Programme Index

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Regional Variations (2)

Japan in Colour - the WonderfulWorld of Albert Kahn

BBC Four

A glimpse of Japan in the early 20th century as captured by French banker/philanthropist Albert Kahn, featuring royal palaces and scenes from the lives of ordinary Japanese people. Show more

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Great Railway Journeys

BBC Four

Great Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 3: Tokyo to Kagoshima

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four

BBC foreign correspondent Fergal Keane travels through Japan, beginning his journey on the businessman's bullet train in Tokyo. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Marcel Theroux travels across Japan in an attempt to understand Wabi Sabi, a theory of Japanese aesthetics in which imperfection and transience are the touchstone of beauty. Show more

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The Hidden Blade

BBC Four

Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama set in 1860s Japan. A warrior leaves his clan in the care of two other samurai after he answers a request for his services in another town. Show more

Contributors

Munezo Katagiri:
Masatoshi Nagase
Samon Shimada:
Hidetaka Yoshioka
Yaichiro Hazama:
Yukiyoshi Ozawa
Shino Katagiri:
Tomoko Tabata
Director:
Yoji Yamada

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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