Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 8: London Victoria to Abbey Wood

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo learns how Victorian fire fighters liked a tipple and discovers how even 19th-century sewage pumps were a celebration of design. Show more

The Secret History of Our Streets

Series 1

Episode 6: Arnold Circus

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Series on how London has changed since Charles Booth's 1886 survey. Arnold Circus, in the East End, is home to the first council estate, which opened in 1896. Show more

Hidden Killers

The Tudor Home

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 days

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to Tudor times, when the newly emergent middle classes had money for luxuries and early consumer goods, many of which contained hidden dangers. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd
Executive Producer:
Jobim Sampson
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 8: The Power of the Placebo

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Science series. Horizon explores why placebos work, despite containing no active ingredient, and explains how we could all benefit from their hidden power. Show more

The Secret History of Our Streets

Series 1

Episode 6: Arnold Circus

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Series on how London has changed since Charles Booth's 1886 survey. Arnold Circus, in the East End, is home to the first council estate, which opened in 1896. Show more

Timeshift

Series 13

Episode 5: The Ladybird Books Story: The Bugs that Got Britain Reading

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Timeshift documentary about Ladybird books, which once informed people on such diverse subjects as how magnets work and what to look for in winter, but also helped to teach many to read. Show more

BBC Four HD

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