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Tales from the National Parks

Episode 1: The Lake District

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

In the Lake District, filmmaker Richard Macer follows the story of entrepreneur Mark Weir's attempts to build a giant zip-wire ride from the top of a mountain. Show more

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 1: Health before the NHS: The Road to Recovery

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The shocking story of health before the NHS. In the early 20th century, getting treated if you were ill was a rudimentary, risky and costly business. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Wendy McLean
Director:
Wendy McLean
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Drama illuminating a doctor's efforts to protect the people of Manchester from the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic as millions of soldiers returned home from the Great War. Show more

Contributors

Dr James Niven:
Bill Paterson
Ernest Dunks:
Mark Gatiss
Sir Arthur Newsholme:
Paul Freeman
MJ O'Donnell:
Kenneth Cranham
Peggy Lytton:
Charlotte Riley
Elsa Kershaw:
Olwen May
Sam Lytton:
Jamie Spencer
Stanford:
Ian Mercer
Mrs Houlston:
Kate Ambler
Lord Mayor:
John Branwell
Mortician:
Will Tacey
Journalist:
Gerard Fletcher
Superintendent:
Martin Oldfield
Constable:
John Draycott
Producer:
Susan Horth
Director:
Justin Hardy

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama about a passionate independent film producer who begins to struggle with anxiety and despair as the pressures of his work become too much for him. Show more

Contributors

Grégoire Canvel:
Louis-Do Lencquesaing
Sylvia Canvel:
Chiara Caselli
Clémence Canvel:
Alice Lencquesaing
Valentine Canvel:
Alice Gautier
Billie Canvel:
Manelle Driss
Bérénice:
Dominique Frot
Arthur Malkavian:
Igor Hansen-Love
The Lawyer:
Eric Plouvier
Stig Jansson:
Magne-Havard Brekke

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Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 1: Health before the NHS: The Road to Recovery

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The shocking story of health before the NHS. In the early 20th century, getting treated if you were ill was a rudimentary, risky and costly business. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Wendy McLean
Director:
Wendy McLean
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

BBC Four

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