Programme Index

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National Treasures of Wales

Series 1

Episode 1: Coastal Care

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Griff Rhys Jones discovers how the National Trust looks after some of Wales's national treasures. He begins with the 157 miles of coastline it owns and cares for. Show more

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 3: The Engine that Powers the World

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Mark Evans tells the surprising story of the hidden powerhouse behind the globalised world, the diesel engine, a 19th-century invention that has become indispensable to the 21st. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Evans
Producer:
Steve O'Hagan
Director:
Steve O'Hagan
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Britain's Treasure Islands

Episode 2: Southern Ocean

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Stewart McPherson explores the UK Overseas Territories. He begins on the island of Tristan da Cunha, then visits the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica. Show more

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

Episode 2: Invasion, Invasion, Invasion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Simon Sebag Montefiore continues his history of Jerusalem by discovering the impact of Islam and the crusaders' attempt to win it back for Christianity. Show more

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 1

Episode 2: Age of Ancestors

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 days

Neil Oliver continues the epic story of how Britain came to be. He focuses on the great social transformation: a change from hunting and gathering to farming. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Paul Merton's journey through Hollywood reaches the 1920s when in prohibition America the cinema industry was on a collision course with its public because of a run of scandals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Merton
Director:
Paul Merton
Series Producer:
Kate Broome
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Camera Operator:
Mike Fox
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 weeks

Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of a centuries-old masterpiece in glass, the Great East Window at York Minster, the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the UK. Show more

Britain's Treasure Islands

Episode 2: Southern Ocean

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Stewart McPherson explores the UK Overseas Territories. He begins on the island of Tristan da Cunha, then visits the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica. Show more

BBC Four HD

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