Programme Index

Discover 10,333,862 listings and 247,561 playable programmes from the BBC

The Sky at Night

Guide to the Galaxy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

The team unveil the most detailed 3D map of the Milky Way ever, which reveals that there may be 50 per cent more stars in the galaxy than previously thought. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Michael Lachmann
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

A Timewatch Guide

Series 1

Episode 1: The Mary Rose

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan Snow charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and raised, and what the latest research has revealed about the ship and her crew. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Participant:
Alex Hildred
Participant:
Christopher Dobbs
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Associate Producer:
Susannah Zeff
Series Producer:
James Gray
Director:
James Gray
Production Company:
360 Production

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

Sam Willis on the history of weapons that have shaped Britain. He charts the impact of gunpowder on the battlefield, from the first cannons to early handheld weapons. Show more

Timeshift

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

James May: The Reassembler

Series 2

Episode 3: Mini Motorcycle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

James May puts objects back together again from a pile of their component parts. He reassembles a 1970s Honda Z50A Mini Trail Motorcycle from all its 303 parts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

Sam Willis on the history of weapons that have shaped Britain. He charts the impact of gunpowder on the battlefield, from the first cannons to early handheld weapons. Show more

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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