Programme Index

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The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 3: The Phoenix

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe sails the Phoenix, a square rigger which helped transform Britain into the richest, most powerful nation on earth in the 19th century. Show more

The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 4: The Reaper

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe sails the Reaper, the biggest sailing lugger ever to fish the seas and capable of pulling in ten tonnes of herring in a single haul. Show more

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests teams of experts at the Horniman Museum in London, which specialises in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Lars Tharp
Panellist:
Janina Ramirez
Panellist:
Benedict Allen
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

The story of the most elegant and powerful theory in science, Albert Einstein's general relativity. It takes us inside the head of Einstein to witness how his idea evolved. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Windfall Films
Executive Producer:
David Dugan
Assistant Producer:
Laura Voak

A Timewatch Guide

Series 1

Episode 2: Cleopatra

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Using the BBC film archives, Vanessa Collingridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed over the years, and how she has become lost amid myth, cliche and propaganda. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Jo Quinn
Participant:
Joyce Tyldesley
Participant:
Adrian Goldsworthy
Participant:
Mary Hamer
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Associate Producer:
Susannah Zeff
Series Producer:
James Gray
Director:
James Gray
Production Company:
360 Production

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Dan Snow presents a series on the Royal Navy's role in British history. Dan looks at the evolution of Nelson's navy and the national enterprise which supported it. Show more

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests teams of experts at the Horniman Museum in London, which specialises in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Lars Tharp
Panellist:
Janina Ramirez
Panellist:
Benedict Allen
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

The story of the most elegant and powerful theory in science, Albert Einstein's general relativity. It takes us inside the head of Einstein to witness how his idea evolved. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Windfall Films
Executive Producer:
David Dugan
Assistant Producer:
Laura Voak

BBC Four

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