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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton explores the Isle of Arran, the island that has something for everyone - castles, rugged mountains, stunning wildlife and even a nudist beach. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 6: Animal House

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 days

Sir David Attenborough tells the stories of the world's best animal architects, including bower birds, hornets and the star-nosed mole. Show more

The Renaissance Unchained

Episode 1: Gods, Myths and Oil Paints

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak challenges the idea of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases northern European artists like Van Eyck and Durer. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Sam Roddick explores the enduring appeal of Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, one of the most celebrated paintings in western art and a joyous celebration of female sexuality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Roddick
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford

Danny Leigh explores the elemental drama of the boxing movie, asking why film-makers from Stanley Kubrick to Martin Scorsese have returned time and again to tales of the ring. Show more

Fabric of Britain

Episode 1: Knitting's Golden Age

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

The story of how knitting rose from basic craft to the height of popular fashion in the 20th century, and sustained Britain through the hardships of war. Show more

The Renaissance Unchained

Episode 1: Gods, Myths and Oil Paints

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak challenges the idea of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases northern European artists like Van Eyck and Durer. Show more

BBC Four HD

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