Programme Index

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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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Early Doors

BBC Four

Early Doors

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series set in a small Manchester public house. The chance to win a box of chocolates has the regulars racking their brains at The Grapes quiz night. Show more

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I've Never Seen Star Wars

BBC Four

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 1

Episode 2: John Humphrys

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Chat show hosted by Marcus Brigstocke. In this edition, Marcus invites journalist and broadcaster John Humphrys to try five new cultural experiences. Show more

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Mad Men

BBC Four

Mad Men

Series 2

Episode 7: The Gold Violin

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama series set in the 1960s New York advertising world. Don buys a car which befits his image, and his secretary makes a grave error. Betty learns an ugly truth. Show more

Contributors

Don Draper:
Jon Hamm
Roger Sterling:
John Slattery
Peggy Olson:
Elisabeth Moss
Pete Campbell:
Vincent Kartheiser
Betty Draper:
January Jones
Joan Holloway:
Christina Hendricks
Paul Kinsey:
Michael Gladis
Herman "Duck" Phillips:
Mark Moses
Ken Cosgrove:
Aaron Staton
Harry Crane:
Rich Sommer
Salvatore Romano:
Bryan Batt
Rachel Menken:
Maggie Siff
Fred Rumsen:
Joel Murray
Bertram Cooper:
Robert Morse

Genres

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Law & Order

BBC Four

Law and Order

Episode 1: A Detective's Tale

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Four

A play about the law: those who keep it, those who break it and those who live off it. A Detective's Tale tells the detective's view of a crime.

Contributors

Det Insp Fred Pyke:
Derek Martin
Clifford Harding:
Alan Ford
Mickey Fielder:
Roy Sone
Det. Sgt.Eric Lethridge:
Billy Cornelius
Ken Campbell:
Alex Gladwell
DCI Tony Simmons:
Fred Haggerty
DCI Trevor Watson:
Barry Craine
DI Graham McHale:
Mike Horsburgh
DCI Chatt:
Dominic Allan
Det Insp John Redvers:
Terry Walsh
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Les Blair

Regional Variations (2)

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

BBC Four

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