Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 228,245 playable programmes from the BBC

Dangerous Earth

Episode 1: Avalanche

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dr Helen Czerski looks at the anatomy of an avalanche, from eyewitness footage from within one to detailed CT scans showing the microscopic changes that cause them. Show more

Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild

Episode 2: Understanding the Natural World

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Sir David Attenborough reviews the scientific discoveries that have transformed our view of life on earth during his lifetime. Show more

Art on the BBC

Series 1

Michelangelo: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Michelangelo is a controversial giant of the Renaissance. Art historian Sona Datta explores six decades of BBC archive to discover how TV has influenced our understanding of him. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Interviewed Guest:
Dorigen Caldwell
Interviewed Guest:
Rosa Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Primo
Production Manager:
Judy Wilson
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Executive Producer:
Ed Stobart
Director:
David Starkey

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 1: Swansea

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from museums and galleries across Britain. The Swansea museum store contains everything from a stuffed pigeon to a police car. Show more

Armando Iannucci looks beyond the stature of Dickens as a national institution and instead explores the qualities of his work that make him one of the best British writers. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Deborah Lee
Director:
Deborah Lee
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Production Manager:
Marian Lacey
Camera Operator:
Sam Alkadi
Camera Operator:
Brendon Easton

Timeshift

Series 15

Episode 2: A Very British Map: The Ordnance Survey Story

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

A look at how, for over 200 years, Ordnance Survey has mapped every square mile of the British Isles, capturing not just the contours and geography of the nation, but of our lives. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Series Producer:
William Naylor

Richard Clay looks for what it is that has made us scribble and scratch mementoes of our lives for over 30,000 years, from prehistoric cave paintings to contemporary street art. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Nina Ramirez travels in the footsteps of the Nazi archaeologist who, on the brink of WWII, discovered The Lion Man, a treasure that would reveal how civilisation began. Show more

Art on the BBC

Series 1

Michelangelo: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Michelangelo is a controversial giant of the Renaissance. Art historian Sona Datta explores six decades of BBC archive to discover how TV has influenced our understanding of him. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Interviewed Guest:
Dorigen Caldwell
Interviewed Guest:
Rosa Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Primo
Production Manager:
Judy Wilson
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Executive Producer:
Ed Stobart
Director:
David Starkey

BBC Four HD

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