Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 9: Leicester to Loughborough

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo's journey from London to Leeds continues. He learns about the discovery of Richard III's remains in Leicester and travels to Loughborough. Show more

The Secret Life of Books

Series 1

Episode 1: Great Expectations

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Series which uncovers the story behind the creation of six classic books. Tony Jordan brings his writer's insight to Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. Show more

Dr Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our monarchs over the last 400 years, showing how they have always been regarded as their personal statement to their people. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 6: Grasslands - Roots of Power

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary featuring the remarkable people who live in the world's grasslands, exploring their relationship with the natural world around them. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 3

Episode 1: Forces of Nature

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

In a programme focusing on the French Revolution, Simon Schama explores why the British proved immune to the siren call of liberty, equality and fraternity. Show more

Tales from the National Parks

Episode 3: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

In Tyndrum gold fever has gripped the village's residents, but will the Loch Lomond Park Authority give permission for Scotland's first gold mine? Show more

The Secret Life of Books

Series 1

Episode 1: Great Expectations

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Series which uncovers the story behind the creation of six classic books. Tony Jordan brings his writer's insight to Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. Show more

Dr Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our monarchs over the last 400 years, showing how they have always been regarded as their personal statement to their people. Show more

BBC Four

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