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Series 11

Episode 8: The Golden Age of Trams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary exploring how the tram liberated overcrowded cities, mapping its journey from horse-drawn carriage on rails to steam and then electric power. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Julia Foot
Director:
Julia Foot
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama in which the people of Cochabamba in Bolivia rise up against plans to privatise the water supply as a film crew shoots a controversial fiction about Christopher Columbus. Show more

Contributors

Daniel/Atuey:
Juan Carlos Aduviri
Antón/Colón:
Karra Elejalde
Juan/Montesinos:
Raul Arevalo
Alberto/Las Casas:
Carlos Santos
Belén/Panuca:
Milena Soliz
Director:
Iciar Bollain
Actor capitán:
Pau Colera
Actor comandante:
Vicente Romero
Actor franciscano:
Antonio Mora
Asistente casting:
Glenda Rodriguez
Ona/Sonia:
Sonia Ovando

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