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The Sky at Night

The Mystery of 'Oumuamua

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

The team investigates the first ever object to visit our solar system from outer space - 'Oumuamua. Its discovery set off a hurricane of press speculation. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Dr Helen Czerski discovers how cold has shaped our planet, and how pushing the limits of cold has unlocked new technologies, from superconductors to quantum computing. Show more

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

Original Series

Episode 1: Wind: The Invisible Force

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Richard Hammond investigates how wind actually starts. He walks into the centre of a man-made tornado and visits one of the windiest places on Earth. Show more

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series. A look at the unsung heroes who allowed us to transport our voices over long distances - one of the greatest transformations in how we live our lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steven Johnson
Executive Producer:
Jane Root
Executive Producer:
Peter Lovering
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Director:
Julian Jones

Strike

The Silkworm

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. War veteran turned private investigator Cormoran Strike investigates the disappearance of a provocative author. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Kathryn Kent:
Dorothy Atkinson
Leonora Quine:
Monica Dolan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Jerry Waldegrave:
Dominic Mafham
Daniel Chard:
Tim McInnerny
Charlotte Campbell:
Natasha O'Keeffe
Andrew Fancourt:
Peter Sullivan
Owen Quine:
Jeremy Swift
Liz Tassel:
Lia Williams
DI Anstis:
Sargon Yelda
Ellie Fancourt:
Tamsin Topolski
William Baker:
Tom Greaves
Orlando Quine:
Sarah Gordy
Policewoman:
Harriet Green
Policeman:
Waj Ali
Triona (Passerby):
Sophie Harkness
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Director:
Kieron Hawkes
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Silkworm

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. Strike and Robin scour all corners of London's literary world to unmask the killer. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Kathryn Kent:
Dorothy Atkinson
Leonora Quine:
Monica Dolan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Jerry Waldegrave:
Dominic Mafham
Daniel Chard:
Tim McInnerny
Andrew Fancourt:
Peter Sullivan
Owen Quine:
Jeremy Swift
Liz Tassel:
Lia Williams
DI Anstis:
Sargon Yelda
TV Interviewer:
Emma Cater
Ellie Fancourt:
Tamsin Topolski
Al Rokeby:
Joey Batey
Frankie:
Aretha Ayeh
Orlando Quine:
Sarah Gordy
Text Analyst:
Jack Monaghan
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Director:
Kieron Hawkes
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

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