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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Documentary marking the thirtieth anniversary of cellist Jacqueline du Pre's death. Du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Documentary about Christopher Nupen, a pioneering film director who championed classical music on television, seizing upon his unique access to a golden generation of musicians. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Stephen Fry
Featured Artist:
Christopher Nupen
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Barenboim
Interviewed Guest:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Interviewed Guest:
Pinchas Zukerman
Interviewed Guest:
David Attenborough
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Grade
Interviewed Guest:
John Williams

How to Get Ahead

Episode 2: At Renaissance Court

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Stephen Smith explores Renaissance Florence under the reign of Grand Duke Cosimo Medici, where some of the greatest painters, sculptors and craftsmen in world history served. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Smith
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington
Production Manager:
Nicholas Franklin

The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 1: Vitruvian Man

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

The story behind Leonardo da Vinci's diagram of the perfect human body, which synthesises his passions for anatomy, the mechanics of the human body and geometry. Show more

The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 2: Copernicus

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

In 1543, a diagram drawn by a Polish priest revealed to the world a revolutionary idea, one that would change for ever man’s sense of his place in the cosmos – a sun-centred universe. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Documentary marking the thirtieth anniversary of cellist Jacqueline du Pre's death. Du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced. Show more

BBC Four HD

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