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Lost Kingdoms of Central AmericaLost Kingdoms of Central America

From the people who met Christopher Columbus to the culture that inspired the Mayans; from the vast temple pyramids to the world's oldest ball-game, Lost Kingdoms Of Central America reveals the true character of a stunning continent through its archaeology, art, people and landscapes.


Holidays In The Danger ZoneHolidays In The Danger Zone

BBC Four's travel programme with a difference. Ben Anderson (Seasons 1-4) and Simon Reeve (Seasons 5 & 6) journey to places around the world which are far off the beaten track.


Secret KnowledgeSecret Knowledge
BBC Four, 2013 | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

In a series of authored films, some of our most engaging experts reveal their favourite hidden objects, forgotten places and artistic passions.


Timothy Spall: Back at SeaTimothy Spall: Back at Sea

Timothy Spall at Sea series is a set of three BBC Four television series that follow the journey of actor Timothy Spall and his wife Shane as they take their £200,000 52 feet (16 m) long ocean going Dutch barge, the Princess Matilda, on a trip around the British Coast including Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. Back at Sea comprised four programmes and covered the journey after the first winters break. They travel around Wales to Liverpool, to the Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The last programme in this series follows them from the western Scottish Isles to winter port in Aberdeenshire via the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness. The series was first broadcast in August 2011


Tales from the Royal Wardrobe with Lucy WorsleyTales from the Royal Wardrobe with Lucy Worsley

This show follows the popular historian and curator as she takes a look at the fashion styles of former kings and queens, finding out whether their wardrobes are intended to be a personal statement to the people.


Bob Servant, IndependentBob Servant, Independent
BBC Four, 2013 | Comedy

Television version of the bestselling Bob Servant books and the BBC Radio Scotland comedy, The Bob Servant Emails. Bob launches his political campaign with controversial results.


Soon Gone: A Windrush ChronicleSoon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle
BBC Four, 2019 | Drama

A series of eight monologues examining the hopes, desires, achievements, shattered dreams and broken promises of a single fictionalized family over four generations.


The Art That Made MexicoThe Art That Made Mexico

In this three-part series, artist Alinka Echeverria explores how, across the millennia, three major forces have propelled change and made their mark on Mexico.


How the Celts Saved BritainHow the Celts Saved Britain

Provocative two-part documentary in which Dan Snow blows the lid on the traditional Anglo-centric view of history and reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion during the Dark Ages.


Botany: A Blooming HistoryBotany: A Blooming History
BBC Four, 2011 | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

A series which tells the story of how people came to understand the natural order of the plant world, and how the quest to discover how plants grow uncovered the secret to life on the planet.


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