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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Ben Robinson uncovers the story of Cromford, a Derbyshire village at the heart of industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright's mechanised cotton mills and a textile revolution. Show more

Inside Museums

Series 2

Manchester’s Whitworth

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Diana Ali revisits the Whitworth art gallery in Manchester to explore an eclectic collection that helped inspire her as an artist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Diana Ali
Executive Producer:
Sally Dixon
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Director:
Sally Dixon

Keeping Up Appearances

Series 3

Episode 1: Early Retirement

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Sitcom about the upwardly mobile Hyacinth Bucket. Richard worries about the prospect of early retirement as Hyacinth makes plans for his twilight years. Show more

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 3: A Diplomatic Incident

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Classic political sitcom. When Jim Hacker discovers the French are planning some dirty tricks to get political advantage, the PM turns the tables on them.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
French Ambassador:
Christopher Benjamin
Police Commissioner:
Nicholas Courtney
US Vice-President:
Bill Bailey
Peter Gascoigne:
Robert East
Writer:
Antony Jay

Gods of Snooker

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

As snooker becomes big business, Alex Higgins struggles to keep up with the professionalism of a new rising star – Steve Davis. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Edward McGown
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Executive Producer:
Louis Theroux
Production Company:
Mindhouse Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

In 1963, Mary Whitehouse embarked on a mission to clean up British television. This is a drama inspired by real events that brings life to the battle for Britain's morals. Show more

Contributors

Sir Hugh Carleton-Greene:
Hugh Bonneville
Mary Whitehouse:
Julie Walters
Ernest Whitehouse:
Alun Armstrong
Norah Buckland:
Georgie Glen
Rev Basil Buckland:
Timothy Davies
Paul Whitehouse:
Paul Westwood
Richard Whitehouse:
Drew Webb
Christopher Whitehouse:
Jeremy Legat
Lord Charlie Hill:
Ron Cook
David Turner:
William Beck
Harman Grisewood:
Nicholas Woodeson
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Writer:
Amanda Coe

Meet the Romans with Mary Beard

Episode 1: All Roads Lead to Rome

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Historical series looking at the Roman empire from the bottom up. Professor Mary Beard traces the story of several ordinary yet remarkable Roman citizens. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Ben Robinson uncovers the story of Cromford, a Derbyshire village at the heart of industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright's mechanised cotton mills and a textile revolution. Show more

Inside Museums

Series 2

Manchester’s Whitworth

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

Diana Ali revisits the Whitworth art gallery in Manchester to explore an eclectic collection that helped inspire her as an artist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Diana Ali
Executive Producer:
Sally Dixon
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Director:
Sally Dixon

Gods of Snooker

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

As snooker becomes big business, Alex Higgins struggles to keep up with the professionalism of a new rising star – Steve Davis. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Edward McGown
Executive Producer:
Arron Fellows
Executive Producer:
Louis Theroux
Production Company:
Mindhouse Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

In this episode, Ella Al-Shamahi explores the fate of the Neanderthals - asking why they became extinct, and discovering how they live on inside of us today. Show more

BBC Four HD

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