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Ifor ap Glyn looks at what happens when our religious urges drive us underground, visiting a hermit's cave and a piece of religious theatre in a crypt of Ripon Cathedral. Show more

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 4: Battle for the Himalayas: The Fight to Film Everest

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

The story of how film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda by Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany and superpower America from the 1920s to the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Steve O'Hagan
Director:
Steve O'Hagan
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the future to try to discover how the universe will end - with a bang or a whimper? He reveals a universe far stranger than anyone imagined. Show more

Professor Simon Schaffer presents a documentary telling the story of automata, extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. Show more

How to Get Ahead

Episode 2: At Renaissance Court

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 24 days

Stephen Smith explores Renaissance Florence under the reign of Grand Duke Cosimo Medici, where some of the greatest painters, sculptors and craftsmen in world history served. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Smith
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington
Production Manager:
Nicholas Franklin

Professor Simon Schaffer presents a documentary telling the story of automata, extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the future to try to discover how the universe will end - with a bang or a whimper? He reveals a universe far stranger than anyone imagined. Show more

BBC Four

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