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Marine biologist Monty Halls travels to Cadgwith on the south coast of Cornwall to live and work as a fisherman, to find out what's involved in getting seafood onto our plates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Halls
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Series Producer:
James Smith
Director:
James Smith

Power to the People

Episode 1: Keeping the Lights On

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series going behind the scenes at energy company SSE. This episode looks at one of Britain's biggest - and oldest - power stations, Ferrybridge C in Yorkshire. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ally Roberts
Director:
Richard Alwyn
Executive Producer:
Alistair Pegg
Executive Producer:
Gabe Solomon
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Jim Al-Khalili tells how the first 'natural philosophers' began to unlock electricity's mysteries, studying its curious link to life and building instruments to create it. Show more

Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession

Episode 3: Mapping the World

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Professor Jerry Brotton uncovers how maps are snapshots of a moment in history and offer visions of distant lands, tempting explorers to plunder and conquer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jerry Brotton
Series Producer:
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

The story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Revealing archive provides a unique insight into their lives. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Producer:
Suzy Boyles
Participant:
Patricia Fara
Participant:
Roger Penrose
Participant:
Martin Rees
Participant:
Craig MacKay

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 2: Tiger Island

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Wildlife documentary. Jungle tigers are turning into man-eaters in the exotic island of Sumatra. Now a maverick millionaire is catching the killers and releasing them on his land. Show more

The Secret Life of Elephants

Episode 2: The Secret Life of Elephants

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary revealing the emotional and dramatic lives of elephants. Baby elephant Breeze is growing up fast, but as the dry season approaches she must face her biggest test yet. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sarah Parish
Participant:
David Dabellen
Participant:
Lucy King
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Nigel Pope

Power to the People

Episode 1: Keeping the Lights On

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series going behind the scenes at energy company SSE. This episode looks at one of Britain's biggest - and oldest - power stations, Ferrybridge C in Yorkshire. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ally Roberts
Director:
Richard Alwyn
Executive Producer:
Alistair Pegg
Executive Producer:
Gabe Solomon
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

BBC Four

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