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Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of Sellafield. He encounters some of the most dangerous substances on earth, reveals the nature of radiation and even attempts to split the atom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Al-Khalili
Director:
Tim Usborne
Producer:
Tim Usborne
Executive Producer:
Jane Aldous
Executive Producer:
Mark Tattersall

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dramatic reconstruction of the devastating impact of the first atomic bomb to be used against people on the citizens of Hiroshima. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Captain Deke Parsons:
George Anton
Admiral Yonai:
Katsumi Cho
Winston Churchill:
Robert Austin
Teruko Fujii:
Miya Oishi
Harry S Truman:
Kenneth Jay
Shigenori Togo:
Shoichi Ito
General Groves:
Garry Cooper
Akiko Takakura:
Haruka Kuroda

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 1: Galen and Leonardo

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Adam Rutherford looks at the relationship between discoveries in anatomy and artworks that illustrate them. He begins with Claudius Galen and Leonardo da Vinci. Show more

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 2: Andreas Vesalius

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Adam Rutherford tells the story of 16th-century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, who produced the first complete account of the human body and how to dissect it. Show more

Secret Knowledge

Stradivarius and Me

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 28 days

Clemency Burton-Hill indulges in her lifelong passion for the violin as she explores the mysterious life and lasting influence of legendary violin maker Antonio Stradivari. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Katy Homan
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Katy Homan

Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of Sellafield. He encounters some of the most dangerous substances on earth, reveals the nature of radiation and even attempts to split the atom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Al-Khalili
Director:
Tim Usborne
Producer:
Tim Usborne
Executive Producer:
Jane Aldous
Executive Producer:
Mark Tattersall

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