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Duration: 1 hour

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

How the edges between performance poetry and popular music have become blurred, a cross-pollination that began in 1965 when Allen Ginsberg stormed the Royal Albert Hall stage. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A series telling the story of the NHS through the voices of the people whose lives it has affected. This episode covers a period in which the NHS expands beyond all recognition. Show more

Antiques Roadshow

Series 44

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 3

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 9 months

The team return to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, where finds include a set of traditional Highland dress. Fiona gets a closer look at a plant specimen collected by Charles Darwin. Show more

An Art Lovers' Guide

Series 1

Episode 1: Amsterdam

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 21 days

Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke discover the art and design of Amsterdam - a city that pioneered much of modern life, from multinational trade to how we design our homes. Show more

Great Poets in Their Own Words

Episode 2: Access All Areas 1955-1982

Duration: 1 hour

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

In 50s Britain, poetry becomes more democratic as poets turn away from the obscurity of modernism in favour of more reflective language and subjects. Show more

Secret Knowledge

Castiglione - Rogue Genius of the Baroque

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 9 months

Helen Rosslyn makes the case for troubled, turbulent 17th century printmaker and draftsman Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione to be seen as one of the great artists of the Baroque. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Over the course of six short films, Simon Armitage goes behind the scenes of some of his most famous poems to help viewers understand the building blocks that create them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Armitage
Producer:
Sarah Ager
Director:
Sarah Ager
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Executive Producer:
Katy Jones

Secret Knowledge

Castiglione: Rogue Genius of the Baroque

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Latin AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

Featuring exclusive access to Castiglione's original prints and drawings at Windsor Castle, Helen Rosslyn tells the story of one of the forgotten geniuses of art history. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Dr Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke discover how Amsterdam's art and culture reflects the liberal attitudes that helped shape the character of this trailblazing city. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Janina Ramirez
Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Series Producer:
Ruth Shurman
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright

A House Through Time

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 4 months

A ruthless factory owner is hit by an arson attack, a pacifist couple make a stand and one man sets sail for a life on the glamourous Atlantic liners. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Composer:
Paul Honey
Producer:
Kat Feavers
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Series Producer:
Caroline Miller
Series Producer:
Rachel Ozers
Executive Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Antiques Roadshow

Series 44

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

Fiona and the team pay a final visit to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, where finds include a tea set gifted by a Dalai Lama and paintings by a celebrated Korean artist. Show more