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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 13: Dufftown to Aviemore

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo learns how Victorian whisky trains were raided by robbers and travels along one of Scotland's most impressive viaducts. Show more

Mark Miodownik looks at how materials have enabled us to indulge our curiosity about the world around us, revealing why the everyday and even the mundane is anything but. 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

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 6: When Wrestling was Golden: Grapples, Grunts and Grannies

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Timeshift looks back to a time when British professional wrestling attracted huge TV audiences and made household names of the likes of Mick McManus, Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Linda Sands
Director:
Linda Sands
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Victoria looks at the earliest bohemian artists in post-revolutionary Paris and explores how its subculture took root in Britain through the eccentricities of the Pre-Raphaelites. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Helena Braun
Director:
Helena Braun
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Lewis Henderson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Virginia Nicholson
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
Tom Hodgkinson
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
Pascal Monfort
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Alison Smith

Art of Germany

Episode 1: A Divided Land

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Andrew Graham-Dixon begins his exploration of German art by looking at the rich and often neglected art of the German middle ages and Renaissance. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Karen McGann
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 8: The Power of the Placebo

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Science series. Horizon explores why placebos work, despite containing no active ingredient, and explains how we could all benefit from their hidden power. Show more

BBC Four

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