Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 1: Brighton to Crystal Palace

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo finds out about Brighton's aquarium, explores the underground quarries of Godstone and discovers the wonders of the Crystal Palace. 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

The Art of Gothic: Britain's Midnight Hour

Episode 3: Blood for Sale: Gothic Goes Global

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

The language of Gothic came to encapsulate the 20th century's horrors, from Marx's analysis of capitalism to Conrad's dark vision of imperialism. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Producer:
Paul Tickell
Director:
Paul Tickell
Assistant Producer:
Dan Goldschmied
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Four

Horror. In 1895, an archaeological team discovers the tomb of an Egyptian princess. The tomb is guarded by a mummy which will avenge all who desecrate the site. Show more

Contributors

John Banning:
Peter Cushing
The Mummy/Kharis:
Christopher Lee
Isobel/Ananka:
Yvonne Furneaux
Inspector Mulrooney:
Eddie Byrne
Stephen Banning:
Felix Aylmer
Joseph Whemple:
Raymond Huntley
Mehemet Bey:
George Pastell

Detectorists

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Even though Andy, Lance, Becky and Sophie are barely talking to each other, their secrets are on the verge of being revealed. Show more

Dr Janina Ramirez looks back at the 14th century, when craftsmen created the Perpendicular Gothic, a new form of architecture that was to be Britain's first cultural style. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nina Ramirez
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Production Manager:
Nicholas Franklin
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington

Documentary telling the story of how David Bowie arrived at one of the most iconic creations in pop history - Ziggy Stardust - with contributions from colleagues and famous fans. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Jarvis Cocker
Director:
James Hale
Producer:
James Hale
Executive Producer:
Ryan Minchin
Executive Producer:
Paul Bullock

The Art of Gothic: Britain's Midnight Hour

Episode 3: Blood for Sale: Gothic Goes Global

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

The language of Gothic came to encapsulate the 20th century's horrors, from Marx's analysis of capitalism to Conrad's dark vision of imperialism. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Producer:
Paul Tickell
Director:
Paul Tickell
Assistant Producer:
Dan Goldschmied
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington

BBC Four

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