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Timeshift

Documentary series which ranges widely over Britain

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Series 16: 1. Bridging The Gap: How The Severn Bridge Was Built

Timeshift - Series 16: 1. Bridging The Gap: How The Severn Bridge Was Built

2016 sees the fiftieth anniversary of the Severn Bridge, which completed the motorway link between England and Wales. Timeshift tells the inside story of the design and construc ...

19-10-2016

BBC 4

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Series 13 - Full Throttle: The Glory Days Of British Motorbikes

Timeshift - Series 13 - Full Throttle: The Glory Days Of British Motorbikes

Documentary which explores the British love of fast, daring and sometimes reckless motorbike riding during a period when home-grown machines were the envy of the world.

30-09-2014

BBC 4

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Series 12 - Magnificent Machines: The Golden Age Of The British Sports Car

Timeshift - Series 12 - Magnificent Machines: The Golden Age Of The British Sports Car

Timeshift looks back to a time when iconic British marques like Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph sparked a manufacturing frenzy that helped to democratise speed and glamour.

23-09-2014

BBC 4

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Series 11 - The Golden Age Of Trams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Timeshift - Series 11 - The Golden Age Of Trams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Documentary exploring how the tram liberated overcrowded cities, mapping its journey from horse-drawn carriage on rails to steam and then electric power.

02-09-2014

BBC 4

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Series 12 - The Joy Of (train) Sets

Timeshift - Series 12 - The Joy Of (train) Sets

The Model Railway Story: How the British have been in love with model railways for more than a century, with unique archive and contributions from modellers such as Pete Waterman.

08-08-2014

BBC 4

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Series 14 - Killer Storms And Cruel Winters - The History Of Extreme Weather

Timeshift - Series 14 - Killer Storms And Cruel Winters - The History Of Extreme Weather

Lucie Green looks back through Britain's most dramatic weather history and sees how our reactions helped forge a weather science that today allows us to predict the worst e ...

28-07-2014

BBC 4

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Series 13 - Hurricanes And Heatwaves: The Highs And Lows Of British Weather

Timeshift - Series 13 - Hurricanes And Heatwaves: The Highs And Lows Of British Weather

A national obsession is explored in this archive-rich look at the evolution of the weather forecast from print via radio to TV and beyond - and at the changing weather itself.

16-07-2014

BBC 4

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Series 12 - When Wrestling Was Golden: Grapples, Grunts And Grannies

Timeshift - Series 12 - When Wrestling Was Golden: Grapples, Grunts And Grannies

Timeshift looks back to a time when British professional wrestling attracted huge TV audiences and made household names of the likes of Mick McManus, Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy.

22-06-2014

BBC 4

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Series 11 - Of Ice And Men

Timeshift - Series 11 - Of Ice And Men

Documentary which looks at why the most inhospitable place on the planet has exerted such a powerful hold on the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers.

15-06-2014

BBC 4

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Series 11 - Hotel Deluxe

Timeshift - Series 11 - Hotel Deluxe

Documentary which charts how luxury hotels have met the needs of new forms of wealth - from aristocrats to rock stars and beyond - with comfort, innovation and service.

03-06-2014

BBC 4

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Series 14 - Mods, Rockers And Bank Holiday Mayhem

Timeshift - Series 14 - Mods, Rockers And Bank Holiday Mayhem

A look back at the bank holiday 'battles of the beaches', when hundreds of mods and rockers flocked to seaside resorts on scooters and motorbikes in search of thrills ...

28-05-2014

BBC 4

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Series 10 - The Golden Age Of Coach Travel

Timeshift - Series 10 - The Golden Age Of Coach Travel

Documentary which journeys back to the 1950s when the coach was king. Those who had not travelled beyond their own villages and towns were given a taste of exploration and freedom.

13-05-2014

BBC 4

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