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Handmade in Japan

Series 1

Episode 1: Samurai Sword

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Series looking at traditional Japanese crafts. On Kyushu, a family of Samurai sword makers continue a tradition their ancestors began 230 years ago. Show more

Handmade in Japan

Series 1

Episode 2: Kimono

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Series celebrating traditional Japanese crafts. On Amami Oshima in the southern oceans, we follow the elaborate handmade production of a traditional Japanese kimono. Show more

Handmade in Japan

Series 1

Episode 3: Mingei Pottery

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Series celebrating Japanese crafts. The Hamadas are a famous family of potters, and we see Tomoo at work, shaping his pots and firing them in a wood-fuelled kiln. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Katie Derham introduces the 2017 open-air concert from the magnificent gardens of the Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

A look at three key numbers that clarify the important questions on climate change, giving a unique perspective on what we know about the past, present and future of our climate. Show more

Danny Leigh explores the elemental drama of the boxing movie, asking why film-makers from Stanley Kubrick to Martin Scorsese have returned time and again to tales of the ring. Show more

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