Programme Index

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The Wonder of Animals

Episode 1: Penguins

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He looks at how the penguin's legs, wings and body shape have allowed it to adapt to a range of environments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Director:
Aaron Paul

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

Episode 1: Home Waters to High Seas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

The story of the top-heavy Mary Rose, the wrecking of the Spanish Armada and the real-life sea disasters that inspired The Tempest and Robinson Crusoe. Show more

Anatomist Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to rebuild her own body from scratch, taking inspiration from the very best designs the natural world has to offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Expert:
Tim Jones
Expert:
Alex Lyon
Expert:
Trevor Cox
Director of photography:
Dave Wickham
Sound Recordist:
Adam Scourfield
On-line editing:
Paul Ingvarsson
Re-recording mixer:
Tim Wheeler
Assistant Producer:
Fiona Turnock
Production Manager:
Mari Hardwick
Director:
Peter Chinn
Executive Producer:
Gareth Cornick
Production Company:
October Films Ltd

Horizon

2016

Episode 11: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Dr Giles Yeo investigates obesity in the UK. Many people believe that if people could just eat less, the obesity problem would be solved, but this may be harder than it sounds. Show more

An Art Lovers' Guide

Series 2

Lisbon

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke reveal Lisbon's fascinating history through its cobbled streets, steep hills, picturesque shoreline and cultural riches. Show more

Our Classical Century

Series 1

Episode 1: 1918-1936

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four HD

This programme captures the influence of WWI on classical music and its impact on a generation of musicians and composers whose music became part of our sense of identity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Production Company:
Lion Television
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon

Historian William Dalrymple travels to Hyderabad in India to explore the remarkable 18th-century love affair between a British diplomat and the Muslim princess he married. Show more

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

Episode 1: Home Waters to High Seas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

The story of the top-heavy Mary Rose, the wrecking of the Spanish Armada and the real-life sea disasters that inspired The Tempest and Robinson Crusoe. Show more

BBC Four HD

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