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Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 3 - Reversions

Episode 2: Tula to St Petersburg - Part 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo travels through Russia, visiting the onion domes and icons of Tula and Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, before exploring St Petersburg. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge, as surveyor William Smith created the first geological map of England and Wales. Show more

Hive Minds

Series 1

Episode 9: Lutrophiles v Araucarians

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show where players must find the answers in a hive of letters. Lutrophiles play Araucarians for a last chance to secure a place in the semi-finals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd
Production Company:
Saltbeef TV Productions Ltd
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Salsby
Producer:
Jeremy Salsby

Hidden Killers

The Tudor Home

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to Tudor times, when the newly emergent middle classes had money for luxuries and early consumer goods, many of which contained hidden dangers. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd
Executive Producer:
Jobim Sampson
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Actor Dominic West joins his childhood friend Sir James Mallinson on a pilgrimage to northern India and the biggest religious festival in the world, Kumbh Mela. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Dominic West
Participant:
James Mallinson
Executive Producer:
Rupert Smith-Bingham
Executive Producer:
Cambridge Jones

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 4: Battle for the Himalayas: The Fight to Film Everest

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

The story of how film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda by Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany and superpower America from the 1920s to the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Steve O'Hagan
Director:
Steve O'Hagan
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge, as surveyor William Smith created the first geological map of England and Wales. Show more

Hive Minds

Series 1

Episode 9: Lutrophiles v Araucarians

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show where players must find the answers in a hive of letters. Lutrophiles play Araucarians for a last chance to secure a place in the semi-finals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd
Production Company:
Saltbeef TV Productions Ltd
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Salsby
Producer:
Jeremy Salsby

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 4: Battle for the Himalayas: The Fight to Film Everest

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

The story of how film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda by Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany and superpower America from the 1920s to the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Steve O'Hagan
Director:
Steve O'Hagan
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

BBC Four

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