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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

How much wildlife is on British beaches? Dan Snow and the team investigate live. Plus the royal origin of beach huts and how a mollusc helps racehorses. Show more

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Series 1

Episode 1: The Rom-Com

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Film critic Mark Kermode examines the techniques and conventions behind some classic genres, beginning with romantic comedies. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Romantic caper about a man with a new wife who encounters much confusion when his previous wife - presumed dead after a plane crash five years earlier - reappears. Show more

Contributors

Ellen Wagstaff Arden:
Doris Day
Nicholas Arden:
James Garner
Bianca Steele Arden:
Polly Bergen
Grace Arden:
Thelma Ritter
Mr Codd, Hotel manager:
Fred Clark
Shoe Clerk:
Don Knotts
Dr Herman Schlick:
Elliott Reid
Judge Bryson:
Edgar Buchanan
Clyde Prokey:
John Astin
District Attorney:
Pat Harrington Jr
Hotel Desk Clerk:
Max Showalter
Room Service Waiter:
Alvy Moore
Jenny Arden:
Pami Lee
Didi Arden:
Leslie Farrell
Stephen 'Adam' Burkett:
Chuck Connors
Writer:
Hal Kanter
Writer:
Jack Sher
Composer:
Lionel Newman
Director of photography:
Daniel L Fapp

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

The story of how Vienna, triumphant after the Ottoman threat receded at the end of the 17th century, was transformed from a fortress into a great cultural capital. Show more

A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley

Episode 1: The New Taste for Blood

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley investigates our curious relationship with killing, exploring notorious real-life crimes from the first half of the 19th century. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 days

Dr James Fox looks at how, during the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. Show more

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Series 1

Episode 1: The Rom-Com

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Film critic Mark Kermode examines the techniques and conventions behind some classic genres, beginning with romantic comedies. Show more

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