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2007-08 Shorts

Episode 2: Dean the Diving Decorator

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Dean Burman was a painter-decorator, but his dream was to be a wildlife cameraman. This film shares his amateur footage of pike in Leicester, which he collected over many years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenny Eclair
Producer:
Simon Bell
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 2: Kingdom of Conquest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Sam Willis tells the story of the English ruler who left the most indelible mark on the castle, Edward I, as he turned it into an instrument of colonisation. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Film drama set during World War II. Gilles, a Jewish man, is spared execution on the pretence that he can teach a camp officer Farsi, despite not knowing a word of the language. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Parkinson: The Interviews

Series 1

Episode 5: David Niven

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Actor, writer and raconteur David Niven spills the beans about Hollywood's golden days as he talks about his work, his loves and his autobiographies, from 1972 and 1975. 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

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

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 2: Kingdom of Conquest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Sam Willis tells the story of the English ruler who left the most indelible mark on the castle, Edward I, as he turned it into an instrument of colonisation. Show more

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