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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 4: Haworth to Huddersfield

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo begins this leg of his journey from Manchester to Chesterfield at the home of the three Bronte sisters in Worth Valley, Yorkshire. Show more

Mark Miodownik shows that some of the everyday objects that are often taken for granted are in fact little pieces of domestic magic - from razor blades to tights. Show more

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 2

Episode 3: Britannia Incorporated

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Simon Schama's epic history reaches the 18th century, where an economic explosion gives birth to the consumer society and agriculture becomes big business. Show more

Great Poets in Their Own Words

Episode 2: Access All Areas 1955-1982

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

In 50s Britain, poetry becomes more democratic as poets turn away from the obscurity of modernism in favour of more reflective language and subjects. Show more

Mark Miodownik shows that some of the everyday objects that are often taken for granted are in fact little pieces of domestic magic - from razor blades to tights. Show more

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