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The Genius of Beethoven

The Genius of Beethoven logoA three-part drama-documentary series about Ludwig van Beethoven presented by conductor Charles Hazlewood. It takes eyewitness accounts of the composer's tragic life and weaves them into analysis of his groundbreaking music.

The Genius of Photography

The Genius of Photography logoIn the course of our 170 year relationship, photography has delighted us, served us, moved us, outraged us and occasionally disappointed us. But mainly, it has intrigued us by showing the secret strangeness that lies beneath the world of appearances. And that is photography's true genius. Follow the story of photography in BBC Four's six-part series 'The Genius of Photography'. See some of the most famous photographs ever taken and find out more about what made them so very special.

The Great War

The Great War logoIn the early 1960s the BBC embarked on one of their most important and ambitious series ever. It was to be the definitive history of the First World War, complete in twenty-six 40-minute episodes. An inspired account of the world-shattering events of 1914-1918, The Great War is narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave and employs the voice skills of many other leading actors of the day including Sir Ralph Richardson and Marius Goring. The series includes authentic archive footage and stunning photographic images gathered from 37 separate sources around the world. It also features interviews with many veterans of the war (by this time most were still only in their 60s), as well as almost 150 separate extracts from diaries, letters and reports from the war.

The Human Animal

The Human Animal logoThe Human Animal is a major six-part series, showing that, however much we may think we have evolved from our animal ancestors, our instincts and behaviour are still rooted in our animal past. By denying this inheritance we are in danger of destroying everything we have strived so hard to create. Both candid and entertaining, Desmond Morris exposes our foibles, celebrates our triumphs and gives us a new understanding of the way we behave. A world-renowned zoologist, he has already fundamentally changed the way we perceive ourselves. Now The Human Animal takes us one step closer to confronting our true identity.
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The Human Face

The Human Face logoThis 4 part BBC series examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame in an entertaining fashion.

The Human Mind

The Human Mind logoBBC 3 part mini series about the workings of the human mind

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries logoAdela Bradley, sophisticated woman-of-the world and her chauffeur George Moody are an unlikely pair of investigators back in the England of the 1920s. The sexual tension between Mrs. Bradley and George fairly crackles along as each episode unfolds to a logical conclusion while Mrs. Bradley, with the help of her trusty chauffeur George, employs her unique sleuthing talents in solving the mysteries that come her way.

The Nazis A Warning from History

The Nazis A Warning from History logoThis documentary series exposes the popular myths surrounding the rise and fall of the Third Reich. Exploring how they came to power, how they ruled, how they treated their occupied territories and, above all, how a cultured nation could be responsible for such acts of inhumanity. Through compelling interviews and archive film and records, the series paints an astonishing and often unpalatable picture of the Nazi rule. Contemporaries recall the true extent of Hitler's power; eye-witnesses describe the horrors perpetrated on the Eastern Front; specially shot film in Lithuania reveals the development of the 'Final Solution' and ordinary Germans shed new light on the relationship between the party and the people.

The Paul Daniels Magic Show

The Paul Daniels Magic Show logoThe Paul Daniels Magic Show was broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. Each week Paul Daniels who performs different magic tricks assisted by Debbie McGee. He would also be joined by special guests.

The Peter Serafinowicz Show

The Peter Serafinowicz Show logoThe Peter Serafinowicz Show is a BBC Two comedy sketch show written and starring Peter Serafinowicz. The show is a mixture of sketches based on parodies of British television, using Peter's and other actor's impression notable television personalities.
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