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For the very first civilisations, the yellow lustre of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating colour of all. From the midst of prehistory to a bunker deep beneath the Bank of England, Fox reveals how golden treasures made across the ages reflect everything that has been held as sacred.

59 minutes

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Tue 14 Jul 2020 01:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Alexandre Desplat, Pro Arte Orchestra

    Girl With A Pearl Earring (Main Title/Cues)

  • 00:55

    Gorillaz, Sinfonia Viva

    Orchestral Intro


Role Contributor
Presenter James Fox
Director Matt Hill
Producer Matt Hill
Executive Producer Jonty Claypole


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