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Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

Episode 1: Ancient Greece

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary looking at the concept of luxury in ancient Greece, from its role in democracy's origins in Athens to its denial in Sparta. Show more

Michael Scott uncovers the secrets of the Greek oracle at Delphi, now a beautiful tourist site but in its time a gateway into the supernatural and a cockpit of political conflict. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Scott
Producer:
David Wilson
Director:
David Wilson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell

Wild China

Episode 3: Tibet

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Series about the creatures that live in China's most beautiful landscapes. This episode looks at the remote Tibetan Plateau, home to chiru antelopes, wild yaks and bears. Show more

The Plantagenets

Series 1

Episode 2: An English Empire

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Professor Robert Bartlett tells the story of England's longest-ruling royal dynasty. A clear sense of English nationhood emerges and parliament is born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Bartlett
Producer:
David Vincent
Director:
David Vincent
Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 11: The Rules of Drinking

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary which digs into the archive to discover the unwritten rules that have governed the way we drink in Britain, from 1940s pubs and clubs to drinking at home or at work. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Chapman
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Michael Scott uncovers the secrets of the Greek oracle at Delphi, now a beautiful tourist site but in its time a gateway into the supernatural and a cockpit of political conflict. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Scott
Producer:
David Wilson
Director:
David Wilson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell

Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...

Episode 1: Ancient Greece

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary looking at the concept of luxury in ancient Greece, from its role in democracy's origins in Athens to its denial in Sparta. Show more

BBC Four HD

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