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Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

Episode 1: Secrets of the Tomb Builders

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dan Cruickshank explores stories from ancient Egypt. He searches for clues to the community of craftsmen who built burial chambers for the pharaohs. Show more

The Golden Age of Steam Railways

Episode 1: Small Is Beautiful

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Two-part series telling the remarkable story of a band of visionaries who rescued some of the little narrow gauge railways that once served Britain's industries. Show more

Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise

Episode 1: The Secrets of the South

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 17 days

Documentary series. A look at southern Thailand, known for its natural beauty. For the animals that live here, this is a natural wonderland. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Dan explores the high-rise flat in London's East End. He charts the history of the Lincoln estate, which went from a dream of luxury to deprivation and social exclusion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Director:
James Gray
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Dr James Fox looks at how, during the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. Show more

Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

Episode 1: Secrets of the Tomb Builders

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dan Cruickshank explores stories from ancient Egypt. He searches for clues to the community of craftsmen who built burial chambers for the pharaohs. Show more

Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise

Episode 1: The Secrets of the South

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 17 days

Documentary series. A look at southern Thailand, known for its natural beauty. For the animals that live here, this is a natural wonderland. Show more

BBC Four HD

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