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Only Connect

BBC Four

Only Connect

Series 2

Episode 3: History Boys v Rugby Boys

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show with Victoria Coren in which connections must be made between seemingly unconnected things. Three history lovers square up to a trio of Welshmen. Show more

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The Story of Maths: 2/4

BBC Four

The Story of Maths

Episode 2: The Genius of the East

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Marcus du Sautoy looks at the rise of mathematics in the east, discovering how it helped build imperial China and finding out about the invention of algebra. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Kim Duke

Regional Variations (2)

Happy Birthday OU: Forty Years of the Open University

BBC Four

Lenny Henry presents a documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Open University. Contributors include David Attenborough, Myleene Klass and Anna Ford. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Myleene Klass
Participant:
Anna Ford
Producer:
David Symonds
Director:
David Symonds
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

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Educating Rita

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Moving comedy drama about a young hairdresser (Julie Walters) who decides to better herself by enrolling at college. Based on Willy Russell's award-winning stage play. Show more

Contributors

Dr Frank Bryant:
Michael Caine
Rita Susan White:
Julie Walters
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Rita's Father:
Godfrey Quigley
Bursar:
Pat Daly
Collins:
Kim Fortune
Executive Producer:
Herbert L Oakes
Producer:
Lewis Gilbert
Director of photography:
Frank Watts

Formats

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More Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy

BBC Four

More Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy

Series 1

Episode 4: Julie Walters

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Dawn French interviews Julie Walters about her life in comedy.

Regional Variations (2)

Prog Rock Britannia: an Observation in Three Movements

BBC Four

Documentary about progressive music and the bands involved, from successes such as Yes, Genesis and ELP to the trials and tribulations of lesser-known bands such as Caravan. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Only Connect

BBC Four

Only Connect

Series 2

Episode 3: History Boys v Rugby Boys

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show with Victoria Coren in which connections must be made between seemingly unconnected things. Three history lovers square up to a trio of Welshmen. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Happy Birthday OU - Forty Years of the Open University

BBC Four

Lenny Henry presents a documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Open University. Contributors include David Attenborough, Myleene Klass and Anna Ford. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Myleene Klass
Participant:
Anna Ford
Producer:
David Symonds
Director:
David Symonds
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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