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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

Pappano's Classical Voices

Episode 1: Soprano

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Antonio Pappano explores the great roles and the greatest singers of the last 100 years through the prism of the main classical voice types. He begins with the soprano. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonio Pappano
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Series Producer:
David Jeffcock
Producer:
Dominic Best
Director:
Dominic Best
Participant:
Richard Bonynge
Participant:
Diana Damrau
Participant:
Barbara Hannigan
Participant:
Anna Netrebko
Participant:
Curtis Offiah
Participant:
Carolyn Sampson
Participant:
Anna Siminska
Participant:
John Tooley
Participant:
Willard White

Arena

Nicolas Roeg - It's About Time

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

on BBC Four

Profile of Nicolas Roeg, examining his personal vision of cinema as evidenced in his films, including Don't Look Now, Performance, Walkabout and The Man Who Fell to Earth. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Editor:
Alex Jones
Camera Operator:
Alex Jones
Narrator:
Dilly Barlow
Participant:
Donald Sutherland
Participant:
Julie Christie
Participant:
Jenny Agutter
Participant:
Luc Roeg
Participant:
Ben Wheatley
Participant:
Danny Boyle
Participant:
Mike Figgis
Participant:
Bernard Rose
Participant:
Theresa Russell
Participant:
Allan Scott
Participant:
Jeremy Thomas
Participant:
Tony Lawson

Brand

Arena

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Four

A teenage girl and her little brother are stranded in the Australian outback when their father kills himself, but an adolescent Aborigine arrives and offers help. Show more

Contributors

Brother:
Lucien John
Aborigine:
David Gulpilil
No Hoper:
Peter Carver
Australian Scientist:
Barry Donnelly
German Scientist:
Noeline Brown
Italian Scientist:
Carlo Manchini
Director:
Nicolas Roeg
Producer:
Si Litvinoff
Producer:
Si Litvinoff

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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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