Programme Index

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The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 6: Pioneer Plaque

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Marcus du Sautoy explores the story behind the Pioneer Plaque, a diagram on board a space probe which would reveal facts about the Earth to extraterrestrial life. Show more

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatisation of Jane Austen's classic story. Darcy is pleased to introduce Elizabeth to his sister, Georgiana, and to welcome her, and her aunt and uncle, to Pemberley. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth Bennet:
Jennifer Ehle
Mr Darcy:
Colin Firth
Jane Bennet:
Susannah Harker
Lydia Bennet:
Julia Sawalha
Mrs. Bennet:
Alison Steadman
Mr. Bennet:
Benjamin Whitrow
Kitty Bennet:
Polly Maberly
Mary Bennet:
Lucy Briers
Miss Bingley:
Anna Chancellor
Mrs Hurst:
Lucy Robinson
Director:
Simon Langton

Earth from Space

Series 1

Changing Planet

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Four

Cameras in space show that Earth is changing rapidly. Cities sprawl while forests and glaciers shrink. But in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape to save chimpanzees. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jo Shinner
Series Producer:
Chloe Sarosh
Producer:
Barny Revill

The story of the most elegant and powerful theory in science, Albert Einstein's general relativity. It takes us inside the head of Einstein to witness how his idea evolved. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Windfall Films
Executive Producer:
David Dugan
Assistant Producer:
Laura Voak

The Art of Gothic: Britain's Midnight Hour

Episode 3: Blood for Sale: Gothic Goes Global

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

The language of Gothic came to encapsulate the 20th century's horrors, from Marx's analysis of capitalism to Conrad's dark vision of imperialism. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Producer:
Paul Tickell
Director:
Paul Tickell
Assistant Producer:
Dan Goldschmied
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington

Fabric of Britain

Episode 1: Knitting's Golden Age

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

The story of how knitting rose from basic craft to the height of popular fashion in the 20th century, and sustained Britain through the hardships of war. Show more

Earth from Space

Series 1

Changing Planet

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Four

Cameras in space show that Earth is changing rapidly. Cities sprawl while forests and glaciers shrink. But in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape to save chimpanzees. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jo Shinner
Series Producer:
Chloe Sarosh
Producer:
Barny Revill

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