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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Narrowboat novices, rugby legend Gareth Edwards and wife Maureen, face getting through their first lock unscathed and trade their engine for a horse on the Montgomery Canal. Show more

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Professor Alice Roberts re-examines key archaeological sites of prehistoric Britain, from the arrival of the earliest humans to mysterious ceremonies at Stonehenge.

The Art Mysteries with Waldemar Januszczak

Series 1

Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak studies Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and discovers within the painting a startling secret. Show more

Ian Hislop's Olden Days

Episode 2: Forward into the Past

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

Ian Hislop explores the British trait of obsession with the past. He shows how the Victorians turned to the Middle Ages to make sense of their era of progress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Director:
Ian MacMillan

Lost Sitcoms

Episode 3: Hancock's Half Hour

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Series which recreates three classic lost British sitcoms with a new cast. Tony has a new neighbour whose behaviour is very, very suspicious. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Kevin McNally
Hattie Jacques:
Katy Wix
John Vere:
Kevin Eldon
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Sid James:
Jon Culshaw
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Owen Bell

Timeshift

Series 17

Episode 1: Roof Racks and Hatchbacks: The Family Car

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Exploring the British experience of family cars, from the Morris Minor to the Ford Cortina, the VW Golf to the Volvo estate, school runs to family holidays. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Grace Dent
Producer:
Linda Sands
Director:
Linda Sands
Executive Producer:
John Das

The Art Mysteries with Waldemar Januszczak

Series 1

Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Waldemar Januszczak studies Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and discovers within the painting a startling secret. Show more

Digging for Britain

The Greatest Discoveries

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Professor Alice Roberts re-examines key archaeological sites of prehistoric Britain, from the arrival of the earliest humans to mysterious ceremonies at Stonehenge.

Ian Hislop's Olden Days

Episode 2: Forward into the Past

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

Ian Hislop explores the British trait of obsession with the past. He shows how the Victorians turned to the Middle Ages to make sense of their era of progress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Director:
Ian MacMillan

BBC Four HD

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