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Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 3: Empires of Gold

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. Henry Louis Gates travels to the shores of the Sahara Desert to see the transformation of north and west Africa. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Secrets of Bones

Episode 5: Food for Thought

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Ben Garrod uncovers the secrets of how vertebrates capture and devour their food using extreme jaws, bizarre teeth and specialised bony tools. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Garrod
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Producer:
Ingrid Kvale
Director:
Ingrid Kvale

Secrets of Bones

Episode 6: Sex

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Ben Garrod seeks out the big part that bones can play in reproduction. Through sexual selection, the skeleton has adapted to aid courtship, competition and even copulation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Garrod
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Director:
Aaron Paul

Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years. Show more

BBC Four

About BBC Four

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