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Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Kate Humble is in the Arctic, where spring arrives with a bang. Helen Czerski chases a tornado to show how the earth's angle of tilt creates the most extreme weather on the planet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer:
Stephen Marsh

Hidden Killers

The Edwardian Home

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb looks at the damage caused by the hazardous new inventions lurking in British people's homes as the 20th century dawned under the reign King Edward VII. Show more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Series 1

Smiley Sets a Trap

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Acclaimed adaptation of John le Carre's novel. Smiley's investigation to snare the traitor at the heart of the Circus leads him to a Fleet Street journalist. Show more

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Jerry Westerby:
Joss Ackland
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Sir Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Series 1

Flushing Out the Mole

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Four HD

In the final part of John le Carre's classic story, George Smiley's search for the mole at the heart of the Circus finally comes to an end.

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Sir Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett
Roy Bland:
Terence Rigby
Bill Haydon:
Ian Richardson
Percy Alleline:
Michael Aldridge
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Ann Smiley:
Siân Phillips

Simon Sebag Montefiore explores modern Istanbul in search of the last centuries of Christian Byzantium, when the once glorious city was buffeted by enemies from both east and west. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Kate Humble is in the Arctic, where spring arrives with a bang. Helen Czerski chases a tornado to show how the earth's angle of tilt creates the most extreme weather on the planet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer:
Stephen Marsh

Hidden Killers

The Edwardian Home

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb looks at the damage caused by the hazardous new inventions lurking in British people's homes as the 20th century dawned under the reign King Edward VII. Show more

BBC Four HD

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