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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 11: Southampton to Basingstoke

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo embarks on a journey from Southampton to Wolverhampton. He learns to set the table aboard a luxury liner before heading to Basingstoke. Show more

Matthew Collings charts the rise of abstract art over the last 100 years, whilst trying to answer a set of basic questions that many people have about this often-baffling art form. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Graham Strong
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway

James Fox tells the story of New York in 1951, when the likes of Jackson Pollock, Jack Kerouac, Marlon Brando and David Ogilvy helped create the world we know today. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Fortey travels to find the survivors of mass extinction events. He focuses on a series of cataclysms over a million-year period 250 million years ago. Show more

The Wonder of Animals

Episode 4: Ants

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He looks at how the globe's 100 trillion ants have colonised the planet like no other. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Director:
Francis Welch
Producer:
Francis Welch
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 4: The Hunter Brothers

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

How the Hunter brothers transformed medicine and art in 18th-century Britain, believing that anatomy could only be learnt by performing dissections. Show more

Matthew Collings charts the rise of abstract art over the last 100 years, whilst trying to answer a set of basic questions that many people have about this often-baffling art form. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Graham Strong
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway

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