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Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

Episode 4: Building for Eternity

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Dan Cruickshank explores stories from ancient Egypt. He discovers the techniques that the Egyptians used to make their pyramids, temples and mummies eternal. Show more

Emma

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Adaptation of the Jane Austen classic. Emma teases Mr Knightley about Jane but he remains tight-lipped. Meanwhile, Frank and Emma plan a ball. Is she in love with him? Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Mr Knightley:
Jonny Lee Miller
Mr Woodhouse:
Michael Gambon
Miss Bates:
Tamsin Greig
Anne Weston:
Jodhi May
Frank Churchill:
Rupert Evans
Augusta Elton:
Christina Cole
Jane Fairfax:
Laura Pyper
Harriet Smith:
Louise Dylan
Mr Elton:
Blake Ritson
Mr Weston:
Robert Bathurst
John Knightley:
Dan Fredenburgh
Producer:
George Ormond

Series

Emma

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatised biography of the young Jane Austen, chronicling her romance with a young Irishman and how the experience came to have an influence on her writing. Anne Hathaway stars. Show more

Contributors

Jane Austen:
Anne Hathaway
Tom Lefroy:
James McAvoy
Mrs Austen:
Julie Walters
Reverend Austen:
James Cromwell
Lady Gresham:
Maggie Smith
Cassandra Austen:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Eliza De Feuillide:
Lucy Cohu
Mr Wisley:
Laurence Fox
Judge Langlois:
Ian Richardson
Henry Austen:
Joe Anderson
John Warren:
Leo Bill
Lucy Lefroy:
Jessica Ashworth
Mrs Lefroy:
Eleanor Methven
Mrs Radcliffe:
Helen McCrory
Writer:
Kevin Hood
Producer:
Douglas Rae

Treasures of Ancient Rome

Episode 2: Pomp and Perversion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

A look at the artistic legacy of Rome's mad, bad and dangerous emperors, including Claudius's pleasure palace and the cave where Tiberius held wild parties. Show more

Art, Passion & Power: The Story of the Royal Collection

Series 1

Episode 3: Palaces and Pleasuredomes

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the spectacular, extravagant collecting of George IV and the shared artistic passions of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

How collecting reached its maturity in the 19th century when the booming economy encouraged philanthropic industrialists to spend their fortunes on art. Show more

Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

Episode 4: Building for Eternity

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Dan Cruickshank explores stories from ancient Egypt. He discovers the techniques that the Egyptians used to make their pyramids, temples and mummies eternal. Show more

Treasures of Ancient Rome

Episode 2: Pomp and Perversion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

A look at the artistic legacy of Rome's mad, bad and dangerous emperors, including Claudius's pleasure palace and the cave where Tiberius held wild parties. Show more

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