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Timeshift

Series 8

Last Days of Steam

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Documentary that tells the surprising story of how Britain entered a new age of steam railways after the Second World War and why it quickly came to an end. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
George Chan
Director:
George Chan
Producer:
John Das

Colour: The Spectrum of Science

Episode 2: Colours of Life

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

The raw, early Earth had plenty of colour, but that canvas was about to be painted with a vast new palette - and the source of those colours was life. Show more

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

Original Series

Episode 2: Water: The Shape Shifter

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Richard Hammond investigates the role water plays in the weather. He tries to weigh a cloud, finds out how rain could crush a car and starts an avalanche. Show more

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 9: Solar Storms - The Threat to Planet Earth

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Series exploring scientific issues. A look at predictions of violent activity on the sun and how these solar storms could disrupt our technological civilisation. Show more

Colour: The Spectrum of Science

Episode 2: Colours of Life

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

The raw, early Earth had plenty of colour, but that canvas was about to be painted with a vast new palette - and the source of those colours was life. Show more

BBC Four HD

About BBC Four

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