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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Two-part documentary revealing life on Fair Isle, Britain's most remote inhabited island. Have the island's newest inhabitants survived their first winter and decided to stay on? Show more


Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama series remake about an African slave sold in America and of his descendants. Kunta Kinte is kidnapped, sold to English slave traders and brought to Maryland in the US. Show more


Kunta Kinte:
Malachi Kirby
Alex Haley/Narrator:
Laurence Fishburne
Silla Ba Dibba:
Derek Luke
Chris Obi
John Waller:
James Purefoy
Elizabeth Waller:
Katie McGuinness
Tony Curran
Dr William Waller:
Matthew Goode
LeVar Burton
Phillip Noyce
Executive Producer:
Barry Jossen
Executive Producer:
Lawrence Konner
Executive Producer:
Will Packer
Executive Producer:
Mark Rosenthal
Executive Producer:
Marc Toberoff
Executive Producer:
Mark M Wolper
Ann Kindberg
Cheryl Eatock

Bettany Hughes travels to China on the trail of Confucius, a great sage of Chinese history whose ideas have fundamentally shaped the country of his birth for around 2,500 years. Show more

Treasures of the Indus

Episode 3: Of Gods and Men

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

In a journey across India's Tamil Nadu state, Sona Datta traces the development of the Hindu religion from its origins as an amalgamation of local faith traditions. Show more


Sona Datta
Series Producer:
Hugh Thomson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Dr J Rajendaran
Richard Blurton
Dr Deviprasad
Dr R Nagaswamy
L Murugasankari
K Suresh Kumar
Karan Vir Arora
PC Deshmukh

Planet Earth II

Episode 2: Mountains

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

The wildlife documentary series with David Attenborough continues with a unique and intimate glimpse into the secretive lives of mountain-dwelling animals. Show more

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