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Dan Snow traces the development of Britain's railways, from the beginnings of a true national network in the late 1830s through to the end of the 'railway mania' in 1847. Show more

How to Build...

Series 1

Episode 3: Britain's Secret Engineers

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series. Workers at British defence contractor QinetiQ reveal a handful of their secretive projects, including robots to defuse roadside bombs. Show more

Amazon Abyss

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Mike de Gruy and Kate Humble lead an international team of scientists and divers as they search for species new to science in the Amazon River. The team explores a 90-metre chasm. Show more

Civilisations Stories

Series 1

The Empire

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary in which Stuart Maconie reveals how exotic discoveries from the time of empire influenced and reshaped the north west's towns and cities. Show more

Dan Snow traces the development of Britain's railways, from the beginnings of a true national network in the late 1830s through to the end of the 'railway mania' in 1847. Show more

How to Build...

Series 1

Episode 3: Britain's Secret Engineers

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series. Workers at British defence contractor QinetiQ reveal a handful of their secretive projects, including robots to defuse roadside bombs. Show more

Writer and critic AN Wilson revisits the life and work of poet Philip Larkin. Featuring readings by Larkin himself, including The Whitsun Weddings, Arundel Tomb and Aubade. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
AN Wilson
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
Alastair Laurence
Production Coordinator:
Emily Casstles

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