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Series 1

Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

An analysis and full performance of Gershwin's salute to the city that never sleeps, exploring the improvisational approach and musical influences behind this iconic composition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Josie D'Arby
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Mathew Tucker
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director of photography:
Michael O'Halloran

Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession

Episode 1: Windows on the World

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Jerry Brotton shows how maps can be tools of power and snapshots of history. Henry VIII's maps of the British coast helped him exert control over the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jerry Brotton
Series Producer:
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 14 days

Documentary series revealing the 'behind-closed-doors' politics of World War II. This episode focuses on the secret history of the non-aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin.

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Mark Lawson talks to screenwriter Jimmy McGovern about his life and career in television drama, his memories of working-class Liverpool and the impact of Catholicism on his work. Show more

Discovering...

Series 1

Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

An analysis and full performance of Gershwin's salute to the city that never sleeps, exploring the improvisational approach and musical influences behind this iconic composition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Josie D'Arby
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Mathew Tucker
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director of photography:
Michael O'Halloran

Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession

Episode 1: Windows on the World

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Jerry Brotton shows how maps can be tools of power and snapshots of history. Henry VIII's maps of the British coast helped him exert control over the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jerry Brotton
Series Producer:
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

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