Programme Index

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Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity

Episode 3: Revelations and Revolutions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Jim Al-Khalili concludes by looking at how, if we could understand the secret of electrical superconductivity, we could once again transform the world. Show more

The Secret Life of the National Grid

Episode 3: Pulling the Plug

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series charting the history of the electricity grid concludes by looking at how it has been the battleground for conflicts that have changed and shaped Britain. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open. Show more

Contributors

John Cleese:
Darren Boyd
Michael Palin:
Charles Edwards
Eric Idle/Disciple/Rabbi:
Steve Punt
Terry Jones:
Rufus Jones
Graham Chapman:
Tom Fisher
Terry Gilliam:
Phil Nichol
Barry Atkins:
Simon Greenall
US News Reporter/BBFC Rep:
Robin Sebastian
Nun/Montage Woman:
Belinda Stewart-Wilson
Black Panther/Montage Man:
Micah Balfour
Harry Balls/News Vendor:
Paul Chahidi
Prod Person/Sam Lowry:
Ian Bonar
PA to Head of Rude Words:
Selina Griffiths
Alan Dick/Desmond Lovely:
Jason Thorpe
Dog Walker/Petitioner:
Geoff McGivern
Andrew Thorogood:
Mark Heap
BBC Head of Rude Words:
Alex Macqueen
Gareth Nice/Angry Viewer:
David Birrell
Bernard Barnard QC:
Rupert Vansittart
Richard Klein:
Martin Marquez
Malcolm Muggeridge:
Michael Cochrane
BBC Head of Firing/Cabbie:
Kim Wall
Mervyn Stockwood:
Roy Marsden
Archbishop of York:
James Laurenson
Tim Rice:
Tom Price
Producer:
Polly Leys
Producer:
Kate Norrish
Executive Producer:
Matthew Read
Director:
Owen Harris
Writer:
Tony Roche

Genres

Wallander

One Step Behind

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Four

Detective drama. Wallander investigates when the bodies of three friends are found buried in the woods, followed by the death of his colleague Detective Svedberg. Show more

Contributors

Formats

Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity

Episode 3: Revelations and Revolutions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Jim Al-Khalili concludes by looking at how, if we could understand the secret of electrical superconductivity, we could once again transform the world. Show more

BBC Four

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