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Terry Jones's Barbarians

BBC Four

Terry Jones's Barbarians

Episode 1: The Primitive Celts

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Terry Jones reveals the startling truth about the Barbarian tribes. He looks at the Celts, unfairly regarded as a warlike and illiterate people. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 5: Lynette Roberts

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He visits the Welsh village of Llanybri to discover the story behind Lynette Roberts's Poem from Llanybri. Show more

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How the Celts Saved Britain

BBC Four

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 2: Salvation

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages, as missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert

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

Episode 5: Lynette Roberts

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He visits the Welsh village of Llanybri to discover the story behind Lynette Roberts's Poem from Llanybri. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 2: Salvation

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages, as missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert

Regional Variations (2)

Terry Jones's Barbarians

Episode 1: The Primitive Celts

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Terry Jones reveals the startling truth about the Barbarian tribes. He looks at the Celts, unfairly regarded as a warlike and illiterate people. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 5: Lynette Roberts

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He visits the Welsh village of Llanybri to discover the story behind Lynette Roberts's Poem from Llanybri. Show more

BBC Four

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