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The Flying Archaeologist

Episode 4: The Thames: Secret War

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 days

Ben Robinson flies over the Thames to reveal discoveries about WWI, including a network of trenches on the Hoo peninsula near the former Chattenden Barracks. Show more

A Stitch in Time

Series 1

Episode 3: The Hedge Cutter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through their clothes. A rare portrait of a working man.

Sue Perkins continues her epic journey up the Mekong. In Cambodia, animal lover Sue is confronted by the most emotionally challenging and complex world of wildlife trafficking. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Executive Producer:
Lucy Carter
Series Producer:
Steve Robinson
Director:
Clare Dornan
Producer:
Clare Dornan
Production Company:
Indus Films

Hornby number two Simon Kohler takes on two of his biggest rivals in a dramatic showdown. Meanwhile, the company hires its first female product designer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Producer:
Will Fisher
Director:
Matt Fisher
Executive Producer:
Clare Paterson

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Episode 3: A New Dawn

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Alastair Sooke concludes the story of Egyptian art by looking at how, despite political decline, the final era of Egypt's empire saw its art enjoy revival and rebirth. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

We are surrounded by types, the words on signs, buses, shops and documents. Two are regarded as the faces of Britain - Johnston and Gill Sans. Their story is told by Mark Ovenden. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Ovenden
Production Company:
Splitpea Productions
Executive Producer:
Keith Doyle
Production Manager:
Sue Davies

MAKE! Craft Britain

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Novice crafters master the art of hooky rugmaking and traditional letterpress. Plus an origami artist teaches how to make something beautiful from a single sheet of paper. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
RDF Television
Executive Producer:
Teresa Watkins
Producer:
Samuel Burr
Production Manager:
Anna Wood

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Photographer Eamonn McCabe traces the story of British photography from the explosion of colour images in the late 1950s to the ongoing impact of the digital revolution. Show more

BBC Four HD

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