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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 12: Boston to Hensall

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo continues his journey from Derby to Lindisfarne. In Boston, Lincolnshire, he explores the connection between the town and its American namesake. Show more

Timeshift

Series 9

Episode 2: The Golden Age of Liners

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Paul Atterbury travels around Britain finding out how the great ocean liners made such a mark on the popular imagination and why they continue to enchant. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Atterbury
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
John Das

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 day

Drama documentary series. Dan Snow explores the political intrigues and family betrayals between Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and Normans that led to war and the Battle of Hastings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill

Timeshift

Series 17

Episode 1: Roof Racks and Hatchbacks: The Family Car

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Exploring the British experience of family cars, from the Morris Minor to the Ford Cortina, the VW Golf to the Volvo estate, school runs to family holidays. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Grace Dent
Producer:
Linda Sands
Director:
Linda Sands
Executive Producer:
John Das

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 22 days

Documentary telling how the fabulously rich Scottish aristocrat, the 3rd Marquess of Bute, spent a Welsh fortune and left a dazzling architectural legacy in Scotland and Cardiff. Show more

Contributors

Voice-over: 3rd Marquess of Bute:
James Bryce
Director:
Les Wilson
Producer:
Julie McCrone
Executive Producer:
Seona Robertson
Executive Producer:
Christina Macaulay

Timeshift

Series 9

Episode 2: The Golden Age of Liners

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Paul Atterbury travels around Britain finding out how the great ocean liners made such a mark on the popular imagination and why they continue to enchant. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Atterbury
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
John Das

BBC Four HD

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