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Birds Britannia

Episode 1: Garden Birds

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series about birds that live in the UK. Top of our affections are garden birds, including the robin, yet this relationship is a surprisingly modern one. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Laura Cumming takes a journey through more than 500 years of self-portraits and finds out how the greatest names in western art transformed themselves into their own masterpieces. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Laura Cumming
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wallinger
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Callow
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Ulrike Hirhager
Interviewed Guest:
Tai Shan Schierenberg
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Documentary about the secret tribe known as twitchers, obsessives who take to the roads of Britain with the aim of seeing as many birds as possible in a few short months. Show more

Johnny Kingdom spends a year following some of the bird species he finds near his home and on his land. Autumn sees him preparing to film the great spotted woodpecker and the wren. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Laura Cumming takes a journey through more than 500 years of self-portraits and finds out how the greatest names in western art transformed themselves into their own masterpieces. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Laura Cumming
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wallinger
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Callow
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Ulrike Hirhager
Interviewed Guest:
Tai Shan Schierenberg
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Birds Britannia

Episode 1: Garden Birds

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series about birds that live in the UK. Top of our affections are garden birds, including the robin, yet this relationship is a surprisingly modern one. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Laura Cumming takes a journey through more than 500 years of self-portraits and finds out how the greatest names in western art transformed themselves into their own masterpieces. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Laura Cumming
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wallinger
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Callow
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Ulrike Hirhager
Interviewed Guest:
Tai Shan Schierenberg
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

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