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The Sky at Night

Citizen Astronomy

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore explains how amateur astronomers can play a part in helping to sort out which images captured by space missions are important and interesting. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

James May takes a rare and privileged flight 70,000 feet above Earth in a U2 spy plane to a place known in the Air Force as the 'space equivalent zone' or the 'edge of space'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Producer:
Paul King
Director:
Paul King
Executive Producer:
Aidan Laverty
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Catholics

Episode 3: Women

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series about being Catholic in Britain today focuses on the female staff, volunteers and congregation of Westminster Cathedral, who talk about what Catholicism means to them. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Richard Alwyn
Director:
Richard Alwyn
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron

Series

Catholics

The Singing Detective

Episode 6: Who Done It

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

In the final part of Dennis Potter's classic drama serial with music, as fiction and fact fight for the same space, the plots and narratives head to their conclusions. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies
Barbara:
Sam Bryant
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Mark Binney (aged 10):
William Speakman
Night Nurse:
Sharon D Clarke
First Soldier:
Niven Boyd
Second Soldier:
David Thewlis
Physiotherapist:
Tricia George
Policeman:
Malcolm Storry

Dirk Gently

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Holistic detective Dirk Gently discovers the connection between a client who believes the Pentagon are trying to kill him and another whose horoscopes appear to be coming true. Show more

Contributors

DirkGently:
Stephen Mangan
Richard Macduff:
Darren Boyd
DI Gilks:
Jason Watkins
Oliver Reynolds:
Paul Ritter
Emma Reynolds:
Cosima Shaw
Terence Brown:
Colin McFarlane
Director:
Tom Shankland
Producer:
Chris Carey

The Sky at Night

Citizen Astronomy

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore explains how amateur astronomers can play a part in helping to sort out which images captured by space missions are important and interesting. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North

Horizon

2009-2010

Episode 12: To Infinity and Beyond

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series exploring topical scientific issues examines the story of infinity - older than time, bigger than the universe and stranger than fiction. Show more

How to Build...

Series 1

Episode 3: Britain's Secret Engineers

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series. Workers at British defence contractor QinetiQ reveal a handful of their secretive projects, including robots to defuse roadside bombs. Show more

Catholics

Episode 3: Women

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series about being Catholic in Britain today focuses on the female staff, volunteers and congregation of Westminster Cathedral, who talk about what Catholicism means to them. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Richard Alwyn
Director:
Richard Alwyn
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron

Series

Catholics

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