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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 10

Warrington to Preston

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Armed with his Bradshaw’s Guide, Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey through Britain’s industrial heartland. Starting at Warrington, Michael then heads to Huyton and Preston. Show more

One Foot in the Grave

Series 1

Episode 1: Alive and Buried

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Sitcom about a grumpy senior citizen whose attitude lands him in comical predicaments. Replaced at work by a box, Victor embarks on his enforced retirement. Show more

Contributors

Victor Meldrew:
Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew:
Annette Crosbie
Mrs Inglis:
Susie Blake
Mrs Jellis:
Valerie Minifie
Mrs Warboys:
Doreen Mantle

French and Saunders

300 Years of French and Saunders

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are back together for a special show bursting with brand new material, greatest hits and even some never-before-seen footage. Show more

Contributors

Poldark 1st AD:
Lorna Brown
Himself/George:
Jack Farthing
Newsreader:
Victoria Graham
Herself/Demelza:
Eleanor Tomlinson
Director:
Ed Bye
Producer:
James Farrell
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman

Duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Dawn French in her critically acclaimed one-woman show, filmed during its final West End run. It takes the audience on a journey through various delights and riches. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Dawn French
Production Company:
Phil McIntyre Television
Director:
Ed Bye
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer:
Maureen Vincent

Some People with Jokes

Series 1

Episode 1: Some Vicars with Jokes - Part 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Clergy from around the UK swap the good book for the joke book and share their favourite gags. Old, new, clean, not so clean, these vicars are hell bent on getting laughs. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Series Producer:
Mark Lucey

Some People with Jokes

Series 1

Episode 2: Some Vicars with Jokes - Part 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

More laughs from the pulpit, as vicars from around the UK crack their favourite jokes. Old, new, clean and blue, it is a side-splitting sermon for saints and sinners alike. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Series Producer:
Mark Lucey

The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 3: Newton's Prism

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Marcus du Sautoy tells the story behind Isaac Newton's diagram of a prism which demonstrated that white light is not pure, but made up of different colours. Show more

The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 6: Pioneer Plaque

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Marcus du Sautoy explores the story behind the Pioneer Plaque, a diagram on board a space probe which would reveal facts about the Earth to extraterrestrial life. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 10

Warrington to Preston

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Armed with his Bradshaw’s Guide, Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey through Britain’s industrial heartland. Starting at Warrington, Michael then heads to Huyton and Preston. Show more

French and Saunders

300 Years of French and Saunders

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are back together for a special show bursting with brand new material, greatest hits and even some never-before-seen footage. Show more

Contributors

Poldark 1st AD:
Lorna Brown
Himself/George:
Jack Farthing
Newsreader:
Victoria Graham
Herself/Demelza:
Eleanor Tomlinson
Director:
Ed Bye
Producer:
James Farrell
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman

BBC Four HD

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