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Insect Worlds

Insect Worlds

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Insects are the most diverse group of animals in the world, what is the secret of their success? Steve takes us to the Swiss Alps, where a relationship exists between the ant, wasp and the butterfly. Show more

The Silk Road

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran. He begins in Persepolis, heart of the first Persian Empire, before heading to Istanbul and then coming full circle to Venice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Willis
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Assistant Producer:
Jon Morrice
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

The best of David Attenborough's early adventures as never seen before - in colour - and with it the story of how the pioneering television series Zoo Quest was made. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charles Lagus
Series Producer:
Miles Barton
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

In a never-before-attempted experiment at Bristol Zoo, Liz Bonnin and a team of experts stay up all night to track the diverse sleep patterns of animals from lions to meerkats. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Bryson Voirin
Director:
Nicholas Head
Executive Producer:
Owen Gay
Executive Producer:
Laura Marshall
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Tom McDonald
Participant:
John Partridge
Participant:
Russell Foster
Participant:
Nigel Franks
Participant:
Lynsey Bugg
Participant:
Ulf Schonfeld
Participant:
Jochen Reiter
Participant:
Jessie Croone
Participant:
Niels Rattenborg
Participant:
Peter Evans
Participant:
Vicky Jones
Participant:
Paul Cook
Participant:
Paul Strachan

The Dark Ages: An Age of Light

Episode 3: The Wonder of Islam

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Waldemar Januszczak examines the early artistic explorations of the first Muslims, the development of their mosques and their scientific achievements. Show more

The best of David Attenborough's early adventures as never seen before - in colour - and with it the story of how the pioneering television series Zoo Quest was made. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charles Lagus
Series Producer:
Miles Barton
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

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