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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Liz McIvor tells the story of the people who operated the canal boats, carrying fuel and goods around the country. Show more

Yes, Minister

Series 2

Episode 3: The Death List

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Political sitcom. The minister is shocked to discover that his department is responsible for supplying all of the government's electronic surveillance equipment.

Contributors

Jim Hacker MP:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Commander Forrest:
Graeme Garden
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Walter Fowler:
Ivor Roberts
Bodyguard:
Colin McCormack
Constable Ross:
Michael Keating
Bodyguard:
Jay Neill
Writer:
Antony Jay

To the Manor Born

Series 1

Episode 3: Going to Church

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Four

Class-based sitcom. Audrey takes DeVere to task for failing to turn up in church on Sunday, but then fails to practise what she preaches.

Contributors

Brabinger:
John Rudling
The Rector:
Gerald Sim
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Margery Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka:
Daphne Heard

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 23 days

Documentary series about the effect of medicine on life expectancy. How knowledge gained from the discovery of antibiotics and antiviral drugs underpins efforts to find treatments for new diseases. Show more

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 8: The Power of the Placebo

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Science series. Horizon explores why placebos work, despite containing no active ingredient, and explains how we could all benefit from their hidden power. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Dr Michael Mosley explores our earliest attempts to tackle infection and how scientists, chemists and doctors from Louis Pasteur to Howard Florey helped us win the battle. Show more

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 2: Andreas Vesalius

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Adam Rutherford tells the story of 16th-century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, who produced the first complete account of the human body and how to dissect it. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Liz McIvor tells the story of the people who operated the canal boats, carrying fuel and goods around the country. Show more

BBC Four

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