Programme Index

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University Challenge

Christmas 2017

Episode 9: Semi-Final 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

A festive edition of the quiz, featuring distinguished university alumni. It is the second of the semi-finals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Secret Life of Farm Animals

Series 1

Episode 3: Pigs

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Series about farm animals. It is harvest season and the focus is on pigs. We look at pigs' ability to deceive and test how intelligent they are with some puzzles. Show more

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Mark Kermode's Christmas Cinema Secrets

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 days

Mark Kermode unwraps a glittering selection of Christmas cinematic treats, from much-loved classics to hidden gems, from Hollywood blockbusters to international films. Show more

Disclosure

Series 1

Episode 5: The Lockerbie Legacy

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Investigative series. Rare archive and untold personal testimony combine to reveal how the residents of Lockerbie have been forever changed since the downing of Pan Am flight 103. Show more

Contributors

Assistant Producer:
Mona McAlinden

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Mark Kermode's Christmas Cinema Secrets

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 days

Mark Kermode unwraps a glittering selection of Christmas cinematic treats, from much-loved classics to hidden gems, from Hollywood blockbusters to international films. Show more

Handmade in Japan

Series 1

Episode 1: Samurai Sword

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 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

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

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