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Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Series 2

British History Movies

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Mark Kermode uncovers the cinematic and storytelling secrets of the quintessential British film genre – history. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Historical drama set before and during the English Civil War in the 17th century. Charles I and Oliver Cromwell first clash in Parliament before taking to the battlefield. Show more

Contributors

Oliver Cromwell:
Richard Harris
King Charles I:
Sir Alec Guinness
Earl of Manchester:
Robert Morley
Queen Henrietta Maria:
Dorothy Tutin
John Carter:
Frank Finlay
Prince Rupert:
Timothy Dalton
The Earl of Strafford:
Patrick Wymark
Hugh Peters:
Patrick Magee
Sir Edward Hyde:
Nigel Stock
The Earl of Essex:
Charles Gray
Director:
Ken Hughes
Producer:
Irving Allen
Writer:
Ken Hughes

An Art Lovers' Guide

Series 2

Episode 3: Baku

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

In the final episode of the series, our intrepid cultural explorers Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke set off on their most adventurous trip yet - to Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. Show more

Our Classical Century

Series 1

1953 - 1971

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

From Brief Encounter to Last Night of the Proms, Suzy Klein and Joan Bakewell explore the post-war story of our growing relationship with classical music on television and film Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Producer:
James Giles

BBC Four HD

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