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Regional Variations (2)

Life in Cold Blood

BBC Four

Life in Cold Blood

Episode 2: Land Invaders

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Four

David Attenborough reveals the bizarre adaptations which have helped amphibians break their ties with water as he meets marsupial frogs, show-off newts and giant salamanders. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Becket

BBC Four

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes

on BBC Four

When Henry II appoints Thomas Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury, he hopes to lessen Church interference, but soon the friends come into conflict. Show more

Contributors

Thomas Becket:
Richard Burton
King Henry II:
Peter O'Toole
King Louis VII of France:
John Gielgud
Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of London:
Donald Wolfit
Empress Matilda:
Martita Hunt
Queen Eleanor:
Pamela Brown
Gwendolen:
Siân Phillips
Archbishop of Canterbury:
Felix Aylmer
Cardinal Zambelli:
Gino Cervi
Pope Alexander III:
Paolo Stoppa
Brother John:
David Weston

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