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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Aarathi Prasad explores water-related inventions, including new ways to cross the sea, making filthy water drinkable and designing life-saving apparatus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aarathi Prasad
Captain George Manby:
John Dane
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Airy
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Derek George
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Nichols
Interviewed Guest:
Johana O'Donoghue
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Pritchard
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Waller
Director:
Clive Dunn
Director of photography:
Chris Sharman
Editor:
Ray Gotts
Writer:
Clive Dunn
Camera Assistant:
Max Knaapen
Production Coordinator:
Annu Kolthammer
Production Assistant:
Cameron Black
Production Assistant:
Annie Woodman
Researcher:
Janine Gauvain
Production Company:
Eye Film and TV

Movie Connections

Series 1

Episode 7: Brassed Off

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Pete Postlethwaite, Stephen Tompkinson, Melanie Hill, Philip Jackson, and Peter Martin join the director in recalling Brassed Off's journey from script to screen. Show more

Great Lives

Series 38

Nitin Sawhney on Jeff Buckley

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for over a year

Musician Nitin Sawhney chooses the celebrated American singer-songwriter, Jeff Buckley. With Steve Abbott and Matthew Parris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Nitin Sawhney
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Abbott

Duration: 1 hour

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

Goldie 's band meet each other for the first time at an intensive music residential. Over three days they work with a team of expert mentors including composer Guy Chambers. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Goldie's band return to Christ's Hospital for two days of rehearsals and make their final preparations before travelling to Buckingham Palace. Show more

Brazil with Michael Palin

Episode 4: The Deep South

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Michael Palin finds out what makes Brazil tick. He meets Prince Joao de Braganza, heir to the defunct Brazilian throne, and visits aircraft manufacturer Embraer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson
Executive Producer:
Steve Abbott
Executive Producer:
Charlotte Moore
Director:
Francis Hanly

Brazil with Michael Palin

Episode 3: The Road to Rio

Duration: 1 hour

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

Michael Palin explores what makes Brazil tick. He journeys to Minas Gerais, the source of Brazil's great mineral wealth, and checks into an infamous 'love hotel'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson
Executive Producer:
Steve Abbott
Executive Producer:
Charlotte Moore
Director:
Francis Hanly

Brazil with Michael Palin

Episode 2: Into Amazonia

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series in which Michael Palin crosses Brazil to find out what makes it tick. He visits indigenous tribes, rubber tappers and Henry Ford's ill-fated Fordlandia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson
Executive Producer:
Steve Abbott
Executive Producer:
Charlotte Moore