Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 2: Manchester to Bury

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo travels around Britain by train. He is fitted for a trilby in Denton and discovers the role the railways had in the creation of fish and chips. Show more

Secret Knowledge

Bolsover Castle

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley tells the story of Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire. Built in the early 17th century, it became the pleasure palace of playboy Cavalier William Cavendish. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Director:
John Hodgson
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Series Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Sophie Reid
Producer:
John Hodgson

Insect Worlds

The Secret to Their Success

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 days

Insects are the most diverse group of animals in the world, what is the secret of their success? Steve takes us to the Swiss Alps, where a relationship exists between the ant, wasp and the butterfly. Show more

Parks and Recreation

Series 2

Episode 1: Pawnee Zoo

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series set in the parks department of a fictional Indiana town. Leslie decides to marry two penguins in order to promote the local zoo. 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:
Paul Feig

Parks and Recreation

Series 2

Episode 2: The Stakeout

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series set in the parks department of a fictional Indiana town. Leslie and Tom attempt to find out who planted marijuana in the community garden. 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:
Seth Gordon

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork

Episode 2: The Glorious Grinling Gibbons

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary exploring the life and work of Grinling Gibbons, who carved masterpieces from wood for the likes of Charles II and William of Orange. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama telling the story of how quintessential English author PG Wodehouse faced a charge of treason during World War II, becoming exiled and never setting foot on home soil again. Show more

Contributors

PG Wodehouse:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Ethel Wodehouse:
Zoe Wanamaker
Macolm Muggeridge:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Mackintosh:
Paul Ritter
Major Cussen:
Ian McElhinney
Werner Plack:
Richard Dormer
Paul Schmidt:
Conor Mullen
Inspector:
Paul Kennedy

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