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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 days

Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe shows what we can learn from the ways in which animals adapt to changes in the world around them. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 15 days

Dallas Campbell looks back through the Horizon archives to find out what science can tell us about man's best friend and whether new thinking should change the way we treat them. Show more

Dog Tales and Cat Tales

Series 1

Dog Tales: The Making of Man's Best Friend

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 22 days

The latest archaeology and genetics answer the biggest questions about dogs. Where did they come from? How can they all look so different? Why do they make such perfect companions? Show more

Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life

Series 1

Forests of the Maya

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

The temples of the Maya tower over the forests of the Yucatan. The watery underworld is still being explored and holds the key to how animals and people survive the dry season. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

In the deserts of northern Mexico life, prairie dogs, pygmy owls and rare aplomado falcons, have found clever ways to survive against the odds. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 days

Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe shows what we can learn from the ways in which animals adapt to changes in the world around them. Show more

Blackadder

Blackadder Goes Forth

Episode 1: Plan A - Captain Cook

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 12 months

Classic comedy series set during the First World War. Blackadder volunteers for the post of official war artist. Show more

Contributors

Captain Blackadder:
Rowan Atkinson
Private Baldrick:
Tony Robinson
Lieutenant George:
Hugh Laurie
General Melchett:
Stephen Fry
Captain Darling:
Tim McInnerny
Director:
Richard Boden

Blackadder

Blackadder Goes Forth

Episode 2: Plan B - Corporal Punishment

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 12 months

Classic sitcom set during the First World War. When orders for Operation Insanity arrive, Blackadder breaches regulations by eating the messenger. Show more

Contributors

Captain Blackadder:
Rowan Atkinson
Private Baldrick:
Tony Robinson
General Melchett:
Stephen Fry
Lieutenant George:
Hugh Laurie
Captain Darling:
Tim McInnerny
Corporal Perkins:
Jeremy Hardy
Corporal Jones:
Stephen Frost
Private Fraser:
Lee Cornes
Private Robinson:
Paul Mark Elliott
Private Tipplewick:
Jeremy Gittins
Director:
Richard Boden

Dog Tales and Cat Tales

Series 1

Dog Tales: The Making of Man's Best Friend

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 22 days

The latest archaeology and genetics answer the biggest questions about dogs. Where did they come from? How can they all look so different? Why do they make such perfect companions? Show more

BBC Four

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