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Gareth Edwards and wife Maureen cause chaos when they take charge of a narrowboat on the Llangollen Canal. The scenery is breathtaking but things don’t entirely go to plan.

The Romantics and Us with Simon Schama

Series 1

The Chambers of the Mind

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Simon explores how the romantics became the first intrepid explorers of dark recesses of the human mind, long before the modern psychological revolution. With contributions from Sir David Attenborough Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

John Millais is delighted to have John Ruskin as his new patron. Ruskin insists on Millais painting his wife Effie, but Millais is horrified that he is expected to sleep with her. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Mrs Ruskin:
Georgie Glen
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Director:
Paul Gay

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

While Hunt is away, Fred sets out to fulfil his promise to look after Annie but, before he knows what is happening, she seduces him. Upon his return, Hunt asks Annie to marry him. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Lord Rosterley:
Samuel West
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Mrs Gerard:
Richenda Carey
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Producer:
Ben Evans
Mr Chadwick:
Mark Benton
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Director:
Paul Gay
Margaret:
Maimie McCoy

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sam Roddick explores the enduring appeal of Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, one of the most celebrated paintings in western art and a joyous celebration of female sexuality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Roddick
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford

Gareth Edwards and wife Maureen cause chaos when they take charge of a narrowboat on the Llangollen Canal. The scenery is breathtaking but things don’t entirely go to plan.

The Romantics and Us with Simon Schama

Series 1

The Chambers of the Mind

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Simon explores how the romantics became the first intrepid explorers of dark recesses of the human mind, long before the modern psychological revolution. With contributions from Sir David Attenborough Show more

BBC Four

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