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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 10: Spalding to Grimsby

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo sees how Lincolnshire farmers utilised rails to improve their harvests and visits Lincoln's most impressive cathedral. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 11: Stirling to Invergowrie

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo learns about a Scottish hero, visits a Highland Games and discovers how an impressive piece of Victorian engineering ended in tragedy. Show more

Weird Nature

Episode 6: Peculiar Potions

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

The series exploring strange animal behaviour looks at how they use drugs and alcohol, from starlings that perform aromatherapy to monkeys with a liking for happy hour. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

Hollywood-style graphics and real-life archive footage brings home an imagined near-future scenario of the biggest wave ever seen. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Martin Pupp
Director:
Martin Pupp
Executive Producer:
Tina Fletcher
Participant:
Bill McGuire
Participant:
Simon Day
Participant:
Nils Kerpin
Participant:
Peter Riddell
Participant:
Paul Whitmore
Participant:
Dave Tappin
Participant:
Kelley McKinney
Participant:
Simon Boxall
Participant:
Chuck Watson
Participant:
Stephen Richardson
Participant:
Robert Jensen

Timeshift

Series 13

Episode 1: Full Throttle: The Glory Days of British Motorbikes

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary which explores the British love of fast, daring and sometimes reckless motorbike riding during a period when home-grown machines were the envy of the world. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hannah
Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
William Naylor

Weird Nature

Episode 6: Peculiar Potions

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

The series exploring strange animal behaviour looks at how they use drugs and alcohol, from starlings that perform aromatherapy to monkeys with a liking for happy hour. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

Weird Nature

Episode 1: Marvellous Motion

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Series looking at strange animal behaviour reveals nature's quirkiest movers and shakers using special FX, from dancing seaslugs to cartwheeling caterpillars. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

BBC Four

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