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Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 1: Instruments of Invasion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sam Willis shows how the castle arrived as an instrument of invasion with the Normans but became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the Crown. Show more

Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 4: A Close Shave

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for over a year

Michael Palin and his film crew continue their journey, moving through India to Madras before heading off to Singapore. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Director:
Roger Mills
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Film Editor:
David Thomas
Camera Operator:
Nigel Meakin

Hidden Assets

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 8 months

While her team follow the money trail in Ireland, Emer and Christian discover the real identity of the bombers. Show more

Contributors

Emer Berry:
Angeline Ball
Bibi Melnick:
Simone Kirby
Christian De Jong:
Wouter Hendrickx
James Melnick:
Charlie Carrick
Norah Dillon:
Cathy Belton
Sean Prendergast:
Aaron Monaghan
Vincent Thys:
Gilles De Schryver
Richard Melnick:
Michael Ironside
Fionn Brannigan:
Peter Coonan
Siobhan Brannigan:
Sophie Jo Wasson
Josh Ola:
Kwaku Fortune
Erik Maes:
Steve Geerts

Hidden Assets

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 8 months

Emer and Christian face a desperate race against time to stop the final bombing and uncover who was really behind the terrorist campaign. In English and Flemish with English subtitles.

Contributors

Emer Berry:
Angeline Ball
Bibi Melnick:
Simone Kirby
Christian De Jong:
Wouter Hendrickx
James Melnick:
Charlie Carrick
Norah Dillon:
Cathy Belton
Sean Prendergast:
Aaron Monaghan
Vincent Thys:
Gilles De Schryver
Richard Melnick:
Michael Ironside
Fionn Brannigan:
Peter Coonan
Siobhan Brannigan:
Sophie Jo Wasson
Josh Ola:
Kwaku Fortune
Erik Maes:
Steve Geerts

Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 5: The Atlantic Age

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. This episode looks at the tremendous changes that took place across the continent between the 15th and 18th centuries. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Karen McGann
Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 6: Clash of Civilisations

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. The final episode reviews the 19th century, when a fierce competition for resources and trade led to conflicts. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Karen McGann
Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 4: A Close Shave

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for over a year

Michael Palin and his film crew continue their journey, moving through India to Madras before heading off to Singapore. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Director:
Roger Mills
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Film Editor:
David Thomas
Camera Operator:
Nigel Meakin

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 1: Instruments of Invasion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sam Willis shows how the castle arrived as an instrument of invasion with the Normans but became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the Crown. Show more

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