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Handmade in the Pacific

Series 1

Episode 4: Kapa

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

For artist Dalani Tanahy, the painstaking process of creating 'kapa' - cloth made from tree bark - symbolises the resurgence of indigenous Hawaiian pride and identity. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four HD

A dramatisation of Jane Austen's classic story. There is great excitement in the neighbourhood when Bingley returns to Netherfield, bringing Darcy with him. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth Bennet:
Jennifer Ehle
Mr Darcy:
Colin Firth
Jane Bennet:
Susannah Harker
Lydia Bennet:
Julia Sawalha
Mrs. Bennet:
Alison Steadman
Mr. Bennet:
Benjamin Whitrow
Kitty Bennet:
Polly Maberly
Mary Bennet:
Lucy Briers
Miss Bingley:
Anna Chancellor
Mrs Hurst:
Lucy Robinson
Director:
Simon Langton

The story of the woman behind the worldwide waxworks empire, who travelled from France to England where she overcame the odds to establish her remarkable and enduring brand. Show more

Chasing the Moon

Series 1

Magnificent Desolation - Part 1

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

As Nasa chooses which astronauts will crew Apollo 11, the Soviet Union announces that it intends to schedule a mission to the moon of its own to coincide with America's lunar landing. Show more

Gabriel Byrne explores the life, works and passions of playwright George Bernard Shaw, arguably the most relevant thinker, artist and literary genius Ireland ever produced. Show more

Fabric of Britain

Episode 2: The Story of Wallpaper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Paul Martin looks at wallpaper from the 16th century to the present. It may seem insignificant, but governments have tried to control it and it has even threatened to poison us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Executive Producer:
Mike Poole

Handmade in the Pacific

Series 1

Episode 4: Kapa

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

For artist Dalani Tanahy, the painstaking process of creating 'kapa' - cloth made from tree bark - symbolises the resurgence of indigenous Hawaiian pride and identity. Show more

The story of the woman behind the worldwide waxworks empire, who travelled from France to England where she overcame the odds to establish her remarkable and enduring brand. Show more

BBC Four HD

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