Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 16: Norwich to Brandon

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo explores Norwich's medieval heart. In the city's Norman castle he uncovers the Victorian public's gory fascination with crime and punishment. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 17: Ipswich to Chelmsford

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo continues his journey from the east coast to the south coast beginning in the port of Ipswich, capital of the farming county of Suffolk. Show more

The Wonder of Animals

Episode 6: Elephants

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 days

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. How hairs keep elephants cool, how feet sensors guide them towards rain and how their mouths store water. Show more

Contributors

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

Series exploring the relationship between British rock and pop music and fashion begins in the 1960s with The Small Faces, Cilla Black, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Show more

British Art at War: Bomberg, Sickert and Nash

Episode 1: Paul Nash: The Ghosts of War

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the story of Paul Nash, who was scarred by the First World War and the ghosts of his experiences haunted his future work. Show more

Simon Sebag Montefiore looks at Istanbul's Greek roots, its transformation into the capital of a Christian empire and reveals how clashes forced eastern and western churches apart. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Anna Cox
Director:
Anna Cox
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

Britain on Film

Series 2

Episode 9: This Sporting Life

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

1960s short films reflecting our national preoccupation with a range of competitive sports, ranging from golf and cycling to skiing and stock car racing. Show more

The Wonder of Animals

Episode 6: Elephants

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 days

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. How hairs keep elephants cool, how feet sensors guide them towards rain and how their mouths store water. Show more

Contributors

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

Series exploring the relationship between British rock and pop music and fashion begins in the 1960s with The Small Faces, Cilla Black, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Show more

BBC Four

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