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Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

Ian Hislop investigates Britain's emotional history. He charts how and why the stiff upper lip emerged in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Deborah Lee
Director:
Deborah Lee
Director:
Deborah Lee

Storyville

Welcome to Chechnya: The Gay Purge

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

A Storyville documentary that lays bare Chechnya's deadly war against its gay citizens and which reveals the bravery of those running rescue missions to protect the republic's LGBTQ community. Show more

Contributors

Director:
David France
Executive Producer:
Joy A. Tomchin

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dramatisation of Jane Austen's classic story. Darcy is pleased to introduce Elizabeth to his sister, Georgiana, and to welcome her, and her aunt and uncle, to Pemberley. 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

Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

BBC Four HD

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