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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 8: Windermere to Kendal

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo takes a steamboat tour of Lake Windermere, visits Wordsworth's home village of Grasmere and makes sausages with a local Herdwick sheep farmer. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley looks at the history of the kitchen by baking bread in a Tudor kitchen, doing a week's Victorian re-cycling and trying out 1950s labour-saving gadgets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Series Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries

Series 1

Episode 4: The Worsted Viper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Murder-mystery series. Mrs Bradley visits Porth Carrack to present Inspector Christmas with the freedom of the town, but the vicar's daughter is found strangled. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Adela Bradley:
Diana Rigg
Inspector Henry Christmas:
Peter Davison
George Moody:
Neil Dudgeon
Myrtle Quincy:
Isla Blair
Reverend Baines:
John Bowe
Cecily Moody:
Rebecca Callard
Constable Sharp:
Matthew Burgess
Polly:
Katy Lown
Ronald Quincy:
Eddie Marsan
Lester Hicks:
Alex Palmer
Delilah Hicks:
Pooky Quesnel
Director:
James Hawes

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 4: Lake District

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Wilson drives a convertible Triumph TR3A around some of the Lake District's most famous roads. He gets the lowdown on the area from author Hunter Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Hunter Davies
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Participant:
John Jennings
Participant:
Chris Brown
Participant:
Jimmy Brown
Participant:
Richard Leafe

Lowdown

Episode 3: Zirco Goes Berko

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. Alex and Bob need to get a photo of a tennis star who has faked an injury to get out of a match. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell

Series

Lowdown

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 1: Double Acts

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition looks at double acts from Laurel and Hardy to Morecambe and Wise, from Reeves and Mortimer to Ant and Dec. Show more

Inspector Montalbano

Episode 3: The Shape of Water

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

When a leading local politician is found dead in a car at a notorious prostitution spot, Montalbano goes about making sense of the available evidence. Show more

Contributors

Salvo Montalbano:
Luca Zingaretti
Livia Burlando:
Katharina Bohm
Ingrid Sjostrom:
Isabell Sollman
Agente Fazio:
Peppino Mazzotta

Lowdown

Episode 3: Zirco Goes Berko

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. Alex and Bob need to get a photo of a tennis star who has faked an injury to get out of a match. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell

Series

Lowdown

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 4: Lake District

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Wilson drives a convertible Triumph TR3A around some of the Lake District's most famous roads. He gets the lowdown on the area from author Hunter Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Hunter Davies
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Participant:
John Jennings
Participant:
Chris Brown
Participant:
Jimmy Brown
Participant:
Richard Leafe

BBC Four

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