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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

2009

Concerts

Part 5: Round 5

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

It's the fifth and final qualifying round in the international opera singing competition, with singers from New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, Andorra and Portugal taking part. Show more

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Crisis at the Castle

BBC Four

Crisis at the Castle

Kelburn Castle

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series following three aristocratic families struggling to hang on to their historic homes. The bank is threatening to foreclose on Lord Glasgow's Ayrshire castle. Show more

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The Book Quiz Poetry Special

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The Book Quiz

Poetry Special

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents a poetry edition of the literary panel game. Guests include ex-Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, poet Brian Patten, actress Alice Eve and comedian Natalie Haynes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Andrew Motion
Participant:
Natalie Haynes
Participant:
Alice Eve
Director:
Sue McMahon

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Flight of the Conchords

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Flight of the Conchords

Series 2

Episode 5: Unnatural Love

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series about two Kiwi folk musicians in New York. When Bret and Jemaine go out nightclubbing with Dave, Jemaine accidentally goes home with an Australian girl. Show more

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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)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Simon Armitage goes on a journey to discover the language and landscape of the Arthurian romance, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and finds modern relevance in its hero's trials. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Armitage
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville-West

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A Poet's Guide to Britain

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A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 6: Louis MacNeice

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores poetry set in the British landscape. He looks at Louis MacNeice's poem Woods, in which the middle-aged MacNeice takes stock of who he has become. Show more

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Crisis at the Castle

BBC Four

Crisis at the Castle

Kelburn Castle

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series following three aristocratic families struggling to hang on to their historic homes. The bank is threatening to foreclose on Lord Glasgow's Ayrshire castle. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

BBC Four

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

2009

Concerts

Part 5: Round 5

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

It's the fifth and final qualifying round in the international opera singing competition, with singers from New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, Andorra and Portugal taking part. Show more

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