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The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 6: World War Two Landing Craft

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe puts an LCVP through its paces and finds out how it did more to win World War II than any other piece of machinery. Show more

Michael Scott looks at the decline of Athens and the triumph of theatre, which spread throughout the Greek world and beyond and gave rise to a new kind of comedy. Show more

Danny Baker's Rockin' Decades

Episode 3: The Nineties

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long and journalist Alexis Petridis. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Comedy drama about a Pakistani cab driver who has wholeheartedly embraced the best - and the worst - of British culture, much to the dismay of his deeply religious son. Show more

Contributors

Parvez:
Om Puri
Director:
Udayan Prasad
Mrs Fingerhut:
Judi Jones
Chief Inspector Fingerhut:
Geoffrey Bateman
Producer:
Chris Curling

Formats

Professor Simon Schaffer presents a documentary telling the story of automata, extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. Show more

Michael Scott looks at the decline of Athens and the triumph of theatre, which spread throughout the Greek world and beyond and gave rise to a new kind of comedy. Show more

Danny Baker's Rockin' Decades

Episode 3: The Nineties

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long and journalist Alexis Petridis. Show more

BBC Four HD

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