Programme Index

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Jet! When Britain Ruled the Skies

Episode 1: Military Marvels

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series celebrating the British aviation industry. In the 50s and 60s, Britain led the world into the jet age with a new generation of fighters and bombers. Show more

Roots

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four

US mini-series. After 20 years in England, Chicken George makes his way back to America and reaches Tom Lea's farm, where he hopes to be reunited with his family. Show more

Contributors

Chicken George:
Regé-Jean Page
Matilda:
Erica Tazel
Alex Haley/Narrator:
Laurence Fishburne
Nancy Holt:
Anna Paquin
Jerusalem:
Mekhi Phifer
Frederick Murray:
Lane Garrison
Kunta Kinte:
Malachi Kirby
Miss Malizy:
Carol Sutton
Charlotte Murray:
Joy Jacobson
Ashford:
Sam Malone
Sir Eric Russell:
Adam Fergus
Executive Producer:
Will Packer
Executive Producer:
LeVar Burton
Executive Producer:
Korin Huggins
Executive Producer:
Marc Toberoff
Executive Producer:
Mark Wolper
Producer:
Ann Kindberg

Wild China

Episode 3: Tibet

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Series about the creatures that live in China's most beautiful landscapes. This episode looks at the remote Tibetan Plateau, home to chiru antelopes, wild yaks and bears. Show more

imagine...

Winter 2009

Episode 2: Dame Shirley Bassey - The Girl from Tiger Bay

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four

Alan Yentob gains an insight into the creative world of Dame Shirley Bassey, and takes a look back over her life and career, complete with archive of her greatest performances. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Dione Newton
Director:
Dione Newton
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob

Archaeology: A Secret History

Episode 3: The Power of the Past

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

A look at how attention turned from civilisation and kings to the search for the common man against a background of science and competing political ideologies. Show more

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Episode 3: A New Dawn

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

Alastair Sooke concludes the story of Egyptian art by looking at how, despite political decline, the final era of Egypt's empire saw its art enjoy revival and rebirth. Show more

Wild China

Episode 3: Tibet

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Series about the creatures that live in China's most beautiful landscapes. This episode looks at the remote Tibetan Plateau, home to chiru antelopes, wild yaks and bears. Show more

BBC Four

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