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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Ben Robinson uncovers the story of Cromford, a Derbyshire village at the heart of industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright's mechanised cotton mills and a textile revolution. Show more

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

Episode 2: Kingdom of Conquest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Sam Willis tells the story of the English ruler who left the most indelible mark on the castle, Edward I, as he turned it into an instrument of colonisation. Show more

Psychotherapist and agony aunt Philippa Perry presents a documentary exploring the problem page's enduring appeal, picking her way through three centuries of advice. Show more


Series 16

Episode 4: Booze, Beans & Bhajis: The Story of the Corner Shop

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Babita Sharma explores the growing and shifting fortunes of the British corner shop to discover why this unsung hero has been at the centre of ordinary lives for over 70 years. Show more


Babita Sharma
Series Producer:
William Naylor
Linda Sands
Linda Sands
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 24 days

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


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


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