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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Sam Willis explores the golden age of piracy during the early 18th century and charts the devastating impact pirates had during an age of colonial expansion. Show more

Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 2: Arabian Frights

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for over a year

Actor and writer Michael Palin emulates Phileas Fogg's global circumnavigation. Disaster strikes when Michael misses his connection at the Saudi port of Jeddah. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Film Editor:
Howard Billingham
Camera Operator:
Nigel Meakin

Hidden Assets

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Crime drama series. A police raid in Limerick, a dead body in Antwerp and a terrorist bombing campaign. Detective Emer Berry and her team must work out how they are all connected. Show more

Contributors

Emer Berry:
Angeline Ball
Bibi Melnick:
Simone Kirby
Christian De Jong:
Wouter Hendrickx
James Melnick:
Charlie Carrick
Norah Dillon:
Cathy Belton
Sean Prendergast:
Aaron Monaghan
Vincent Thys:
Gilles De Schryver
Richard Melnick:
Michael Ironside
Fionn Brannigan:
Peter Coonan
Siobhan Brannigan:
Sophie Jo Wasson
Josh Ola:
Kwaku Fortune
Erik Maes:
Steve Geerts

Hidden Assets

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

With Darren Reid dead and the discovery that another bombing is imminent, Emer and Christian's attention is drawn to a well-known Irish businessman with a very chequered past. Show more

Contributors

Emer Berry:
Angeline Ball
Bibi Melnick:
Simone Kirby
Christian De Jong:
Wouter Hendrickx
James Melnick:
Charlie Carrick
Norah Dillon:
Cathy Belton
Sean Prendergast:
Aaron Monaghan
Vincent Thys:
Gilles De Schryver
Richard Melnick:
Michael Ironside
Fionn Brannigan:
Peter Coonan
Siobhan Brannigan:
Sophie Jo Wasson
Josh Ola:
Kwaku Fortune
Erik Maes:
Steve Geerts

Parkinson: The Interviews

Series 1

Episode 3: Tommy Cooper and Frankie Howerd

Duration: 36 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Michael Parkinson introduces a recut of two interviews he did with Frankie Howerd and a Christmas interview with Tommy Cooper. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Frankie Howerd
Interviewed Guest:
Tommy Cooper
Executive Producer:
Tony Moss
Series Producer:
Annie Lewis

Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 1: Origins

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. Henry Louis Gates Jr looks at the discoveries that point to Africa as the genetic home of all currently living humanity. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 2: The Cross and the Crescent

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. Henry Louis Gates Jr explores how the emergence of Christianity and Islam reshaped Africa over centuries. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 2: Arabian Frights

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for over a year

Actor and writer Michael Palin emulates Phileas Fogg's global circumnavigation. Disaster strikes when Michael misses his connection at the Saudi port of Jeddah. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Film Editor:
Howard Billingham
Camera Operator:
Nigel Meakin

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