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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 15: Cheltenham to Wolverhampton

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

On the final leg of his journey, Michael Portillo joins battle re-enactors in Tewkesbury before reaching his destination of Wolverhampton. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy. To begin, she investigates the revolutionary ideas of the Buddha. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 13: The Real Jungle Book Bear

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

David Attenborough narrates a documentary looking at the secretive sloth bear. It follows a young male called Baloo as he grows up in the harsh Karnataka landscape in India. Show more

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

Timeshift

Series 10

Episode 7: The Modern Age of the Coach

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary bringing the story of the coach up to date, exploring the most recent phase of Britain's love affair with four-wheeled group travel from school trips to Indian treks. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Andy Mosse
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy. To begin, she investigates the revolutionary ideas of the Buddha. Show more

BBC Four HD

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