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The New Avengers

BBC Four

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 10: Complex

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Agent X41, codename Scapina, is the USSR's most effective spy. But a photograph has fallen into the hands of the Avengers which may give a clue to his identity. Show more

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Poetry Please:Thirty Years of the People's Poetry

BBC Four

A behind the scenes look at the world's longest running poetry request programme, following the programme-makers, presenter Roger McGough and listeners of the Radio 4 show. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Producer:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Andrew Sachs
Participant:
Kenneth Cranham
Participant:
David Blunkett

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Ian Hislop'sChanging of the Bard

BBC Four

Ian Hislop looks at one of the most peculiar offices in the British establishment, that of Poet Laureate, whose long history produces a gloriously eccentric picture of who we are. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Director:
Sally Benton
Director:
Claire Lewis
Producer:
Claire Lewis
Producer:
Sally Benton
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron

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A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 3: George Mackay Brown

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He looks at George Mackay Brown's Hamnavoe and visits his home town of Stromness in the Orkneys. Show more

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Mark Lawson Talks to Ian Hislop

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Private Eye editor Ian Hislop discusses his role as a satirist with Mark Lawson. He talks about the importance of Christianity to him and his years in Have I Got News For You? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Ian Hislop's Changing of the Bard

BBC Four

Ian Hislop looks at one of the most peculiar offices in the British establishment, that of Poet Laureate, whose long history produces a gloriously eccentric picture of who we are. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Director:
Sally Benton
Director:
Claire Lewis
Producer:
Claire Lewis
Producer:
Sally Benton
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron

Regional Variations (2)

A behind the scenes look at the world's longest running poetry request programme, following the programme-makers, presenter Roger McGough and listeners of the Radio 4 show. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Producer:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Andrew Sachs
Participant:
Kenneth Cranham
Participant:
David Blunkett

Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 3: George Mackay Brown

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He looks at George Mackay Brown's Hamnavoe and visits his home town of Stromness in the Orkneys. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The New Avengers

BBC Four

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 10: Complex

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Agent X41, codename Scapina, is the USSR's most effective spy. But a photograph has fallen into the hands of the Avengers which may give a clue to his identity. Show more

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