Programme Index

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The Secret Life of Books

Series 2

Episode 6: Swallows and Amazons

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

John Sergeant learns how Arthur Ransome came to perfect a new, more authentic kind of children's literature that featured real children doing real things in real places. Show more

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of experts at the Imperial War Museum, founded to tell the story of those whose lives have been shaped by war. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Lars Tharp
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Kate Adie
Panellist:
Spencer Jones
Executive Producer:
Aisling O'Connor
Executive Producer:
Andrew Fettis
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton
Director:
Peter Smith
Series Producer:
Tom Webber
Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 6: How Britain Won the Space Race: The Story of Bernard Lovell and Jodrell Bank

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

How Bernard Lovell's telescope was used by both the Americans and the Russians to track their competing spacecraft and put Britain at the forefront of radio astronomy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Maxine Peake
Producer:
Chloe Penman
Director:
Chloe Penman
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Detectorists

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Andy's been thinking about internet dating for Lance, who's still not over the departure of his ex-wife. Show more

Detectorists

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Andy spots something suspicious, and Sophie cracks on with her new friend at the library. The club is visited by the mayor. Show more

Detectorists

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Russell and Hugh embark on their mission to recover the mayor's chain of office from the car park in Barnfather Woods. Show more

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

Original Series

Episode 2: Water: The Shape Shifter

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Hammond investigates the role water plays in the weather. He tries to weigh a cloud, finds out how rain could crush a car and starts an avalanche. Show more

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of experts at the Imperial War Museum, founded to tell the story of those whose lives have been shaped by war. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Lars Tharp
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Kate Adie
Panellist:
Spencer Jones
Executive Producer:
Aisling O'Connor
Executive Producer:
Andrew Fettis
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton
Director:
Peter Smith
Series Producer:
Tom Webber
Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 6: How Britain Won the Space Race: The Story of Bernard Lovell and Jodrell Bank

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

How Bernard Lovell's telescope was used by both the Americans and the Russians to track their competing spacecraft and put Britain at the forefront of radio astronomy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Maxine Peake
Producer:
Chloe Penman
Director:
Chloe Penman
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

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