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Transatlantic Sessions

BBC Four

Transatlantic Sessions

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Folk musicians come together in what have been called 'the greatest backporch shows ever'. Featuring Emmylou Harris, Iris DeMent, Kate and Anna McGarrigle and John Martyn. Show more

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The Book Quiz

BBC Four

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents a literary panel game, as writers Will Self and Germaine Greer battle against novelist and biographer Victoria Glendinning and art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Germaine Greer

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Darwin's Struggle: the Evolution of the Origin of Species

BBC Four

Documentary telling the story of how Darwin came to write On the Origin of Species, which took 20 years of personal struggle as turbulent as that of the natural world he observed. Show more

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Cowards

BBC Four

Cowards

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Four-man sketch show full of surprise and invention. Scenarios include disaffected judges, office bullying via Skype, Russian roulette at the dinner table and a dog with a secret. Show more

Contributors

Series

Cowards

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Inherit the Wind

BBC Four

Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

on BBC Four

Compelling film adaptation of the 1925 Tennessee 'Monkey Trial', in which a young teacher was accused of violating state law by teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. Show more

Contributors

Matthew Harrison Brady:
Fredric March
Henry Drummond:
Spencer Tracy
E K Hornbeck:
Gene Kelly
Mrs Sarah Brady:
Florence Eldridge
Bertram T Cates:
Dick York

Regional Variations (2)

As 8.30pm

BBC Four

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents a literary panel game, as writers Will Self and Germaine Greer battle against novelist and biographer Victoria Glendinning and art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Germaine Greer

Regional Variations (2)

As 11pm

BBC Four

Cowards

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Four-man sketch show full of surprise and invention. Scenarios include disaffected judges, office bullying via Skype, Russian roulette at the dinner table and a dog with a secret. Show more

Contributors

Series

Cowards

BBC Four

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