Programme Index

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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11

Witham to Felixstowe

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Michael Portillo's railway journey reaches Witham in Essex. Here he visits the factory of the world's oldest supplier of metal framed windows which became popular in the 30s. Show more

Keeping Up Appearances

Series 1

Episode 2: The New Vicar

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Sitcom. Hyacinth has asked the new vicar to tea and - in her usual meticulous way - she has organised the event down to the last sugar lump. Events take a sudden turn.

One Foot in the Grave

Series 2

Episode 2: We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Victor and Margaret agree to look after Kylie the tortoise whilst Margaret's god daughter Jennifer goes on holiday.

dinnerladies

Series 1

Scandal

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Not only does Bren's mother Petula cause mayhem in the factory with her ill-considered romance, but her caravan gets in the way of Stan's work.

The Many Faces of...

Series 1

Episode 5: Les Dawson

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 day

Remembering Les Dawson with favourite TV clips and some rare gems from the archives, plus interviews with friends, relatives and colleagues who assess the comedian's legacy. Show more

Documentary exploring the Pilgrims' journey west across the Atlantic in the 17th century. Celebrated each year at Thanksgiving, the event has become shrouded in myth. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Ric Burns
Director:
Ric Burns
Director of photography:
Tim Cragg
William Bradford (adult):
Roger Rees
William Bradford (child):
Josh Webb
William Bradford (adolescent):
Jos Brown
John Robinson:
James Thorne
William Brewster:
Matthew Jure
Richard Clyfton:
Howard Lee
Production Company:
CTVC

Documentary telling the story of J & P Coats, initially a cotton mill opened in Paisley in 1826 that went on to become one of the world's three biggest companies. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Phyllis Logan
Executive Producer:
Ewan Angus
Executive Producer:
Maurice Smith
Executive Producer:
Colin Cameron
Director:
Sarah Howitt
Producer:
Sarah Howitt

Inside Museums

Series 1

Scottish National Gallery

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Artist Lachlan Goudie visits the Scottish National Gallery to explore the relevance of a much-loved collection to the challenges we face today, in terms of family, community, nature and hope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lachlan Goudie
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Executive Producer:
Sally Dixon
Director:
Sally Dixon
Production Company:
Avanti Media

Secrets of Skin

Series 1

Defence

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

What is the most toxic animal on earth? Why is a rhino armour plated? Professor Ben Garrod discovers the complex ways in which skin helps defend animals against threats of all kinds. Show more

Secrets of Skin

Series 1

Sensing

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Professor Ben Garrod explores how some snakes can see using heat, how crocodiles feel through their jaws, and how some animals use electricity to navigate their world. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11

Witham to Felixstowe

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Michael Portillo's railway journey reaches Witham in Essex. Here he visits the factory of the world's oldest supplier of metal framed windows which became popular in the 30s. Show more

The Many Faces of...

Series 1

Episode 5: Les Dawson

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 day

Remembering Les Dawson with favourite TV clips and some rare gems from the archives, plus interviews with friends, relatives and colleagues who assess the comedian's legacy. Show more

BBC Four HD

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