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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 13 days

Ben Robinson reveals the story of the village of Milton Abbas in Dorset, which perfectly captures the romantic notion of what the idyllic English village should look like. Show more

Porridge

Episode 2: Prisoner and Escort

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Pilot episode that became the classic comedy series Porridge. For Fletcher, the prospect of studying woodwork and botany in prison provokes thoughts of escape. Show more

Contributors

Fletcher :
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay :
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Director:
James Gilbert

Rome Unpacked

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Giorgio Locatelli and Andrew Graham-Dixon explore Italy's iconic capital, discovering the generations of ordinary Romans who left their mark on the city's culture and gastronomy. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Dear
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Rome Unpacked

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli continue exploring Rome. In search of its Papal, Renaissance and Baroque history, they discover that it is visible all around them. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Dear
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Shakespeare in Italy

Episode 1: Land of Love

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Francesco da Mosto takes to the Italian road in search of Shakespeare. He explores how Shakespeare used Italy to tell his most passionate stories about falling in love. Show more

Focusing on the influence of Le Corbusier's post-war work, Jonathan Meades reclaims the reputation of once-maligned buildings that he argues stood for optimism and grandeur. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 13 days

Ben Robinson reveals the story of the village of Milton Abbas in Dorset, which perfectly captures the romantic notion of what the idyllic English village should look like. Show more

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Sitcom. Julia moves out of her comfort zone when she reluctantly invites the entire class to her daughter's birthday party. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Animal man:
Ben Crompton
Balloon video man:
Barnaby Ferris
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Juliet May
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

A school fundraiser is not Julia's idea of an evening out, but somehow she finds herself heavily involved in order to impress a former colleague and new mum crush. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Caroline Lacy:
Kirsty Bushell
Mr Glencuddy:
Himesh Patel
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan

Rome Unpacked

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Giorgio Locatelli and Andrew Graham-Dixon explore Italy's iconic capital, discovering the generations of ordinary Romans who left their mark on the city's culture and gastronomy. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Dear
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

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