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Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 4: The People's Liners - Britain's Lost Pleasure Fleets

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

A voyage in the company of passengers and crew of the vintage steamers which were a common sight on the rivers and coastal waters around Britain from the 1820s until the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Robin Toyne
Director:
Robin Toyne
Series Producer:
William Naylor

Historian Peter Barton and a team of archaeologists examine a labyrinth beneath the Somme battlefield constructed largely by British troops to undermine the nearby German lines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Barton
Director:
Mike Fox
Camera Operator:
Mike Fox
Producer:
Peter Barton
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

on BBC Four

Swedish thriller. A cop is asked to return to his home town to solve a brutal murder. Although hesitant he accepts, but finding an answer to the murder proves a complex task. Show more

Contributors

Erik Backstrom:
Rolf Lassgard
Karin Johansson:
Annika Nordin
Johanna Lager:
Lo Kauppi
Jari Lipponen:
Eero Milonoff
Elin Ledin:
Ellenor Lindgren
Erik's boss:
Yngve Dahlberg
Esa Lipponen:
Juho Milonoff
Irina Lipponen:
Elina Knihtila
Technician 1:
Michael Odhag

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

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 4: When the Circus Comes to Town

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Film which uses the University of Sheffield's National Fairground Archive to explore the history of the circus, from Billy Smart to Gerry Cottle and Archaos to Cirque du Soleil. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Producer:
Rebecca Whyte
Director:
Rebecca Whyte
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell

Britain on Film

Series 2

Episode 5: Road, Rail and Runways

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Charting the upheavals in the UK's transport systems at a time when the popularity of air travel soared, rail networks were dismantled and the car was king. Show more

BBC Four

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