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Regional Variations (2)

Europe: a Natural History

BBC Four

Europe: A Natural History

Episode 3: Taming the Wild

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Sean Pertwee chronicles the events which shaped the continent of Europe. This edition looks at the rapid transformation of the land over the last 10,000 years. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Meetings with Remarkable Trees

BBC Four

Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Series 1

Episode 7: The Boathouse Willow

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Four

Significant British trees. This programme looks at a golden weeping willow that may have inspired Kenneth Grahame, author of The Wind in the Willows. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Ripping Yarns

BBC Four

Ripping Yarns

Series 1

Episode 6: The Curse of the Claw

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

More tales of comic terror. The story of a man who dabbled in the dark mysteries of the Orient and lived to tell the tale. Or did he? Show more

Contributors

Kevin Orr / Uncle Jack:
Michael Palin
Kevi's Mother:
Hilary Mason
Kevin's Father:
Tenniel Evans
Captain Merson:
Keith Smith
Grosvenor:
Aubrey Morris
Young Kevin:
Nigel Rhodes
Director:
Jim Franklin

Regional Variations (2)

The Shooting Party

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Four

James Mason stars in an adaptation of Isabel Colegate's novel. A stately home is overrun for a weekend by the cream of Edwardian society on the eve of the Great War. Show more

Contributors

Sir Randolph Nettleby:
James Mason
Cornelius Cardew:
John Gielgud
Lord Gilbert Hartlip:
Edward Fox
Minnie Nettleby:
Dorothy Tutin
Lady Aline Hartlip:
Cheryl Campbell
Director:
Alan Bridges

BBC Four

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