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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 13

Herne Bay to Leeds Castle, Kent

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Armed with his interwar copy of Bradshaw’s Guide to the Railways, Michael reaches the Kent seaside resort of Herne Bay, where he learns about a pioneering aviatrix. Show more

The Flying Archaeologist

Episode 2: Norfolk Broads

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Ben Robinson flies over the Broads where photos have revealed 945 previously unknown ancient sites, many of which have historians rethinking the history of the area. Show more

Keeping Up Appearances

Series 3

Episode 5: Richard's New Hobby

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

Sitcom. Hyacinth realises that Richard is bored after taking early retirement and provides him with a hobby. Unfortunately, this rather backfires on her. Show more

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 7: The National Education Service

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 day

Political sitcom. Hacker decides to abolish the Department of Education and Science to save money, giving cash directly to schools. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Neil, The Party Chairman:
Jerome Willis
Chief Whip:
Peter Cartwright
Writer:
Antony Jay

The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 1: Ronnie Barker

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

A portrait of Ronnie Barker, one of the country's favourite comedy stars. With contributions from Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
David Renwick
Participant:
Josephine Tewson
Series Producer:
Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Egyptologist Elizabeth Frood takes us back a century to experience the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb exactly as it happened, all thanks to the colourisation of the original photos and film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Elizabeth Frood
Production Manager:
Rita Ribas
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Director:
Paul Bradshaw
Production Company:
Blakeway Productions

Margaret Mountford travels to Egypt to discover the story of British photographer Harry Burton, whose images of the Tutankhamun excavation created a global sensation in the 1920s. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wavelength Films
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ward
Executive Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Executive Producer:
Fiona Ryder
Photographer:
Harry Cory Wright
Participant:
Liam McNamara
Participant:
Christina Riggs
Participant:
Salima Ikram
Participant:
Yarko Kobylecky
Participant:
Sue Lezon
Participant:
Ehab Gaddis
Participant:
Aliaa Ismail

How to Make

Series 1

The Trainer

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Designer and materials engineer Zoe Laughlin dismantles the trainer to understand its form, function and material before building her own bespoke version of an everyday classic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Zoe Laughlin
Production Manager:
James Wallace
Executive Producer:
Sarah Trigg
Executive Producer:
Maia Liddell
Producer:
Jake Clifford
Producer:
Ekta Walia
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Production Company:
Wonder

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Alone on a remote beach in Western Australia, one of the most beautiful yet brutal environments in the world, award-winning film director Warwick Thornton attempts to change his life. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Alone on a remote beach in Western Australia, one of the most beautiful yet brutal environments in the world, award-winning film director Warwick Thornton attempts to change his life. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 13

Herne Bay to Leeds Castle, Kent

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Armed with his interwar copy of Bradshaw’s Guide to the Railways, Michael reaches the Kent seaside resort of Herne Bay, where he learns about a pioneering aviatrix. Show more

The Flying Archaeologist

Episode 2: Norfolk Broads

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Ben Robinson flies over the Broads where photos have revealed 945 previously unknown ancient sites, many of which have historians rethinking the history of the area. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 days

Egyptologist Elizabeth Frood takes us back a century to experience the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb exactly as it happened, all thanks to the colourisation of the original photos and film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Elizabeth Frood
Production Manager:
Rita Ribas
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Director:
Paul Bradshaw
Production Company:
Blakeway Productions

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