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Around the World in 80 Treasures

Series 1

Homeward Bound

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. Dan's final journey takes him from Bosnia through Greece and Italy before finishing in Spain. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

Series 1

Episode 1: Peru to Brazil

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank reveals the world's most beautiful man-made treasures. Dan visits the giant Moai, the ruins of Machu Picchu and the giant statue of Rio's Christ. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

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Mexico to America

Duration: 46 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dan Cruickshank's travels take him from ancient Mayan tombs and the giant warriors of Tula in Mexico to Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia and the Statue of Liberty. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

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Australia to Cambodia

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

In his documentary series revealing the most beautiful things in the world, Dan Cruickshank travels from the Australian outback to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom in Cambodia. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

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Japan to China

Part 1: Japan to China

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. In Japan, he visits a temple with a meditation garden. In China, Dan marvels at the Great Wall and the Terracotta army. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

Series 1

Episode 5: India to Sri Lanka

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. In India, he tangles with a ten-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in the Cave of Heavenly Maidens. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

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Uzbekistan to Syria

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. Dan sees tile making in Samarkand, the Trading Domes of Bukhara, the Fire Temple of Baku and Persepolis. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

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Episode 7: Jordan to Ethiopia

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. Dan's in search of the Ark of the Covenant, a journey which takes him from Jordan to the Holy Land and finally Ethiopia. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

Series 1

Turkey to Germany

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series with Dan Cruickshank. Dan's penultimate journey takes him from Turkey, via Russia and Poland, to Germany. Show more

Britain's Greatest Buildings

Series 1

Episode 4: The Circus

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Dan Cruickshank presents the series exploring famous buildings. This edition visits the Circus, a perfect circle of palatial terraced houses in the centre of Regency Bath. Show more

The Lost World of Mitchell and Kenyon

Episode 2: Sport and Pleasure

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about 800 films from the Edwardian age. A look at the leisure pursuits of the time, from holidays in Blackpool to the first ever film of Manchester Utd. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Series Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Simon Ford

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan explores the high-rise flat in London's East End. He charts the history of the Lincoln estate, which went from a dream of luxury to deprivation and social exclusion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Director:
James Gray
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

Episode 1: Secrets of the Tomb Builders

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Dan Cruickshank explores stories from ancient Egypt. He searches for clues to the community of craftsmen who built burial chambers for the pharaohs. Show more

Around the World in 80 Treasures

Series 1

Japan to China

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan Cruickshank reveals the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In Japan, he visits a temple with a meditation garden. In China, Dan marvels at the Great Wall and the Terracotta Army. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

The designers and historical experts rush to get the house finished for opening day. Will the National Trust accept the outlandish schemes, and what will the public make of it? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Penelope Keith
Presenter:
Penelope Keith
Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Presenter:
Anna Whitelock
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Kate Shiers
Set Designer:
Russell Sage
Set Designer:
Russell Sage
Set Designer:
David Howard
Set Designer:
David Howard

Duration: 1 hour

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

The story of 12-year-old James Annesley, snatched from Dublin and sold into slavery in America in 1728, whose fate helped inspire Robert Louis Stevenson's book Kidnapped. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville-West
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas

Dan Cruickshank tells the story of how the art collection of Britain's first prime minister was sold to Russia in the 1770s and how it is returning to hang in its original home. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dan is in Stoneleigh to chart the cottage's transformation from humble medieval hovel to modern dream home, with the help of documents in the local abbey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins