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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Series about Britain's first national trail. Paul Rose discovers how the route, which stretches from the Peak District in Derbyshire to the Scottish Borders, has changed. Show more

The Great British Year

Original Series

Episode 4: Autumn

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. The fading sun brings an energy change to Britain: a time of storms and unpredictable weather. Show more

Life Cinematic

Series 1

Sam Mendes

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Acclaimed director Sir Sam Mendes, director of Oscar-nominated 1917, as well as Skyfall and Spectre, selects clips from the films that have had the greatest influence on both him and his career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Edith Bowman
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Mendes
Series Editor:
Sam Anthony
Series Producer:
Ian Sharpe
Executive Producer:
Jez Nelson

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 16 days

Drama. A seemingly successful couple in 1950s Connecticut struggle to fight off the boredom and resentment engulfing their marriage. Show more

Contributors

April Wheeler:
Kate Winslet
Frank Wheeler:
Leonardo DiCaprio
John Givings:
Michael Shannon
Mrs Givings:
Kathy Bates
Mr Givings:
Richard Easton
Shep Campbell:
David Harbour
Milly Campbell:
Kathryn Hahn
Party Guest:
Heidi Armbruster
Maureen Grube:
Zoe Kazan
Jack Ordway:
Dylan Baker
Director:
Sam Mendes

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How to Get Ahead

Episode 3: At Versailles

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Stephen Smith explores the Baroque court of Louis XIV, who created the Palace of Versailles to surround himself with artists, designers, gardeners, chefs and musicians. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Smith
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Producer:
Ian Leese
Director:
Ian Leese
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington
Production Manager:
Nicholas Franklin

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 day

Dr James Fox looks at how, during the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. Show more

Life Cinematic

Series 1

Sam Mendes

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Acclaimed director Sir Sam Mendes, director of Oscar-nominated 1917, as well as Skyfall and Spectre, selects clips from the films that have had the greatest influence on both him and his career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Edith Bowman
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Mendes
Series Editor:
Sam Anthony
Series Producer:
Ian Sharpe
Executive Producer:
Jez Nelson

BBC Four HD

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