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Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces

Episode 2: Inventing a National Style

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Dan Cruickshank charts the arrival of a new style of palace, as British monarchs demanded that architecture proclaim their right to rule. Show more

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 1: The Trains That Time Forgot: Britain's Lost Railway Journeys

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Andrew Martin takes three railway journeys following the routes of three of the most famous named trains - the Flying Scotsman, the Cornish Riviera Express and the Brighton Belle. Show more

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Spoof rockumentary series. Brian is making a comeback - he's appearing on Desert Island Discs and at the the Isle of Wight Festival, he has a new album, a new look and a new wife. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Documentary Director:
Rhys Thomas
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Astrid Maddox Pern:
Suranne Jones
Pepita Sanchez:
Lucy Montgomery
Ned, Brian Pern's Driver:
Tony Way
Band Member:
Dean Thomas
Band Member:
David Cummings
Band Member:
Stephen Holbrook
Serge Maddox:
Lloyd Day
Perry Boothe:
John Thomson
Train Driver:
Lorraine Cheshire
Herself:
Kirsty Young
Himself:
Martin Kemp
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Chas Hodges
Himself:
Dave Peacock
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

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

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 12: What's Wrong with Our Weather?

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 19 days

Physicist Dr Helen Czerski and meteorologist John Hammond examine Britain's recent extreme weather and ask if future seasons will include ever harsher winters. Show more

Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces

Episode 2: Inventing a National Style

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Dan Cruickshank charts the arrival of a new style of palace, as British monarchs demanded that architecture proclaim their right to rule. Show more

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Spoof rockumentary series. Brian is making a comeback - he's appearing on Desert Island Discs and at the the Isle of Wight Festival, he has a new album, a new look and a new wife. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Documentary Director:
Rhys Thomas
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Astrid Maddox Pern:
Suranne Jones
Pepita Sanchez:
Lucy Montgomery
Ned, Brian Pern's Driver:
Tony Way
Band Member:
Dean Thomas
Band Member:
David Cummings
Band Member:
Stephen Holbrook
Serge Maddox:
Lloyd Day
Perry Boothe:
John Thomson
Train Driver:
Lorraine Cheshire
Herself:
Kirsty Young
Himself:
Martin Kemp
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Chas Hodges
Himself:
Dave Peacock
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 1: The Trains That Time Forgot: Britain's Lost Railway Journeys

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Andrew Martin takes three railway journeys following the routes of three of the most famous named trains - the Flying Scotsman, the Cornish Riviera Express and the Brighton Belle. Show more

BBC Four HD

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