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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 8: Northampton to Nuneaton

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo's journey from London to Leeds continues. He stops off in Northampton, the town of shoemakers, before visiting Rugby, Coventry and Nuneaton. Show more

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 6: Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Famed for their ability to inflict Armageddon from outer space, asteroids are now revealing how they are responsible for both life and death on our planet. Show more

Dr James Fox tells the story of Paris in 1928, where talents like Magritte, Dali, Bunuel, Hemingway, Gershwin, Josephine Baker, Cole Porter and Le Corbusier flourished. Show more

The Wonder of Animals

Episode 3: Big Cats

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. What is it about big cats that makes them such good hunters? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Director:
Emily Taylor
Producer:
Emily Taylor
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 3: Rembrandt and Ruysch

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 12 months

Adam Rutherford travels to Holland to find out what it was that drew Rembrandt to anatomy and why dissecting bodies was thought a suitable subject for high art. Show more

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 8: The Golden Age of Trams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary exploring how the tram liberated overcrowded cities, mapping its journey from horse-drawn carriage on rails to steam and then electric power. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Julia Foot
Director:
Julia Foot
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 6: Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Famed for their ability to inflict Armageddon from outer space, asteroids are now revealing how they are responsible for both life and death on our planet. Show more

BBC Four

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