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Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo

Episode 5: Railways and Remembrance

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo examines the role of the railways in World War I. He reveals how even after the war had ended, the work of the railways was not over. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
John Comerford
Series Producer:
Alison Kreps

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Ben Macintyre explores the truth behind the most famous double agent in modern history. Nicholas Elliott continues to defend Kim Philby as suspicion grows that he is a Soviet spy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Macintyre
Kim Philby:
David Oakes
Nicholas Elliot:
William Beck
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Series Producer:
Francis Whately
Executive Producer:
Dominic Corssley-Holland
Assistant Producer:
Ben Ryder
Production Manager:
Gezz Mounter
Production Coordinator:
Jane Chan

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Espionage drama based on the Graham Greene novel. A potential leak is discovered in a small section of the Secret Service. Two men are under suspicion. Richard Attenborough stars. Show more

Contributors

Colonel John Daintry:
Richard Attenborough
Brigadier Tomlinson:
John Gielgud
Cornelius Muller:
Joop Doderer
Arthur Davis:
Derek Jacobi
Doctor Percival:
Robert Morley
Castle's Mother:
Mia Maestro
Sir John Hargreaves:
Richard Vernon
Maurice Castle:
Nicol Williamson

Formats

Timeshift

Series 13

Episode 7: How to Be Sherlock Holmes: The Many Faces of a Master Detective

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Film charting the evolution of Sherlock Holmes on screen, from silent movies to the latest film and television versions. Featuring contributions from Sherlocks past and present. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Christopher Lee
Participant:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Participant:
Mark Gatiss
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Al Murray is joined by former director of MI5 Dame Stella Rimington, political comedian Matt Forde and film expert Matthew Sweet for a fresh look at the great British spy movie. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Al Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Rimington
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Forde
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Producer:
Matt Nida
Executive Producer:
Jamie Isaacs
Production Company:
Liberty Bell Productions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Ben Macintyre explores the truth behind the most famous double agent in modern history. Nicholas Elliott continues to defend Kim Philby as suspicion grows that he is a Soviet spy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Macintyre
Kim Philby:
David Oakes
Nicholas Elliot:
William Beck
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Series Producer:
Francis Whately
Executive Producer:
Dominic Corssley-Holland
Assistant Producer:
Ben Ryder
Production Manager:
Gezz Mounter
Production Coordinator:
Jane Chan

BBC Four HD

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