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Timeshift

Series 16

Episode 3: Penny Blacks and Twopenny Blues: How Britain Got Stuck on Stamps

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Writer Andrew Martin charts the evolution of the British postage stamp and examines how these sticky little labels became a national obsession. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Martin
Series Producer:
William Naylor

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Winter 2017/18

Episode 2: Mel Brooks: Unwrapped

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

With the aid of the BBC archive, Alan Yentob and Mel Brooks embark on an unpredictable journey through the city of stars, meeting the legendary Carl Reiner along the way. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Mel Brooks
Producer:
Alan Yentob
Director:
Alan Yentob
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Classic spoof western. A dastardly plan to undermine the rule of law in a frontier town is challenged by its new black sheriff Bart and Jim the Waco Kid. Show more

Contributors

Jim the Waco Kid:
Gene Wilder
Lili Von Shtupp:
Madeline Kahn
Governor Lepetomane/Indian Chief:
Mel Brooks
Hedley Lamarr:
Harvey Korman
Rev Johnson:
Liam Dunn
Howard Johnson:
John Hillerman
Taggart:
Slim Pickens
Director:
Mel Brooks

Philly DA: Breaking the Law

Series 1

You're the Man Now

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

In 2017, Philadelphia's incoming district attorney Larry Krasner adopts a new approach to criminal justice in America's most incarcerated city. Show more

Philly DA: Breaking the Law

Series 1

Damaged Goods

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Krasner and his team begin a radical overhaul of the criminal justice system from within by poring over a cache of police misconduct archives. Show more

Timeshift

Series 16

Episode 3: Penny Blacks and Twopenny Blues: How Britain Got Stuck on Stamps

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Writer Andrew Martin charts the evolution of the British postage stamp and examines how these sticky little labels became a national obsession. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Martin
Series Producer:
William Naylor

BBC Four

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