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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 24: Roybridge to Glenfinnan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael investigates the mysterious parallel roads of Glenroy and finds out how the Victorians put a weather observatory on the top of Ben Nevis. Show more

The Good Life

Series 1

Episode 4: Pig's Lib

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Seventies sitcom about a couple who decide to become self-sufficient. Margo is horrified when she hears of Tom and Barbara's decision to keep pigs in the garden. Show more

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington

Insect Worlds

Episode 2: Making Worlds

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 8 months

Steve Backshall reveals the influence that insects and their relatives have on Earth's ecosystems, from ants in South American grasslands to a tiny ocean creature. Show more

Dr James Logan and Brendan Dunphy carry out a complete insect dissection, using cutting-edge imaging technology to show the beauty and precision of the natural engineering inside. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Logan
Presenter:
Brendan Dunphy
Producer:
Nathan Budd
Series Producer:
Jacqueline Smith
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert

Parks and Recreation

Series 1

Episode 5: The Banquet

Duration: 21 minutes

on BBC Four

When Leslie's mother is given a banquet in her honour, she makes quite an impression. Mark and Tom try to meet some ladies.

Contributors

Leslie Knope:
Amy Poehler
Ann Perkins:
Rashida Jones
Ron Swanson:
Nick Offerman
Tom Haverford:
Aziz Ansari
Jerry Gergich:
Jim O'Heir
Donna Meagle:
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Parks and Recreation

Series 1

Episode 6: Rock Show

Duration: 21 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series set in the parks department of an Indiana town. Leslie's mum sets her up on a date but pretends it is a business meeting. Ann kicks Andy out of the house. Show more

Contributors

Leslie Knope:
Amy Poehler
Ann Perkins:
Rashida Jones
Ron Swanson:
Nick Offerman
Tom Haverford:
Aziz Ansari
Jerry Gergich:
Jim O'Heir
Donna Meagle:
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Director:
Michael Schur

Mark Lawson Talks To...

Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to prolific writing duo Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais about their careers, from classic comedy The Likely Lads to recent drama Spies of Warsaw. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Dick Clement
Interviewed Guest:
Ian La Frenais
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy

Paul Merton traces the rise of the studios through the story of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - the biggest dream factory of them all, which boasted of 'more stars than the heavens'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Merton
Director:
Paul Merton
Series Producer:
Kate Broome
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Camera Operator:
Mike Fox
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 1: Norman Ackroyd

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary filmed in the London warehouse studio of Norman Ackroyd, one of the country's most celebrated landscape artists, as he creates his latest work. Show more

Series celebrating the glory days of British motor racing. In the 1950s, Stirling Moss and Mike Hawthorn took on the dominance of the great Argentinian driver, Juan Manuel Fangio. Show more

Dr James Logan and Brendan Dunphy carry out a complete insect dissection, using cutting-edge imaging technology to show the beauty and precision of the natural engineering inside. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Logan
Presenter:
Brendan Dunphy
Producer:
Nathan Budd
Series Producer:
Jacqueline Smith
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert

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