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Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 3: A Walk on the Wild Side

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton crosses the country from one coast to the other, taking in the remote lighthouse at Tarbat Ness and the iconic castle of Eilean Donan. Show more

Horizon

2012-2013

Episode 7: The Truth About Meteors: A Horizon Special

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Professor Iain Stewart explains what meteorites and asteroids are, where they come from, the danger they pose and the role they have played in Earth's history. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

The tale of an unlikely friendship between Bruno (Asa Butterfield), the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. Show more

Horizon

2012-2013

Episode 7: The Truth About Meteors: A Horizon Special

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Professor Iain Stewart explains what meteorites and asteroids are, where they come from, the danger they pose and the role they have played in Earth's history. Show more

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 4: The People's Liners - Britain's Lost Pleasure Fleets

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

A voyage in the company of passengers and crew of the vintage steamers which were a common sight on the rivers and coastal waters around Britain from the 1820s until the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Robin Toyne
Director:
Robin Toyne
Series Producer:
William Naylor

David Bintley on how the Sadler's Wells Ballet company brought ballet to the British people as an antidote to austerity and emerged, postwar, as the Royal Ballet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Bintley
Director:
Paul Wu
Producer:
Paul Wu
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Participant:
Pauline Clayden
Participant:
Henry Danton
Participant:
Julia Farron
Participant:
Beryl Grey
Participant:
Gillian Lynne

Ballerina Tamara Rojo takes us backstage as she prepares for one of classical ballet's biggest challenges - the dual lead in Swan Lake, the ultimate role for any dancer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tamara Rojo
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Producer:
Dominic Best
Director:
Dominic Best
Choreographer:
Derek Deane
Participant:
Marina Warner
Participant:
Loipa Araujo
Participant:
Jennifer Homans

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