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Regional Variations (2)

The Phoenix and the Carpet

BBC Four

Phoenix and the Carpet

Phoenix and the Carpet

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Children's classic drama series, from the pen of E Nesbit. Cyril, Jane, Anthea and Robert fly off to an Indian bazaar.

Regional Variations (2)

Smiley's People

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Seminal spy drama series from 1982. Lacon's instructions to Smiley are specific, but Vladimir had two proofs and was bringing them with him. Show more

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
The General:
Curd Jurgens
Madame Ostrakova:
Eileen Atkins
Otto Leipzig:
Vladek Sheybal
Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Villem Craven:
Paul Herzberg
Mr Brownlow:
Alan Rickman
Director:
Simon Langton

Regional Variations (2)

The Middle Classes: Their Riseand Sprawl

BBC Four

The Middle Classes: Their Rise And Sprawl

Episode 1: The People in Between

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Geoffrey Palmer narrates a six-part documentary series tracing the evolution of the middle class in Britain over the last century. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Edwardians in Colour: The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

Original Series

Episode 1: A Vision of the World

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series. A look at the pictures Albert Kahn produced the first time he took his autochrome plates abroad during an epic round-the world trip in 1908. Show more

BBC Four

About BBC Four

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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