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On Film

Episode 3: Highlands on Film

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

From crofters, mountains and midges to hunting, whisky and the Highland Games, newsreel archive gems and documentary collections create a portrait of the region and its people. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Series

On Film

On Film

Episode 2: Harold Baim's Britain on Film

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A record of Britain and its people as seen through the lens of film-maker Harold Baim. Extracts from Baim's archive from the 1940s to 1980s reveal a world that has gone forever. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Series

On Film

On Film

Episode 1: Bristol on Film

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

From shipping, sherry and tobacco to Brunel, bridges and the blitz, this programme explores the visual archives that document the history of Bristol. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Series

On Film

Commonwealth on Film

Episode 3: Home

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From Ghana to Australia, Malta to Bangladesh, Canada, India and beyond, film-makers have captured the rich diversity of the Commonwealth. This edition looks at the home. Show more

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 3: Radio Stars

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition looks at the continuing connection between radio and light entertainment, and its competition with TV. Show more

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 6: Impressionists

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

A look at how impressionists rose from being the poor relations of the comedy scene 60 years ago to become huge successes in the 1960s and 70s. Show more

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 7: Chat Shows

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Stephen Fry narrates a series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition explores how the chat show has provided some of the most controversial TV ever made. Show more

The Story of Light Entertainment

Series 1 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 6: Impressionists

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look at how impressionists rose from being the poor relations of the comedy scene 60 years ago to become huge successes in the 1960s and 70s. Show more

The Story of Light Entertainment

Series 1 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 3: Radio Stars

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition looks at the continuing connection between radio and light entertainment, and its competition with TV. Show more

The Story of Light Entertainment

Series 1 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 7: Chat Shows

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Stephen Fry narrates a series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition explores how the chat show has provided some of the most controversial TV ever made. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Bench presses, barbells, rowing machines and electric shock mittens - just some of the tortures revealed by Mark Benton in this funny look at the British way of keeping fit.

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Benton
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

London on Film

Episode 3: The Suburbs

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A look at how suburban London has been captured on film over time - a confusing world of tidy semis, old villages and sprawling estates, of commuters, hidden lives and conflict. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

London on Film

Episode 2: The East End

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Using a mix of archive material, this film captures the intensity of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders, migrants and wartime upheavals. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Commonwealth on Film

Episode 2: Childhood

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From Trinidad to Australia, Kenya to Barbados, Canada, India and beyond, film-makers have captured the rich diversity of the Commonwealth. This edition looks at childhood. Show more

Commonwealth on Film

Episode 1: Work

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From Trinidad to Australia, Kenya to Barbados, Canada, India and beyond, film-makers capture the rich diversity of the Commonwealth and the work that people do. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary looking at what happened to Clara Bow, a cinema sensation who became one of the greatest stars of the silent screen but who retired at 28 amid scandal and ill health. Show more

Commonwealth on Film

Episode 4: Free Time

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From India to Jamaica, Nigeria to Hong Kong and beyond, over the decades film-makers have captured the rich diversity of the Commonwealth. This edition looks at free time.

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In the 1950s and 60s Arthur Haynes was ITV's highest paid comic, as popular as Tony Hancock. Paul Merton and Nicholas Parsons rediscover the genius of this forgotten comedy great. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Hugh Dennis reveals a host of artists from the animal kingdom who found fame on TV and on screen, including Flipper, Skippy, Lassie, Beauty, Hammy and Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion. Show more