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Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 2: Elemental Beauty

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He travels from Loch Maree into Assynt and on to the northernmost part of mainland Scotland. Show more

Nature's Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution

Episode 3: Madeira: Island Ark

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Richard Fortey travels to Madeira to examine what happens to a volcanic island as it nears the end of its life cycle and starts sinking back into the sea. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Fortey
Production Company:
Lion Television
Series Producer:
Shaun Trevisick
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Production Manager:
Emma Falkus
Production Coordinator:
Katie King
Participant:
Umberto Silva
Participant:
Jose Jesus
Participant:
Jao Canning Claud
Participant:
Manuel Biscoito

How Earth Made Us

Episode 2: Water

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how the planet has shaped human history. He investigates how water has influenced the rise and fall of civilizations. Show more

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 1: A New Civilisation

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages. He examines the demise of civilisation in Britain after the Romans left. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert

Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

Episode 2: The Middle Ages

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

A look at the clash between luxury and Christianity in medieval Europe and how the Black Death paradoxically liberated it from the church. Show more

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

Episode 2: A World Turned Upside Down

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Dr Sam Willis takes the story of shipwrecks into the Georgian age when Britain began to rule the waves and disasters at sea imperilled its trading power. Show more

BBC Four

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