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Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury

Episode 4: The Llangollen Canal

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Julia Bradbury walks along a six-mile stretch of the Llangollen Canal in Wales, where Thomas Telford built a mighty aqueduct that is now a world heritage site. Show more

In her story of Britain's imported German dynasty, Lucy Worsley shows how George II had to adapt to a growing 'middling rank' no longer content with being downtrodden subjects. Show more

Adrian Chiles looks into an extraordinary game of professional football that took place in May 1979, where an all-white team took on a side comprised solely of black players. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Adrian Chiles
Executive Producer:
Narinder Minhas
Production Manager:
Lauren Armstrong
Participant:
Laurie Rampling
Participant:
Ally Robertson
Participant:
Tony Brown
Participant:
John Wile
Participant:
Brendan Batson
Participant:
Cyrille Regis
Participant:
Bob Hazell
Participant:
George Berry
Participant:
Joy Hazell
Participant:
Maureen Berry
Participant:
Nigel Bromage
Participant:
Keith Cunningham
Participant:
Nicky Brown
Participant:
John Deol
Participant:
Mantei Deol
Participant:
Naydeep Deol
Participant:
Vernon Hodgson
Participant:
Ian Wright
Participant:
Dion Dublin
Participant:
Jason Roberts
Participant:
Les Ferdinand
Production Company:
Sugar Films

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Archive footage and testimony from the last of the whale hunters helps Adam Nicolson reveal what it was like to have hunted whales in Antarctica in the early 20th century. Show more

Simon Armitage undertakes his own Greek adventure, following in the footsteps of one of his personal heroes, Odysseus, at the same time wondering whether he even likes the guy. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Documentary following a group of primary schoolchildren over the course of a year as they learn to read. Some make a flying start, but others struggle even with the alphabet. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Sam Benstead
Executive Producer:
Liesel Evans
Composer:
Nainita Desai
Editor:
James Gold
Camera Operator:
Sam Benstead
Animator:
Sam Benstead
Production Company:
Century Films Ltd

In her story of Britain's imported German dynasty, Lucy Worsley shows how George II had to adapt to a growing 'middling rank' no longer content with being downtrodden subjects. Show more

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