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The Sky at Night

Lives of the Stars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Stars are full of variety - they can be big or little, bright or dim. Lucie Green and Chris Lintott discuss stars' lives and what happens to them when they die. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 1

Episode 8: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Classic sitcom. Bob thinks Terry needs new friends, but inviting him to Alan and Brenda's trendy dinner party might not be such a great idea. Show more

Up the Women

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Keen to put the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle Politely Requests Women's Suffrage on the map, the women plan to picket the post office with placards.

Contributors

Margaret:
Jessica Hynes
Producer:
Emma Strain
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Executive Producer:
Henry Normal
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Hughes
Officer Thackeray:
Dominic Coleman

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy starring James McAvoy as a 1980s working-class boy stumbling through university. He tries to achieve his ambition to appear on University Challenge. Show more

Contributors

Brian Jackson:
James McAvoy
Alice Harbinson:
Alice Eve
Julie Jackson:
Catherine Tate
Bamber Gascoigne:
Mark Gatiss
Patrick Watts:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Rebecca Epstein:
Rebecca Hall
Michael Harbinson:
Charles Dance
Rose Harbinson:
Lindsay Duncan
Marcus:
Sule Rimi
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Producer:
Pippa Harris
Producer:
Gary Goetzman
Producer:
Tom Hanks

Genres

Formats

Catharine Edwards explores the lives of Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on, and the skilled politician Agrippina, Caligula's sister, Claudius's wife and Nero's mother. Show more

Professor Simon Schaffer presents a documentary telling the story of automata, extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. Show more

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 4: Magnificent Machines: The Golden Age of the British Sports Car

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Timeshift looks back to a time when iconic British marques like Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph sparked a manufacturing frenzy that helped to democratise speed and glamour. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
John Das
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Narrator:
Tamsin Greig
Participant:
Quentin Willson
Participant:
Stirling Moss

The Sky at Night

Lives of the Stars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Stars are full of variety - they can be big or little, bright or dim. Lucie Green and Chris Lintott discuss stars' lives and what happens to them when they die. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 1

Episode 8: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Classic sitcom. Bob thinks Terry needs new friends, but inviting him to Alan and Brenda's trendy dinner party might not be such a great idea. Show more

Up the Women

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Keen to put the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle Politely Requests Women's Suffrage on the map, the women plan to picket the post office with placards.

Contributors

Margaret:
Jessica Hynes
Producer:
Emma Strain
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Executive Producer:
Henry Normal
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Hughes
Officer Thackeray:
Dominic Coleman

BBC Four

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