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Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 2: Sylvia Plath

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores six works of poetry set in the British landscape. He looks at Sylvia Plath's Wuthering Heights, inspired by her time in the Yorkshire moors. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Electric Dreams

BBC Four

Electric Dreams

Episode 1: 1970s

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

A family and their home are stripped of modern technology to live a life of decades past. While recreating the 1970s, they endure a spell without central heating. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

BBC Four

Passionate Darwinian David Attenborough, who sees evolution as the cornerstone of his television career, shares his personal views on Darwin's controversial idea. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

Regional Variations (2)

Fear of Fanny

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatisation of Fanny Cradock's life, scripted by Brian Fillis based on interviews with her friends and family, revealing the private vulnerability behind her tart public persona. Show more

Contributors

Fanny Cradock:
Julia Davis
Johnnie Cradock:
Mark Gatiss
Christopher:
Nicholas Burns
TV Executive:
Simon Greenall
TV Host:
Keir Charles
Wendy:
Abby Ford
Dan Farson:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Gwen Troake:
Ella Kenion
Director:
Paul Chahidi
Male nurse:
James Holmes
Gas fitter:
Jordan Long
Tecnician:
Phil Nice
Master of Ceremonies:
Michael Parkhouse
Cameraman:
Tim Plester
Alan Taylor:
Stuart Sherwin
Floor manager:
Jim Field Smith
Mrs Beeton fan:
Richard Syms
TV Executive's wife:
Clare Wille
Director:
Coky Giedroyc
Producer:
Ben Evans
Producer:
Angie Daniell

Regional Variations (2)

Upgrade Me

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

In a journey that takes him across Britain and to South Korea, poet and gadget lover Simon Armitage explores people's obsession with upgrading to the latest technological gadgetry. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

A Poet's Guide to Britain

BBC Four

A Poet's Guide to Britain

Episode 2: Sylvia Plath

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Owen Sheers explores six works of poetry set in the British landscape. He looks at Sylvia Plath's Wuthering Heights, inspired by her time in the Yorkshire moors. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Fear of Fanny

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatisation of Fanny Cradock's life, scripted by Brian Fillis based on interviews with her friends and family, revealing the private vulnerability behind her tart public persona. Show more

Contributors

Fanny Cradock:
Julia Davis
Johnnie Cradock:
Mark Gatiss
Christopher:
Nicholas Burns
TV Executive:
Simon Greenall
TV Host:
Keir Charles
Wendy:
Abby Ford
Dan Farson:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Gwen Troake:
Ella Kenion
Director:
Paul Chahidi
Male nurse:
James Holmes
Gas fitter:
Jordan Long
Tecnician:
Phil Nice
Master of Ceremonies:
Michael Parkhouse
Cameraman:
Tim Plester
Alan Taylor:
Stuart Sherwin
Floor manager:
Jim Field Smith
Mrs Beeton fan:
Richard Syms
TV Executive's wife:
Clare Wille
Director:
Coky Giedroyc
Producer:
Ben Evans
Producer:
Angie Daniell

BBC Four

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