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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 13: Hessle to York

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo continues his journey from the heart of the East Midlands to Northumberland's Holy Island. In Hessle, he learns about the Humber Bridge. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Neil Brand looks at how the classic orchestral film score emerged in the 1930s via the work of European-born composers such as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Brand
Series Producer:
John Das
Director:
John Das
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Martin Scorsese
Participant:
Hans Zimmer

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Drama telling the story of Hollywood's most glamorous couple, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who acted together for the last time in Noel Coward's Private Lives in 1983. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth Taylor:
Helena Bonham Carter
Richard Burton:
Dominic West
Kathryn Walker:
Sarah Hadland
John Cullum:
William Hope
Milton Katselas:
Stanley Townsend
Zev Bufman:
Greg Hicks
Liza Todd Burton:
Lucille Sharp
Sally Burton:
Cassie Raine
Journalist:
Trevor White
Journalist:
Jeff Mash

Parkinson: The Interviews

Series 1

Episode 2: Richard Burton

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Parkinson looks back at his 1974 interview with Richard Burton. Parkinson persuaded him to talk candidly about his career, love life and drink problems. Show more

Dan Snow traces the development of Britain's railways from the late 19th century to the outbreak of World War II. During this time the railways changed the economy profoundly. Show more

Documentary about the history of Britain's female police force, exploring the careers and ambitions of police officers determined to succeed in a profession that never wanted them. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
If Not Us Films
Executive Producer:
David Herman
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Shapero
Director:
Martina Hall
Producer:
Martina Hall
Production Manager:
Lynette Slight
Assistant Producer:
Molly Crossthwaite

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

A look at how making home movies became a cultural phenomenon in Scotland, charting how it took off after WWII as films documented great societal changes. Show more

Documentary exploring the influence of the Industrial Revolution on the life and work of artist JMW Turner. Includes interviews with historian Simon Schama and artist Tracey Emin. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Richard Fell
Producer:
Clare Beavan
Director:
Clare Beavan
Participant:
Simon Schama
Participant:
Tracey Emin
JMW Turner:
Thomas Coombes

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