Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 23: Oban to Corrour

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo discovers how trains spread the word about Oban whisky, hears about the struggle to build a railway across Rannoch Moor and visits Corrour. Show more

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 3: Bullseyes and Beer: When Darts Hit Britain

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

How a traditional working-class pub game became a national obsession during the 1970s and 80s, and how television played a key role in elevating its players into household names. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Matt Thomas
Director:
Matt Thomas
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Eric Bristow
Participant:
Bobby George
Participant:
John Lowe
Participant:
Phil Taylor

Documentary charting the life of snooker legend Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins. Contributors include Jimmy White, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Dennis Taylor and Barry Hearn. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
James Nesbitt
Producer:
Jason Bernard
Director:
Jason Bernard
Participant:
Jimmy White
Participant:
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Participant:
Dennis Taylor
Participant:
Barry Hearn
Participant:
Steve Davis
Participant:
Ray Reardon

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 2: Kingdom of Conquest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Sam Willis tells the story of the English ruler who left the most indelible mark on the castle, Edward I, as he turned it into an instrument of colonisation. Show more

Puppy Love

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy set around a dog training class. Nana V's brother arrives to do some potholing work, and with her marriage on the rocks Naomi finds herself unexpectedly drawn to him. Show more

Contributors

Fatdraic Feeny:
Phil Cornwell
Jasmine:
Selina Borji
Danielle Beggs:
Polly Kemp
Sarah Pursglove:
Angeline Gore
Dog Handler:
Malcolm Nutbrown
Director:
Sue Tully
Producer:
Jo Willett

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 3: Bullseyes and Beer: When Darts Hit Britain

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

How a traditional working-class pub game became a national obsession during the 1970s and 80s, and how television played a key role in elevating its players into household names. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Matt Thomas
Director:
Matt Thomas
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Eric Bristow
Participant:
Bobby George
Participant:
John Lowe
Participant:
Phil Taylor

BBC Four

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