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Digging for Britain

Series 3

Episode 3: North

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Professor Alice Roberts and archaeologist Matt Williams present 2014's most outstanding archaeology from the north of Britain, including a 5,000-year-old temple in Orkney. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Matt Williams
Series Producer:
Catherine Ross
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Production Company:
360 Production

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 2: Tiger Island

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Wildlife documentary. Jungle tigers are turning into man-eaters in the exotic island of Sumatra. Now a maverick millionaire is catching the killers and releasing them on his land. Show more

Detectorists

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Russell and Hugh embark on their mission to recover the mayor's chain of office from the car park in Barnfather Woods. Show more

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Spoof documentary following ageing rocker Brian Pern, former frontman of the prog rock group Thotch. Brian records a charity Christmas record in aid of bipolar polar bears. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Pat Quid / Pierre Sac:
Paul Whitehouse
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Ken LeGrange:
Roger Allam
Pepita Sanchez / Xanadu:
Lucy Montgomery
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Himself:
Alan Yentob
Himself:
Roy Wood
Himself:
Rick Parfitt
Himself:
Roger Taylor
Himself:
Tim Rice
Himself:
David Arnold
Herself:
Melanie C
Himself:
Billy Bragg
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Simon McCoy
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

A tribute to Sean Connery featuring archive interviews spanning over 50 years and including contributions from friends, actors and directors. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Sean Connery
Participant:
Robert Carlyle
Participant:
Dougray Scott
Participant:
Laurence Fishburne
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
George Lucas
Director:
Pete Stanton
Producer:
Pete Stanton
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law

Timeshift

Series 13

Episode 1: Full Throttle: The Glory Days of British Motorbikes

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary which explores the British love of fast, daring and sometimes reckless motorbike riding during a period when home-grown machines were the envy of the world. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hannah
Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
William Naylor

Detectorists

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Russell and Hugh embark on their mission to recover the mayor's chain of office from the car park in Barnfather Woods. Show more

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Spoof documentary following ageing rocker Brian Pern, former frontman of the prog rock group Thotch. Brian records a charity Christmas record in aid of bipolar polar bears. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Pat Quid / Pierre Sac:
Paul Whitehouse
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Ken LeGrange:
Roger Allam
Pepita Sanchez / Xanadu:
Lucy Montgomery
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Himself:
Alan Yentob
Himself:
Roy Wood
Himself:
Rick Parfitt
Himself:
Roger Taylor
Himself:
Tim Rice
Himself:
David Arnold
Herself:
Melanie C
Himself:
Billy Bragg
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Simon McCoy
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

A tribute to Sean Connery featuring archive interviews spanning over 50 years and including contributions from friends, actors and directors. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Sean Connery
Participant:
Robert Carlyle
Participant:
Dougray Scott
Participant:
Laurence Fishburne
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
George Lucas
Director:
Pete Stanton
Producer:
Pete Stanton
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 10: The Smoking Years

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

With contributions from Barry Cryer, Stuart Maconie and others, this documentary tells the unnatural history of the now-threatened creature that is 'the smoker'. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Barry Cryer
Participant:
Stuart Maconie
Producer:
Borja Cantera
Director:
Borja Cantera
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

BBC Four HD

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