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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Historian William Dalrymple travels to Hyderabad in India to explore the remarkable 18th-century love affair between a British diplomat and the Muslim princess he married. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of 19th-century artist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha examines the movement of power bases from Newgrange to the sumptuous Castletown House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin
Series Producer:
Andrea McCartney

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Talking to enthusiasts and performers, Michael Grade traces the history of the music hall in a journey that takes him from Wilton's Music Hall in London to Glasgow's Britannia. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 2

Episode 2: Derby

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri travel to Derby, on the hunt for a potential hidden masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Antonio Carluccio travels to Sicily to discover more about one of the most successful novels ever written in the Italian language, The Leopard, by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 5

Tatton Park

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri discover a mysterious portrait at Tatton Park in Cheshire. Bendor makes a bold claim for the artist and is forced to completely rethink his ideas.
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Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Technical difficulties frustrate Bendor’s attempt to uncover who painted an unfinished portrait in a Glasgow museum. Emma reveals the true identity of the sitter after 300 years. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of George Victor Du Noyer. Martha travels north, taking in Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple and Kearney Point, before visiting Dunmoe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin
Series Producer:
Andrea McCartney

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of artist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha travels the spiritual trail, taking in Blasket Island and the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin
Series Producer:
Andrea McCartney

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Dr Jago Cooper uses scientific and archaeological evidence to argue that Easter Island's demise was not solely due to its inhabitants' wilful use of its natural resources. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jago Cooper
Assistant Producer:
Alessandra D'Avanzo
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Executive Producer:
Ross Harper

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Film looking at the art colony of St Ives in Cornwall, which became as important as Paris or London in the history of modernism during a creative period between the 1920s and 60s. Show more

Treasures of the Indus

Episode 3: Of Gods and Men

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In a journey across India's Tamil Nadu state, Sona Datta traces the development of the Hindu religion from its origins as an amalgamation of local faith traditions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Series Producer:
Hugh Thomson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Participant:
Dr J Rajendaran
Participant:
Richard Blurton
Participant:
Dr Deviprasad
Participant:
Dr R Nagaswamy
Participant:
L Murugasankari
Participant:
K Suresh Kumar
Participant:
Karan Vir Arora
Participant:
PC Deshmukh

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 1: Swansea

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from museums and galleries across Britain. The Swansea museum store contains everything from a stuffed pigeon to a police car. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 2: Aberdeenshire

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from museums and galleries. In the storerooms of the Montrose Museum lies a mystery painting with a giant hole in it. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 3: Belfast

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Bendor and Jacky visit the Ulster Museum to investigate what have long been disregarded as low-value copies of works by Flemish artist Peter Breughel the Younger. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In Oxford's Bodleian Library, Dr Bendor Grosvenor spots a finely painted portrait by an unknown artist. Could it be by the greatest portrait painter working in Rome in the 18th century, Pompeo Batoni? Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 4

Birmingham

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Bendor Grosvenor finds two anonymous planks in a drawer at Birmingham Art Gallery. Put together, they show a scene of village life. Is he right in detecting the hand of Flemish master Brueghel? Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In Cardiff, a fake restoration reveals a Madonna. Emma Dabiri explores the story of the two Welsh sisters who donated the work, while Bendor Grosvenor looks for proof of a link with Botticelli. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Alastair Sooke discovers how John Constable, whose work often depicts such a familiar image of rural Britain, was painting in a way that was considered groundbreaking at the time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Levi Roots cooks hot pepperpot stew with his mother, and tries his hand at the delicate art of nouvelle Caribbean cuisine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Levi Roots
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle