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The Brecon Beacons with Iolo Williams

Series 1

Episode 1: Winter

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Iolo Williams explores the magic of the Brecon Beacons over the seasons. In this edition, he braves a blizzard on the high peaks while the lowlands continue to be sunny. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Dan is in Stoneleigh to chart the cottage's transformation from humble medieval hovel to modern dream home, with the help of documents in the local abbey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

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

The Dark Ages: An Age of Light

Episode 4: The Men of the North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Waldemar Januszczak looks at the Vikings with their intricately-decorated long ships, and the Irish and Anglo-Saxons' manuscript illumination and jewellery. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Historian Saul David explores how wars are really fought - in the backroom of military planning. He shows how generals have met the challenge of moving armies.

The Brecon Beacons with Iolo Williams

Series 1

Episode 1: Winter

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Iolo Williams explores the magic of the Brecon Beacons over the seasons. In this edition, he braves a blizzard on the high peaks while the lowlands continue to be sunny. Show more

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

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