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Series 6

Transylvania Babylon

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A comic exploration of the cult of Dracula, from Bela Lugosi to bloodsucking bikes, with a Mexican tag-wrestling version thrown in for good measure. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Khalid Khan
Producer:
Khalid Khan
Series Producer:
John Das

Timeshift

Series 6

Parallel Worlds: A User's Guide

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Viewer's guide to entering another dimension, featuring some of TV and cinema's best-known alternate universes, from Star Trek to Sliders, from Buffy to Doctor Who. Show more

Timeshift

Series 6

Spy Stories - British Espionage in Fact and Fiction

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Bill Nighy narrates a documentary telling the story of the long and often extraordinary relationship between fact and fiction in the mysterious world of British espionage. Show more

Timeshift

Series 6

Carry On Campus

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Nigel Planer narrates a documentary taking a fond look at the growing pains of the university through the eyes of the writers who immortalised it in the campus novel. Show more

Timeshift

Series 6

Wedding Rites: In Sickness and in Health

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary looking at how and why weddings are on the increase and divorce rates in decline in the UK, and if it's the end for traditions and rituals which go back centuries. Show more

Timeshift

Series 6

Machine Men

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary looking at the history of robots, androids and cyborgs in both fact and fiction. Contributors include sci-fi visionary Brian Aldiss and writer Kim Newman. Show more

Timeshift

Series 6

The Da Vinci Code - The Greatest Story Ever Sold

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 month

After The Da Vinci Code was cleared of plagiarism, this documentary explores the climate which has permitted it to make such an effective challenge to conventional history. Show more