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A History of Christianity

Episode 2: Catholicism: The Unpredictable Rise of Rome

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Diarmaid MacCulloch explores the rise of Roman Catholicism. How did a small Jewish sect become western Europe's established religion? Show more

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 2: All Round Entertainers

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment looks at how all-round entertainers like Bruce Forsyth adapted their skills to remain on the showbiz ladder. Show more

Simon Russell Beale tells the story behind Allegri's Miserere, one of the most popular pieces of sacred music ever written. Features a full performance by the Sixteen. Show more

A History of Christianity

Episode 2: Catholicism: The Unpredictable Rise of Rome

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Diarmaid MacCulloch explores the rise of Roman Catholicism. How did a small Jewish sect become western Europe's established religion? Show more

BBC Four

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