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Series 1

Episode 5: Does Your Mother Know You're Out?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Sitcom about a middle-aged man living with his parents. Timothy wants to go to the cinema, but his mother wants him to spend his evenings painting.


Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Sally Grace
Tina Jones
Cinema Manager:
John Fleming
Man In Cinema:
Pat Gorman
David Askey

Natural World


Episode 5: The Woman Who Swims with Killer Whales

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Dr Ingrid Visser investigates why there has been an unusual number of whale deaths, and reveals disturbing new information. Show more


Series 14

Episode 5: The Nation's Railway: The Golden Age of British Rail

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Using the British Transport Films archive, Timeshift revisits Britain's railways during the era of public ownership in a corrective to the myth of the bad old days of rail. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Archaeologist Julian Richards returns to the excavation of two burials from the Stone Age - a Neolithic family in Dorset and a tomb on Orkney. Show more

Simon Armitage undertakes his own Greek adventure, following in the footsteps of one of his personal heroes, Odysseus, at the same time wondering whether he even likes the guy. Show more


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