Programme Index

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University Challenge

Christmas 2020

Nottingham v Sheffield

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

In the fourth match of the Christmas series for grown-ups, the Nottingham team fight it out against Sheffield. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Narrator:
Roger Tilling
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

Episode 2: Something's Coming

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Neil explores how a new generation of composers transformed musical theatre by embracing more gritty, challenging subjects, from West Side Story to Oliver! Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

on BBC Four HD

Classic thriller. A decorated Korean War hero returns home but his fellow platoon members are troubled with nightmarish recurring dreams. Show more

Contributors

Major Bennett Marco:
Frank Sinatra
Raymond Shaw:
Laurence Harvey
Eugenie Rose Chaney:
Janet Leigh
Mrs Eleanor Shaw Iselin:
Angela Lansbury
Chunjin:
Henry Silva
Senator John Yerkes Iselin:
James Gregory
Jocelyn Jordan:
Leslie Parrish

Formats

BBC Proms

2015

Friday Night at the Proms: Seth MacFarlane Sings Sinatra

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four HD

The John Wilson Orchestra is joined by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane to perform some of Frank Sinatra's most memorable songs, with guests Jamie Parker and Claire Martin. Show more

Secrets of Bones

Episode 5: Food for Thought

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Ben Garrod uncovers the secrets of how vertebrates capture and devour their food using extreme jaws, bizarre teeth and specialised bony tools. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Garrod
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Producer:
Ingrid Kvale
Director:
Ingrid Kvale

Secrets of Bones

Episode 6: Sex

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Ben Garrod seeks out the big part that bones can play in reproduction. Through sexual selection, the skeleton has adapted to aid courtship, competition and even copulation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Garrod
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Director:
Aaron Paul

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

Episode 2: Something's Coming

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Neil explores how a new generation of composers transformed musical theatre by embracing more gritty, challenging subjects, from West Side Story to Oliver! Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 3

Episode 2: Manchester

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Dr Bendor Grosvenor investigates the works of German painter Johann Zoffany, while Emma Dabiri looks into Manchester's support for the abolition of slavery. Show more

BBC Four HD

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