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Beauty of Books, Episode 2, Medieval Masterpieces
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 1
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directed by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
In the first of a three part series, Neil Oliver sets off on in search of the Sacred Wonders of Britain. What was it about Britain's rich and varied landscape that inspired our ancestors to express their beliefs by reshaping the world around them? What did they see in our countryside that led them to deem some pla...
directed by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 2
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directed by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
Neil is in search of Bronze and Iron Age sites that were sacred to ancient Britons, with water seen not just as a source of life, but also of reverence. At Flag Fen near Peterborough he discovers a vast ancient causeway built across the fens, with sacred objects placed among its timbers. At Maiden Castle's hill f...
directed by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 3
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directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
Neil Oliver examines how the creation of saints by the early church led to a new generation of sacred wonders across Britain. On Iona, in the Inner Hebrides, Neil discovers the traditional resting place of Macbeth. He also delves back through time to discover how St Columba sanctified the island with a tough brand...
directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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