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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11

Canterbury to Alexandra Palace

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Beginning in Canterbury in Kent, Michael treads the boards as he uncovers the political message behind a play, published in 1936, inspired by the 12th-century murder of Archbishop Thomas à Becket. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Escape from America's most notorious maximum-security was supposed to be impossible, but for convict Frank Morris, Alcatraz is just another set of walls that will never hold him. Show more

Contributors

Frank Morris:
Clint Eastwood
John Anglin:
Fred Ward
Clarence Anglin:
Jack Thibeau
Charley Butts:
Larry Hankin
Chester 'Doc' Dalton:
Roberts Blossom
Director:
Don Siegel

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 20 days

Oscar-winning musical following three sailors on shore leave. Determined to enjoy their freedom, the young men embark on whirlwind romances. Starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.

Contributors

Brunhilde Esterhazy:
Betty Garrett
Clare Huddeson:
Ann Miller
Mme Dilyovska:
Florence Bates
Lucy Shmeeler:
Alice Pearce
Professor:
George Meader
Director:
Stanley Donen
Director:
Gene Kelly
Producer:
Arthur Freed

Formats

The Sky at Night

Telescopes through Time

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

The Sky at Night team explore the history of the telescope and how developments in the power of lenses have increased our understanding of our place in the cosmos. 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

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11

Canterbury to Alexandra Palace

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Beginning in Canterbury in Kent, Michael treads the boards as he uncovers the political message behind a play, published in 1936, inspired by the 12th-century murder of Archbishop Thomas à Becket. Show more

The Culture Show

The Art of World War II: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Alastair Sooke explores the often overlooked history of Britain's wartime renaissance. He meets the Blitz survivors and factory workers who became the subject of iconic paintings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Director:
Bill MacLeod
Producer:
Bill MacLeod
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

BBC Four HD

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