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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe reveals why breathing is so important to becoming still and being in the moment. Show more

Africa with Ade Adepitan

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

The last leg of Ade Adepitan’s tour sees him travelling from the beaches of Mozambique, through South Africa. At Paradise Island, Ade finds an abandoned hotel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ade Adepitan
Series Producer:
Olly Bootle
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Director:
Olly Bootle

David Olusoga explores the incredible journey of the African novel – how a fearless collection of writers created books that were to define the image of Africa in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Interviewed Guest:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Interviewed Guest:
Aminatta Forna
Interviewed Guest:
Bernardine Evaristo
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Kwasi Kwarteng
Interviewed Guest:
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Director:
John Mullen
Director:
Grainne Lyons
Production Company:
Uplands Television

Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life

Series 1

Mountain Worlds

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary revealing Mexico's astonishing wildlife, landscape and culture. Mexico is a vast country, dominated by a great chain of mountains, the Sierra Madre. Show more

Art on the BBC

Series 1

Michelangelo: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Michelangelo is a controversial giant of the Renaissance. Art historian Sona Datta explores six decades of BBC archive to discover how TV has influenced our understanding of him. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Interviewed Guest:
Dorigen Caldwell
Interviewed Guest:
Rosa Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Primo
Production Manager:
Judy Wilson
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Executive Producer:
Ed Stobart
Director:
David Starkey

Jigs and Wigs: The Extreme World of Irish Dancing

Series 2

Episode 5: Angela's Athletes

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Following Tyrone native and Irish dance fitness coach Angela Mohan putting her group of athletes through the drill in the lead-up to the world championships. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe reveals why breathing is so important to becoming still and being in the moment. Show more

David Olusoga explores the incredible journey of the African novel – how a fearless collection of writers created books that were to define the image of Africa in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Interviewed Guest:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Interviewed Guest:
Aminatta Forna
Interviewed Guest:
Bernardine Evaristo
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Kwasi Kwarteng
Interviewed Guest:
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Director:
John Mullen
Director:
Grainne Lyons
Production Company:
Uplands Television

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