Unknown:
Karen Matheson

BBC Four

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BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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