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Our Classical Century

Series 1

Episode 1: 1918 - 1936

Duration: 60 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

This programme captures the influence of WWI on classical music and its impact on a generation of musicians and composers whose music became part of our sense of identity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Production Company:
Lion Television
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon

Discovering...

Series 1

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Benjamin Britten

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

Katie Derham presents analysis and performance of Benjamin Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Moritz Gnann. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Mathew Tucker
Director of photography:
Michael O'Halloran
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 1 hour

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

Teams fight each other in virtual reruns of the world's greatest battles. A team of wrestlers try to rewrite history by keeping the Roman general Scipio from taking Carthage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director:
Julian Smith
Series Producer:
Jo Scott
Executive Producer:
Alan Tyler
Executive Producer:
Lisa Hazlehurst
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Coordinator:
Karen Craig
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle Caprez
Assistant Producer:
Stevie Whiteford
Floor Manager:
Jane Darby
Assistant Floor Manager:
Michelle Shields
Researcher:
David Philip

Kew on a Plate

Episode 2: Summer

Duration: 1 hour

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

Gardening and cooking show with Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble. Summer has arrived and there are new crops to tend, harvest and cook with, including carrots and cacao. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Marc Meltonville
Series Producer:
Giulia Clark
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle-Caprez
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Amy Tapper

Kew on a Plate

Episode 4: Winter

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Gardening and cooking show. As the year at Kew draws to an end, the garden is prepared for its next cycle - seeds are saved and soil is mulched. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Series Producer:
Giulia Clark
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle-Caprez
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Amy Tapper

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team visit the South Devon Railway to explore the life of the branch line before the Beeching cuts of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Researcher:
Fjolla Iberhysaj
Participant:
Sandra Fry
Participant:
Jim Jeffrey
Participant:
Dave Knowling
Participant:
Alan Taylor
Participant:
Barbara Turner
Participant:
Alasdair Page
Participant:
Mike Esbester
Participant:
Brian Robinson
Participant:
Alan Johnson
Participant:
Darren Robinson
Participant:
John Brodribb
Participant:
Jeremy John
Participant:
Marc Lucas

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn explore how the introduction of steam railways in the early 19th century changed Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Participant:
Keith Payne
Participant:
Ian Wilkinson
Participant:
Medina Dick
Participant:
Phil Jones
Participant:
Ron Whalley
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Charlotte Lee
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn help get the most famous locomotive in the world, the Flying Scotsman, into steam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Participant:
Paul Harrison
Participant:
Brian Hallett
Participant:
Philip Payne
Participant:
David Turner
Participant:
Bill Griffiths
Participant:
Patrick Rowe
Participant:
Meg Arnot
Participant:
Noel Hartley
Participant:
Richard Elliott
Participant:
Keiran Flynn
Participant:
Tony Green
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Researcher:
Fjolla Iberhysaj
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Graphic Designer:
Eddie Gachegua

Duration: 1 hour

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

A team of karate veterans try to defend the Roman Empire against Attila and his Hunnish hordes. Can they stop a team of kickboxers from rewriting history and overrunning Europe? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director:
Julian Smith
Series Producer:
Jo Scott
Executive Producer:
Alan Tyler
Executive Producer:
Lisa Hazlehurst
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Coordinator:
Karen Craig
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle Caprez
Assistant Producer:
Stevie Whiteford
Floor Manager:
Jane Darby
Assistant Floor Manager:
Michelle Shields
Researcher:
David Philip

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. This episode looks at how railways began to move people, rather than just goods, around the country. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliot
Director:
Stuart Elliot
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Assistant Producer:
Tom Pilbeam
Production Company:
Lion Television

Kew on a Plate

Episode 1: Spring

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Gardening and cooking show. Raymond makes a light spring dish of grilled asparagus tips and plants some crowns. Ruth Goodman shows Kate Humble an old Roman asparagus recipe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Ruth Goodman
Series Producer:
Giulia Clark
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle-Caprez
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Amy Tapper

Kew on a Plate

Episode 3: Autumn

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Gardening and cooking show with Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble. It's autumn at Kew, and the vegetable garden is set to produce a bumper harvest. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Series Producer:
Giulia Clark
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle-Caprez
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Amy Tapper

Discovering...

Series 1

Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin

Duration: 58 minutes

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

An analysis and full performance of Gershwin's salute to the city that never sleeps, exploring the improvisational approach and musical influences behind this iconic composition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Josie D'Arby
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Mathew Tucker
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director of photography:
Michael O'Halloran

Duration: 1 hour

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

A team of aquarium workers fighting as the French forces take on a team of archers representing the British and Allied armies in a virtual rerun of the Battle of Waterloo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Production Company:
Lion Television
Director:
Julian Smith
Series Producer:
Jo Scott
Executive Producer:
Alan Tyler
Executive Producer:
Lisa Hazlehurst
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Production Coordinator:
Karen Craig
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle Caprez
Assistant Producer:
Stevie Whiteford
Floor Manager:
Jane Darby
Assistant Floor Manager:
Michelle Shields
Researcher:
David Philip

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In the first episode, Mary reaches back to the myths and legends of the origins of Rome. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Liam Ayres
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Aerial Photographer:
Denis Gliksman
Colourist:
Martin Mayos
On-line editing:
Martin Mayos
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels with our own world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Liam Ayres
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Photographer:
Piers Leigh
Colourist:
Martin Mayos
On-line editing:
Martin Mayos
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mary Beard explores the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In this episode, she takes an in-depth look at the question of identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Photographer:
Brendan Easton
Location Manager:
Said Chitour
Location Manager:
Munir Akdogan
Location Manager:
Sibel Samli
Location Manager:
Alper Turkkan
Colourist:
Dominic Hutton
On-line editing:
Dominic Hutton
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
Ross Bradley
Film Editor:
James Dowd
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In the final episode, Mary tackles the biggest puzzle of all: why, and how, did the Roman Empire fall? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Writer:
Mary Beard
Photographer:
Craig Hasting
Photographer:
Marco Rossi
Photographer:
Liam Ayres
Location Manager:
Oren Rosenfeld
Location Manager:
Munir Akdogan
Location Manager:
Sibel Samli
Location Manager:
Alper Turkkan
Colourist:
Martin Mayos
On-line editing:
Martin Mayos
Re-recording mixer:
Gavin Allingham
Production Coordinator:
Isabelle Burn
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Assistant Producer:
Johnny Crockett
Film Editor:
Tracey Joss
Executive Producer:
Martin Davidson
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Series Producer:
Caterina Turroni
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn find out how railways transformed the British diet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Participant:
John Martin
Participant:
Glenn Kilpatrick
Participant:
Barry Brown
Participant:
Mike Bull
Participant:
Don Tyler
Participant:
Daniel Dickinson
Participant:
George Willy
Participant:
Guy Debes
Participant:
James Harper
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Assistant Producer:
Tom Pilbeam
Production Company:
Lion Television
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Graphic Designer:
Eddie Gachegua

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team find out how more leisure time and cheap rail transport meant more freedom for working-class Victorians. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Participant:
Andy Croggon
Participant:
Matt Green
Participant:
Dan Wealden
Participant:
Paul MacDonald
Participant:
Simon Penn
Participant:
Joby Carter
Participant:
Basil Craske
Participant:
Billy Johnson
Participant:
Hal Debes
Participant:
Guy Debes
Participant:
John Spencer
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam