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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series which follows broadcaster Martha Kearney through her beekeeping year. Things get off to a bad start when unseasonal snow in spring threatens to kill her bee colonies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Series Producer:
Tom Sheahan
Executive Producer:
Chris Shaw
Executive Producer:
Emma Read
Executive Producer:
Clare Paterson
Production Manager:
Emma Wood
Sound Recordist:
Tom Curry
Sound Recordist:
Joao Do Valle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series following broadcaster Martha Kearney through her beekeeping year. As spring arrives, Martha witnesses the growth of the colony and watches as bee larvae hatch out. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Series Producer:
Tom Sheahan
Executive Producer:
Chris Shaw
Executive Producer:
Emma Read
Executive Producer:
Clare Paterson
Production Manager:
Emma Wood
Sound Recordist:
Tom Curry

The Secret Life of Books

Series 2

Episode 1: The Faerie Queene

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Dr Janina Ramirez unravels Edmund Spenser's Elizabethan epic The Faerie Queene to reveal how this fantasy world was written during Tudor occupation of Ireland. Show more

Close to the Edge

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series following a Bournemouth-based group of friends aged over 65. Babs's dislike of Vanessa leads to her meeting the UKIP candidate for Bournemouth to complain. Show more

Contributors

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

Genres

Formats

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 7: The Joy of (Train) Sets

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The Model Railway Story: Documentary which explores how the British have been in love with model railways for over a century, with unique archive and contributions from modellers. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Pete Waterman

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

The true story of twin sisters from China, found as babies in a box in 2003 and adopted by two separate sets of parents - one from California, the other from a Norwegian village. Show more

The Secret Life of Books

Series 2

Episode 1: The Faerie Queene

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Dr Janina Ramirez unravels Edmund Spenser's Elizabethan epic The Faerie Queene to reveal how this fantasy world was written during Tudor occupation of Ireland. Show more

Writer and critic AN Wilson revisits the life and work of poet Philip Larkin. Featuring readings by Larkin himself, including The Whitsun Weddings, Arundel Tomb and Aubade. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
AN Wilson
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
Alastair Laurence
Production Coordinator:
Emily Casstles

BBC Four

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