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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo examines the role of the railways in World War I. He begins his journey in the French city of Metz on European tracks built with war in mind. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
John Comerford
Series Producer:
Alison Kreps

Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of 19th-century artist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha examines the movement of power bases from Newgrange to the sumptuous Castletown House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin
Series Producer:
Andrea McCartney

The Quizeum

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of expert panellists at Queen's House at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Show more

Treasures of Ancient Greece

Episode 1: The Age of Heroes

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 9 months

Series in which Alastair Sooke explores Greek art. He begins his journey in Crete at the palace of Knossos, and travels to Santorini to the 'Greek Pompeii'. Show more

Secret Knowledge

The Body Beautiful - Ancient Greeks, Good Looks and Glamour

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Natalie Haynes takes a journey into ancient beauty and modern glamour, examining how our obsession with the body beautiful goes back to an era of stunning artistic achievement. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Natalie Haynes
Producer:
Liam McArdle
Director:
Liam McArdle
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Timeshift

Series 13

Episode 1: Full Throttle: The Glory Days of British Motorbikes

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary which explores the British love of fast, daring and sometimes reckless motorbike riding during a period when home-grown machines were the envy of the world. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hannah
Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
William Naylor

The Quizeum

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of expert panellists at Queen's House at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Show more

Secret Knowledge

The Body Beautiful - Ancient Greeks, Good Looks and Glamour

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Natalie Haynes takes a journey into ancient beauty and modern glamour, examining how our obsession with the body beautiful goes back to an era of stunning artistic achievement. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Natalie Haynes
Producer:
Liam McArdle
Director:
Liam McArdle
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Treasures of Ancient Greece

Episode 1: The Age of Heroes

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 9 months

Series in which Alastair Sooke explores Greek art. He begins his journey in Crete at the palace of Knossos, and travels to Santorini to the 'Greek Pompeii'. Show more

BBC Four

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