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Botany: A Blooming History

Episode 2: Photosynthesis

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Timothy Walker looks at how 17th century botanists made the connection between the growth of a plant and the energy from the sun - the process of photosynthesis. Show more

Ripping Yarns

Series 1

Episode 3: Escape from Stalag Luft 112B

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

A tale of courage and fortitude from WWI. A British POW's constant escape attempts exasperate his German captors - and his fellow prisoners. Show more

Some People with Jokes

Series 2 - 15 Minute Versions

Episode 4: Some Dog Owners with Jokes

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Dog owners from around Britain tell their favourite jokes. We take the ruff with the smooth as these canine cackle merchants prove it's not just the dogs that are barking. Show more

Series about 18th-century British music. As money poured in from its trade empire, Britain rediscovered a taste for pleasure and fun, and music became a tool for social mobility. Show more

Some People with Jokes

Series 2 - 15 Minute Versions

Episode 4: Some Dog Owners with Jokes

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Dog owners from around Britain tell their favourite jokes. We take the ruff with the smooth as these canine cackle merchants prove it's not just the dogs that are barking. Show more

Botany: A Blooming History

Episode 2: Photosynthesis

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Timothy Walker looks at how 17th century botanists made the connection between the growth of a plant and the energy from the sun - the process of photosynthesis. Show more

BBC Four

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