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A Stitch in Time

Series 1

Episode 1: Charles II

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore. Here, she looks at Charles II.

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 6: Scotland's Western Isles

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Neil and Tessa present their guide to the Western Isles - a coastal cluster of islets that include the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Argyll and St Kilda. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Series Producer:
Sian Price
Production Manager:
Louise Binding
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

George McGavin investigates the dramatic life of the oak tree - a species that makes extraordinary transformations as it meets the challenges of the four seasons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
George McGavin
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Producer:
Nic Stacey
Director:
Nic Stacey
Production Company:
Furnace Limited

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 1: Lawnmower

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

James tries to put a 1959 Suffolk Colt petrol lawnmower, which helped make mowing accessible to the masses by producing a smaller and affordable machine, back together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Episode 1: The Birth of Art

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Tracing the origins of Egypt's unique visual style, Alastair Sooke treks across the Sahara and travels the Nile to find the rarely seen art of its earliest peoples. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

Series looking at American art. The first episode is set in the Wild West and begins with the sublime art of the Hudson River School. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Eamonn McCabe explores how science and technology allowed pioneering photographers like Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron to create a new art form. Show more

A Stitch in Time

Series 1

Episode 1: Charles II

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore. Here, she looks at Charles II.

BBC Four HD

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