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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 weeks

Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canals were saved following years of postwar neglect, becoming places of tranquillity and popular for boating holidays. Show more

Hive Minds

Series 1

Episode 13: Pascallywags v Trivium

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show where players must find the answers in a hive of letters. Pascallywags play Trivium for the Hive Minds series trophy. 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

Alan Johnson MP tells the story of 500 years of the Royal Mail. As a former postman, Alan brings his unique personal perspective to this fascinating slice of social history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Johnson
Narrator:
Alan Johnson
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland
Producer:
Andrew Abbott
Director:
Andrew Abbott
Executive Producer:
Iain Scollay

Close to the Edge

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series following a Bournemouth-based group of friends aged over 65. Fledging businesswoman Babs plans a networking event, but her outspoken 'frenemy 'Chris threatens to derail it. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Electric Ray
Producer:
Chloe Sarfaty
Executive Producer:
Karl Warner
Executive Producer:
Meredith Chambers
Series Editor:
Sophie Leonard

Genres

Formats

Close to the Edge

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series following a Bournemouth-based group of friends aged over 65. Vanessa hosts a dinner party, but her past catches up with her. John takes Dee on a date she won't forget. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Electric Ray
Producer:
Chloe Sarfaty
Executive Producer:
Karl Warner
Executive Producer:
Meredith Chambers
Series Editor:
Sophie Leonard

Genres

Formats

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Summer 2011

Episode 1: The Man Who Forgot How to Read and Other Stories

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Alan Yentob meets clinical neurologist Dr Oliver Sacks. Through fascinating case studies, the film explores how humans see, not just with their eyes, but also with the mind. Show more

Michael Mosley uses the BBC archives to chart scientists' progress as they probed the mind of the murderer to try to understand why people kill, and whether it can help prevent it. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 weeks

Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canals were saved following years of postwar neglect, becoming places of tranquillity and popular for boating holidays. Show more

Hive Minds

Series 1

Episode 13: Pascallywags v Trivium

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Quiz show where players must find the answers in a hive of letters. Pascallywags play Trivium for the Hive Minds series trophy. 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

Alan Johnson MP tells the story of 500 years of the Royal Mail. As a former postman, Alan brings his unique personal perspective to this fascinating slice of social history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Johnson
Narrator:
Alan Johnson
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland
Producer:
Andrew Abbott
Director:
Andrew Abbott
Executive Producer:
Iain Scollay

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