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Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 4: A Bed for the Night

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

In his travels from the Firth of Forth into rural Perthshire, Paul Murton beds down in everything from a yurt to the Lochnagar suite at the Gleneagles Hotel. Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

The Mating Game

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

David Attenborough narrates the fascinating story of some real-life animal romantics. There are show-offs and singers, stories of undercover affairs and heart-warming devotion. Show more

The Renaissance Unchained

Episode 2: Whips, Deaths and Madonnas

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak traces the Italian Renaissance from its perceived origins with Giotto, and looks at the importance of religious narrative in art. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Jonathan Foyle looks at the palaces, tapestries, music and paintings created in King Henry VIII's name and asks if they compensate for the religious treasures he later destroyed. Show more

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 5: The British Army of the Rhine

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary telling the affectionate story of British servicemen and their families who had to make Germany a home from home in the decades after the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Denis Lawson
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Producer:
Francis Welch
Director:
Francis Welch

Fabric of Britain

Episode 2: The Story of Wallpaper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Paul Martin looks at wallpaper from the 16th century to the present. It may seem insignificant, but governments have tried to control it and it has even threatened to poison us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Executive Producer:
Mike Poole

The Renaissance Unchained

Episode 2: Whips, Deaths and Madonnas

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak traces the Italian Renaissance from its perceived origins with Giotto, and looks at the importance of religious narrative in art. 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

BBC Four HD

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