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The New Avengers

BBC Four

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 11: The Gladiators

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

1970s secret agent series. KGB agent Karl Sminsky is recruiting criminals to train as supremely skilled fighters in order to smash Canada's security system. Show more

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Masterpieces of theBritish Museum

BBC Four

Masterpieces of the British Museum

Episode 1: The Sutton Hoo Helmet

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

The story of the discovery in East Anglia and restoration of the most iconic piece of the Sutton Hoo treasure, Britain's richest ever archaeological find.

Regional Variations (2)

Michael Wood on Beowulf

BBC Four

Focusing on Beowulf and drawing on other Anglo-Saxon classics, Michael Wood, with the help of Seamus Heaney and others, traces the birth of English poetry back to the Dark Ages. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Wood
Participant:
Seamus Heaney
Participant:
Julian Glover
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy

Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 4: Matthew Arnold

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He tells the story behind Matthew Arnold's bleak but tremendous poem Dover Beach. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Focusing on Beowulf and drawing on other Anglo-Saxon classics, Michael Wood, with the help of Seamus Heaney and others, traces the birth of English poetry back to the Dark Ages. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Wood
Participant:
Seamus Heaney
Participant:
Julian Glover
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy

Regional Variations (2)

The New Avengers

BBC Four

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 11: The Gladiators

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

1970s secret agent series. KGB agent Karl Sminsky is recruiting criminals to train as supremely skilled fighters in order to smash Canada's security system. Show more

BBC Four

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