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Seven Ages of Britain

Episode 1: Age of Conquest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

David Dimbleby charts the last 2,000 years of Britain through its art and treasure. The first part begins with the Roman invasion and ends with the Norman Conquest. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

The epic story of one man's struggle to make a programme that no-one wanted. How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. Show more

Contributors

Tony Warren:
David Dawson
Harry Elton:
Christian McKay
Josie Scott:
Sophia Di Martino
Margaret Morris:
Jane Horrocks
Derek Bennett:
Shaun Dooley
Pat Phoenix:
Jessie Wallace
Violet Carson:
Lynda Baron
Sidney Bernstein:
Steven Berkoff
Cecil Bernstein:
Henry Goodman
Doris Speed:
Celia Imrie
Edna Walker:
Tara Moran
Harry Kershaw:
John Thomson
Agnes:
Enid Dunn
Commissionaire:
David Williams
Mrs Simpson:
Phoebe Nicholls

Genres

Timeshift

Series 10

Episode 2: 1960: The Year of the North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The story of how the north went from being Britain's economic engine room to cultural powerhouse. Andrew Martin explores how the north liberated itself and the country as a whole. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Martin
Producer:
Rebecca Whyte
Director:
Rebecca Whyte
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 3: Medieval Death

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

The epic story of one man's struggle to make a programme that no-one wanted. How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. Show more

Contributors

Tony Warren:
David Dawson
Harry Elton:
Christian McKay
Josie Scott:
Sophia Di Martino
Margaret Morris:
Jane Horrocks
Derek Bennett:
Shaun Dooley
Pat Phoenix:
Jessie Wallace
Violet Carson:
Lynda Baron
Sidney Bernstein:
Steven Berkoff
Cecil Bernstein:
Henry Goodman
Doris Speed:
Celia Imrie
Edna Walker:
Tara Moran
Harry Kershaw:
John Thomson
Agnes:
Enid Dunn
Commissionaire:
David Williams
Mrs Simpson:
Phoebe Nicholls

Genres

Timeshift

Series 10

Episode 2: 1960: The Year of the North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The story of how the north went from being Britain's economic engine room to cultural powerhouse. Andrew Martin explores how the north liberated itself and the country as a whole. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Martin
Producer:
Rebecca Whyte
Director:
Rebecca Whyte
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

The epic story of one man's struggle to make a programme that no-one wanted. How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. Show more

Contributors

Tony Warren:
David Dawson
Harry Elton:
Christian McKay
Josie Scott:
Sophia Di Martino
Margaret Morris:
Jane Horrocks
Derek Bennett:
Shaun Dooley
Pat Phoenix:
Jessie Wallace
Violet Carson:
Lynda Baron
Sidney Bernstein:
Steven Berkoff
Cecil Bernstein:
Henry Goodman
Doris Speed:
Celia Imrie
Edna Walker:
Tara Moran
Harry Kershaw:
John Thomson
Agnes:
Enid Dunn
Commissionaire:
David Williams
Mrs Simpson:
Phoebe Nicholls

Genres

BBC Four

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