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73 posts about BBC Four on this blog

  1. Secrets Of Bones: The bony adaptations we missed

    Tuesday 25 February 2014, 10:55

    Ben Garrod Ben Garrod Presenter

    Presenter Ben Garrod reveals fascinating and gruesome skeletal adaptations that didn't make it into the BBC Four natural history series.

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  2. Dissected: Getting under my skin

    Monday 17 February 2014, 10:06

    Paul Overton Paul Overton Producer

    'The heat from our television lights meant the clock was ticking' - Discover some of the unexpected filming challenges the team faced when making the BBC Four series.

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  3. The Bridge: Live web chat with Hans Rosenfeldt

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 18:23

    Hans Rosenfeldt Hans Rosenfeldt Writer

    Join lead writer and co-creator of The Bridge Hans Rosenfeldt in a live web chat from 11pm until midnight on Saturday, 1 February.

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  4. The Bridge: Writing my favourite scenes

    Friday 24 January 2014, 19:04

    Hans Rosenfeldt Hans Rosenfeldt Writer

    Writer Hans Rosenfeldt reveals which detective came first when he created the Swedish-Danish crime thriller on BBC Four.

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  5. The Big Melt - How Steel Made Us Hard

    Thursday 23 January 2014, 09:43

    Martin Wallace Martin Wallace Director

    How a playful approach 'unshackled the archive from its typical function of illustrating history literally' in the Storyville documentary on BBC Four.

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  6. The Ladybird Books Story: How Britain Got The Reading Bug

    Wednesday 18 December 2013, 16:10

    Helen Day Helen Day Teacher

    'I offered to give her a potted - or Ladybird - version of the history.' Ladybird enthusiast Helen Day on working with the television crew on the Timeshift documentary for BBC Four.

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  7. Blues America: History come to life

    Thursday 28 November 2013, 16:04

    Mick Gold Mick Gold Director and Producer

    'The chance to talk to people who knew these musicians passed away years ago.' Finding musicians to recreate the early blues for BBC Four's two-part blues docmentary series.

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  8. Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance

    Thursday 7 November 2013, 14:49

    Mark Kidel Mark Kidel Director

    'Material like this tells a story in a way that words cannot.' Documentary filmmaker Mark Kidel on working with Elvis Costello and his archivist.

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  9. The Great Hip Hop Hoax: Lies about the lies

    Monday 21 October 2013, 16:06

    Jeanie Finlay Jeanie Finlay Director

    "They did lie to me, both of them at times." Director Jeanie Finlay on navigating the truth between the lies when filming the documentary showing on BBC Four's Storyville.

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  10. The Young Montalbano: Reinterpreting the detective

    Friday 4 October 2013, 10:29

    Michele Riondino Michele Riondino Actor

    'Changing the face of the detective was almost blasphemy' - Actor Michele Riondino on the challenge of playing the young Montalbano from the iconic Italian crime drama series.

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  11. Sound Of Cinema: The Music That Made The Movies

    Wednesday 11 September 2013, 16:45

    John Das John Das Series Producer

    Martin Scorsese, Vangelis and Hans Zimmer gave our crew shivers down the spine through impromtu performance and conversation for BBC Four's series on the music of the movies.

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  12. Secret Knowledge: The Art Of Witchcraft

    Tuesday 10 September 2013, 12:00

    Lachlan Goudie Lachlan Goudie Artist and Presenter

    “As a child the poem had scared him and he wanted to communicate that essential part of ‘Tam o’Shanter’s’ power.” Artist Lachlan Goudie talks about his father’s fascination with Robert Burns’ Nannie Dee for BBC Four’s Secret Knowledge: The Art Of Witchcraft.

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  13. Flamenco: Gypsy Soul: Searching for the real story

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 10:12

    Laura Kaye Laura Kaye Assistant Producer

    “Would our cameras somehow interfere with the genuineness of the event?” Assistant producer Laura Kaye on filming the un-sanitised version of the classic Andalusian art form for BBC Two’s Flamenco: Gypsy Soul.

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  14. Dreaming The Impossible: Unbuilt Britain

    Monday 19 August 2013, 12:38

    Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner Architectural Investigator

    How a passion for architectural projects that were designed but never constructed brought Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner in front of the camera for BBC Four's architectural history series.

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  15. Burton And Taylor: The script had me hooked

    Monday 22 July 2013, 15:29

    Lachlan MacKinnon Lachlan MacKinnon Producer

    Discover what was so special about the dysfunctional love story between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor for Lachlan MacKinnon, producer of the BBC Four film.

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  16. Only Connect: How I became a champion of champions

    Friday 19 July 2013, 10:14

    David Stainer David Stainer

    The captain of Only Connect's most successful team describes his experiences on the BBC Four quiz show, hosted by Victoria Coren Mitchell.

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  17. Quick Cuts: Confessions from a hairdressers

    Wednesday 19 June 2013, 09:55

    Georgia Pritchett Georgia Pritchett Writer

    Comedy writer Georgia Pritchett on the (misplaced) feeling of confidentiality we share with our hairdressers.

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  18. BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World: Opera's next generation

    Monday 17 June 2013, 09:02

    Petroc Trelawny Petroc Trelawny BBC Radio 3 Presenter

    Presenter Petroc Trelawny recalls one of the more unusual ways he tried to engage with competitors at the esteemed showcase of rising opera talent.

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  19. Love And Death In City Hall: Stories from a register office

    Tuesday 21 May 2013, 11:07

    Guy King Guy King Director

    How the idea for a documentary in Belfast City Hall came about and what it was like capturing the thrills and heartbreak of pivotal moments in people's lives.

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  20. The Flying Archaeologist: Revealing lost worlds

    Friday 19 April 2013, 10:16

    Ben Robinson Ben Robinson Presenter and Archaeologist

    How my love of flying and archaeology helps me explore life in the distant past.

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