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Nature's Microworlds

Episode 1: Galapagos

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

The Galapagos is home to a myriad of bizarre and unique creatures endemic to these islands, but how did they get here and what is the key that allows them to thrive? Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jo Stevens
Series Producer:
Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke
Executive Producer:
Nick Shearman
Executive Producer:
Cerys Griffiths

Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

Episode 1: Ancient Greece

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary looking at the concept of luxury in ancient Greece, from its role in democracy's origins in Athens to its denial in Sparta. Show more

Fabric of Britain

Episode 2: The Story of Wallpaper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Paul Martin looks at wallpaper from the 16th century to the present. It may seem insignificant, but governments have tried to control it and it has even threatened to poison us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Executive Producer:
Mike Poole

A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley

Episode 1: The New Taste for Blood

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Lucy Worsley investigates our curious relationship with killing, exploring notorious real-life crimes from the first half of the 19th century. Show more

Lost Kingdoms of South America

Episode 4: Kingdom of the Desert

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

In the deserts of coastal Peru, Jago Cooper explores the rise and fall of Chimor, the first empire of South America, whose subjects transformed the landscape. Show more

Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

Episode 1: Ancient Greece

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary looking at the concept of luxury in ancient Greece, from its role in democracy's origins in Athens to its denial in Sparta. Show more

Nature's Microworlds

Episode 1: Galapagos

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

The Galapagos is home to a myriad of bizarre and unique creatures endemic to these islands, but how did they get here and what is the key that allows them to thrive? Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jo Stevens
Series Producer:
Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke
Executive Producer:
Nick Shearman
Executive Producer:
Cerys Griffiths

Fabric of Britain

Episode 2: The Story of Wallpaper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Paul Martin looks at wallpaper from the 16th century to the present. It may seem insignificant, but governments have tried to control it and it has even threatened to poison us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Executive Producer:
Mike Poole

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