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Series 15

Episode 1: The Trains That Time Forgot: Britain's Lost Railway Journeys

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Andrew Martin takes three railway journeys following the routes of three of the most famous named trains - the Flying Scotsman, the Cornish Riviera Express and the Brighton Belle. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Four

At the Gdansk shipyards, an uprising in the early 1980s is bolstered by the appearance of Lech Walesa, an electrician now gaining a reputation as an inspirational speaker. Show more


Lech Wałesa:
Robert Wieckiewicz
Danuta Wałesa:
Agnieszka Grochowska
Oriana Fallaci:
Maria Omaggio
Pracownica stoczni:
Ewa Kolasinska
Klemens Gniech, dyrektor stoczni:
Miroslaw Baka
Sekretarz POP:
Michal Czernecki
Remigiusz Jankowski
Andrzej Wajda

A Very British Renaissance

Episode 2: The Elizabethan Code

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series. Dr James Fox examines the Elizabethans' love of codes and complexity, and the cultural revolution sparked by an age of exploration. Show more


James Fox
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Helen Nixon
Helen Nixon
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett

Britain on Film

Series 2

Episode 7: The Home Front

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series on 1960s British life continues by looking at how we tackled housing shortages, rebuilt cities and met the expectations of an increasingly affluent nation. Show more

BBC Four

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