Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 10

Birmingham to the Potteries

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Armed with his Bradshaw’s guide, Michael Portillo visits Birmingham, then travels on to Cradley Heath and Landywood, before reaching the Potteries at Stoke-on-Trent. Show more

The Good Life

Series 3

A Tug of the Forelock

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

After Tom brainstorms an idea for revamping the cultivator into a transport vehicle, the Goods try their hand at becoming a housekeeping service to the Leadbetters to earn cash.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jeremy Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington

One Foot in the Grave

Series 1

Episode 2: The Big Sleep

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Sitcom. Margaret tries to help her husband cope with early retirement by getting him a book from the library entitled Coping with Old Age.

Contributors

Victor Meldrew:
Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew:
Annette Crosbie
First Jehovah's Witness:
Christopher Saul
Second Jehovah's Witness:
David Peart

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for over a year

Drama about a widow who goes to stay with her grown up offspring. As she comes to terms with the past, she embarks on a startling new relationship with her daughter's boyfriend. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

A chance to hang out with Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Joan Plowright and enjoy sparkling conversation spliced with a raft of astonishing archive. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Eileen Atkins
Interviewed Guest:
Judi Dench
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Plowright
Director:
Roger Michell
Producer:
Sally Angel

The Sky at Night

The Forgotten Solar System

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

The Sky at Night team reveal how important it is to investigate our solar system's outer planets close up and why opportunities to do so only come around every so often. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Pete Lawrence
Production Coordinator:
Carisse Perks
Assistant Producer:
Raquel Taylor
Production Manager:
Kassi Murphy
Executive Producer:
Steve Crabtree
Series Producer:
Peter Leonard

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski follow the Earth's voyage around the sun for one complete orbit, this time travelling from January to the March equinox. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer:
Stephen Marsh

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 10

Birmingham to the Potteries

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Armed with his Bradshaw’s guide, Michael Portillo visits Birmingham, then travels on to Cradley Heath and Landywood, before reaching the Potteries at Stoke-on-Trent. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

James Fox uses art to explore how our ancient relationship with nature changed with the advent of farming, cities, and faiths, and how we tried to gain control over the natural world. Show more

BBC Four HD

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