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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 18: Abergavenny to Hanborough

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Michael Portillo begins underground at Big Pit coal mine in Blaenavon before making his way to Blenheim Palace, where he investigates a historic fire. Show more

Drama revealing the intimate and ultimately deadly relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, using the words of the two queens and their courtiers. Show more


Executive Producer:
Ailsa Orr
Executive Producer:
Stuart Carter
Assistant Producer:
Katie Brimblecombe
Elizabeth I:
Helen Bradbury
Mary, Queen of Scots:
Beth Cooke
Thomas Randolph:
Adam Burton
Lord Burghley:
Michael Jenn
Sir James Melville:
Jamie Laird
Anthony Babington:
Nicholas Agnew
Production Company:
Pioneer Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Drama documentary. Duke William leads his vast invasion fleet across the Channel to face King Harold. The two armies meet at battle in Sussex on 14 October 1066. Show more


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

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


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