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Britain's Best Drives

BBC Four

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 6: The Trossachs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

In his final drive, Richard returns to the country of his birth in a splendid 1950s Bentley and discovers what it is about great vistas that gives us such a thrill. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Participant:
Moira McLaren
Participant:
Ian Williams
Participant:
Hugh Neil
Participant:
Jimmy Tannock
Participant:
Anne McKinley
Participant:
David Barlow
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Series Producer:
Neil Edwards

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Simon Schama's Power of Art

BBC Four

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Episode 2: Bernini

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Simon Schama wonders how Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Ecstasy of St Thereza, which depicts a nun in the state of orgasmic bliss, was ever allowed to get past the censors. Show more

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Gladstone and Disraeli: Clash of the Titans

BBC Four

Huw Edwards presents a documentary examining the relationship between prime ministers Disraeli and Gladstone, whose bitter personal rivalry dominated British politics for 40 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Huw Edwards
Participant:
Roy Hattersley
Participant:
Kenneth Clarke

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Newswipe with Charlie Brooker

BBC Four

Newswipe

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Charlie Brooker sets his satirical sights on news and current affairs. He charts the rise of the public's role in making the news via the use of vox pops and mobile phone footage. Show more

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I've Never Seen Star Wars

BBC Four

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 1

Episode 3: Rory McGrath

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Marcus Brigstocke invites guest Rory McGrath to try five new cultural experiences, including watching Fawlty Towers, straightening his hair and going to a ballet. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Episode 2: Bernini

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Simon Schama wonders how Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Ecstasy of St Thereza, which depicts a nun in the state of orgasmic bliss, was ever allowed to get past the censors. Show more

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Mad Men Double bill

BBC Four

Mad Men

Series 1

Episode 1: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama set in the 1960s New York advertising world. Top executive Don Draper's position is under threat from his competitors and a brief to sell cigarettes. 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
Midge Daniels:
Rosemarie DeWitt
Rachel Menken:
Maggie Siff
Harry Crane:
Rich Sommer

Genres

Mad Men

Series 1

Episode 2: Ladies Room

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama series set in the world of advertising in 1960s New York. Peggy fends off the advances of a copy writer. Betty consults a specialist about her health issues. Show more

Contributors

Don Draper:
Jon Hamm
Peggy Olson:
Elisabeth Moss
Pete Campbell:
Vincent Kartheiser
Betty Draper:
January Jones
Joan Holloway:
Christina Hendricks
Roger Sterling:
John Slattery
Midge Daniels:
Rosemarie DeWitt
Paul Kinsey:
Michael Gladis
Ken Cosgrove:
Aaron Staton
Harry Crane:
Rich Sommer

Genres

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