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A thread to recommend stuff on the BBC

Discussion in 'off topic' started by windhoek, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. windhoek

    windhoek The Phoolosopher

    I caught the last half-hour of The World's Most Extraordinary Homes last night it, the last of 4 episodes showcasing homes in mountainous, forested, coastal and underground environments, and the house they visited at the very end was simply superb and well worth viewing.

    Click here to watch the series on iPlayer.
     
  2. misterdog

    misterdog Not the canine kind

    +1.

    Add Taboo (tonight) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taboo_(2017_TV_series)

    an all star cast produced by Ridley Scott ( Bladerunner,Alien etc)

    Superb...
     
  3. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    hospital is an amazingly gripping series about the current pressures folks face
     
  4. Vinniemac

    Vinniemac pfm Member

    Neil Brand's latest series on musicals is well worth a watch on the iplayer.
     
  5. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    The Storyville on Zero-Day exploits and specifically Stuxnet was superb IMO. Still up on iPayer. In fact Storyville is consistently excellent. The last Sky At Night is worth a look too, the featured computer mapping of the Milky Way is just staggering.
     
  6. BLACKMASS

    BLACKMASS pfm Member

    Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence. Just finished on BBC2, excellent.
     
  7. madmike

    madmike I feel much better now, I really do...

    +1 Taboo

    Tom Hollander, Doug from House of Cards, Tom Hardy...just riveting...
     
  8. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    I've really enjoyed The Last Kingdom. The Danish occupation of Britain.
     
  9. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    The Francis Bacon doc last night was superb. There was a film later too that I recrded but haven't played yet.
     
  10. BLACKMASS

    BLACKMASS pfm Member

    Love Is the Devil is an excellent film. Derek Jacobi plays him very well. Even Daniel Craig is good, which is saying something.

    The makers were denied the rights to show the original paintings, so they had to be creative with the visuals, which I think adds to the film.
     
  11. jackbarron

    jackbarron Chelsea, London

    It is a very good film. I know the guy who edited it. He did a great job.

    Jack
     
  12. Mikeandvan

    Mikeandvan Banned

    Rising damp, was that BBC ? CLASSIC
     
  13. BLACKMASS

    BLACKMASS pfm Member

    Notes on Blindness on BBC4 tonight at 9:00. I haven't seen it yet but have been wanting to see it for a long time.

     
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  14. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony pfm Member

    I've just watched "Life Of A Mountain, a Year On Blencathra", BBC Four on Tuesday night, should be on iPlayer. Magnificent photography, beautiful scenery.
     
  15. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    Radio four.


    That is all.
     
  16. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    +1 Superb
     
  17. binsey

    binsey pfm Member

    Oh yes. I look out my upstairs window and there she is..
    Definitely worth the licence fee.
    More please.....
     
  18. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony pfm Member

    We see Catbells, Hindscarth & Robinson from the front windows of our holiday home. Love The Lakes! I notice there's another Lakes program on BBC2 tonight at 9 O'clock.
     
  19. foxwelljsly

    foxwelljsly Keep Music Vile

    There's a bunch of Rich Hall's documentaries on the US back up on the iPlayer again. Amongst the best telly ever.
     
  20. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    are there any new "period" dramas worth watching?

    still waiting for season 2 of wolf hall. not sure why that show didn't become bigger than game of thrones.


    vuk.
     

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