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Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 3 - Reversions

Episode 3: Rome to Taormina - Part 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo takes the train down the spine of Italy from Rome to Sicily, visiting Naples, the island of Capri and the old hilltop town of Taormina. Show more

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 2: A Very British Map: The Ordnance Survey Story

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

A look at how, for over 200 years, Ordnance Survey has mapped every square mile of the British Isles, capturing not just the contours and geography of the nation, but of our lives. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Series Producer:
William Naylor

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 2: The Last Train in Nepal

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

A look at a railway line which runs for just 20 miles from Janakpur in Nepal to Jaynagar junction in India, but which is now under threat of closure. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

Treasures of the Indus

Episode 2: The Other Side of the Taj Mahal

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Sona Datta looks at the Mughals, who created the most dazzling empire India has ever seen, from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Series Producer:
Hugh Thomson
Director:
Hugh Thomson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Participant:
Giles Tillotson
Participant:
Nitin Bhayanan
Participant:
William Dalrymple
Participant:
Ahmed Rashid

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

A look at how making home movies became a cultural phenomenon in Scotland, charting how it took off after WWII as films documented great societal changes. Show more

Heritage! The Battle for Britain's Past

Episode 3: Broken Propylaeums

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Series exploring the heritage movement looks at how people like John Betjeman and Dan Cruickshank gave families access to heritage and architecture on television. Show more

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 2: A Very British Map: The Ordnance Survey Story

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

A look at how, for over 200 years, Ordnance Survey has mapped every square mile of the British Isles, capturing not just the contours and geography of the nation, but of our lives. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Series Producer:
William Naylor

BBC Four HD

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