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Keeping Up Appearances

Series 2

Episode 3: The Candlelight Supper

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Sitcom. Hyacinth arranges one of her candlelight suppers, planning to impress Emmet with her singing. However, events soon take a turn for the worse. Show more

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1

Episode 3: The Smoke Screen

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Political sitcom. Jim sees how he can use the health minister's desire to abolish smoking through taxation to stop Treasury opposition to his plans for tax cuts. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Ian Whitworth - DHSS Secretary:
John Barron
Dr Peter Thorn - Minister of State at the DHSS:
Clive Merrison
Sir Frank Gordon - Permanent Secretary of the Treasury:
Peter Cellier
Leslie Potts - Minister for Sport:
Bill Wallis
Gerald - Chairman, British Tobacco Group:
Brian Hawksley
Writer:
Antony Jay

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 1: Falling in Love

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This first part includes interviews with the engineers and builders who designed and created the first motorway. Show more

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 2: The Last Train in Nepal

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

A look at a railway line which runs for just 20 miles from Janakpur in Nepal to Jaynagar junction in India, but which is now under threat of closure. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 3: The Samjhauta Express

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Documentary series. A look at the cross-border train known as the Samjhauta Express, which travels from Lahore to Delhi, and some of its passengers. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Director:
Gerry Troyna
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

Timeshift

Series 16

Episode 4: Booze, Beans and Bhajis: The Story of the Corner Shop

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Babita Sharma explores the growing and shifting fortunes of the British corner shop to discover why this unsung hero has been at the centre of ordinary lives for over 70 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Babita Sharma
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Producer:
Linda Sands
Director:
Linda Sands
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 1: Falling in Love

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This first part includes interviews with the engineers and builders who designed and created the first motorway. Show more

BBC Four

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