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Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 12 days

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

Ian Hislop investigates Britain's emotional history. He charts how and why the stiff upper lip emerged in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. 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

Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 12 days

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

BBC Four

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