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Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series following Griff Rhys Jones as he restores his 200-year-old farmhouse in Pembrokeshire. As Griff's restoration drama continues, nature decides to intervene.

Yes, Minister

Series 2

Episode 4: The Greasy Pole

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Sitcom about a British government minister and the advisers who surround him. Jim Hacker finds himself in the middle of a row over the British Chemical Corporation.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Joan Littler:
Brenda Blethyn
Sir Wally McFarlane:
Freddie Earlle
Professor Henderson:
Jerome Willis
R A Crichton:
Geoffrey Toone
R A Crichton:
Jonathan Lynn
R A Crichton:
Antony Jay

To the Manor Born

Series 1

Episode 4: Nation's Heritage

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Stately sitcom. DeVere moves his multinational grocery business to the manor and crosses swords with Audrey over a fireplace.

Contributors

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Margery Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka:
Daphne Heard
Barbringer:
John Rudling
Mrs Patterson:
Daphne Oxenford

Ian Hislop's Olden Days

Episode 2: Forward into the Past

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Ian Hislop explores the British trait of obsession with the past. He shows how the Victorians turned to the Middle Ages to make sense of their era of progress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Director:
Ian MacMillan

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Documentary series about the effect of medicine on life expectancy. Before a vaccine or an effective treatment can come into play, data is the first line of defence against a new pandemic. Show more

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 2: Monitor Me

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Horizon explores the boom in health-related apps and gadgets, as well as how technology is helping medical professionals monitor fitness and health in unprecedented ways. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Dr Michael Mosley explores how scientists went from finding antidotes to poisons to applying poisons as cures, a story that encompasses the planet's most deadly substances. Show more

The Beauty of Anatomy

Episode 4: The Hunter Brothers

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

How the Hunter brothers transformed medicine and art in 18th-century Britain, believing that anatomy could only be learnt by performing dissections. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series following Griff Rhys Jones as he restores his 200-year-old farmhouse in Pembrokeshire. As Griff's restoration drama continues, nature decides to intervene.

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 days

The photographers face a speed assignment in the boxing gym, go in search of documenting life in a Birmingham market and are tasked with a high-end fashion shoot in Rankin’s studio. Show more

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