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The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 2: The Pickle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe tells the story of HMS Pickle, a boat that beat her bigger rivals back to Britain to deliver the news of Nelson's victory at Trafalgar. Show more

A Timewatch Guide

Series 4

Explorers: Conquest and Calamity

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

How our attitude towards the age of exploration has changed, from marvelling at incredible tales of adventure to the consequences of conquest. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Max Jones
Participant:
Sujit Sivasundaram
Participant:
Benedict Allen
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Producer:
Chris Nikkel
Director:
Chris Nikkel
Production Company:
360 Production

Queers

Series 1

Episode 4: Missing Alice

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

Monologues charting the UK gay experience. Alice and her husband share a secret, but with the 1957 Wolfenden Report's publication it may not need be a secret anymore. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Producer:
Mark Gatiss
Director:
Mark Gatiss

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Ben Fogle ventures across the Antarctic to join the international effort to preserve Captain Scott's hut and its artefacts Scott's diaries. Includes readings from Scott's diaries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Voice of Captain Scott:
Kenneth Branagh
Voice of Tryggve Gran:
Matthew Gravelle
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Nigel Watson
Participant:
Richard Kossow
Participant:
Ranulph Fiennes
Participant:
Heather Lane
Participant:
Roland Huntford
Producer:
Tim Green
Director:
Tim Green
Production Manager:
Louise Binding

A Timewatch Guide

Series 4

Explorers: Conquest and Calamity

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

How our attitude towards the age of exploration has changed, from marvelling at incredible tales of adventure to the consequences of conquest. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Max Jones
Participant:
Sujit Sivasundaram
Participant:
Benedict Allen
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Producer:
Chris Nikkel
Director:
Chris Nikkel
Production Company:
360 Production

BBC Four

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