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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 9 months

Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canals were saved following years of postwar neglect, becoming places of tranquillity and popular for boating holidays. Show more

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 3: Defence of the Realm

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sam Willis looks at how castles survived into the Tudor era. But these strategic seats of power had to become palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I. Show more

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 3: The End of the Affair

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series about Britain's motorways. This final episode explores how people questioned the promises made by the motorways and began to protest. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein explore the golden age of variety theatre, from the start of the 20th century to the outbreak of the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Production Company:
Liberty Bell Productions
Executive Producer:
Jamie Isaacs
Executive Producer:
Claire Whalley
Director:
Jeff Morgan
Musician:
Paul Smith
Participant:
Vicky Butterfly
Participant:
Jimmy McWilliams
Participant:
Andy Eastwood
Participant:
Jonathan Lipman
Participant:
Jan Hunt
Participant:
Oliver Double
Participant:
Jackie Bratton
Participant:
Harry Brunjes
Participant:
Lenna Cumberbatch
Participant:
David Bret
Participant:
Kate Guthrie
Hairdresser:
Christine Vidler

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 3: Defence of the Realm

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sam Willis looks at how castles survived into the Tudor era. But these strategic seats of power had to become palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I. Show more

BBC Four

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