The same basic rule applies to building a cubby as building a house - measure it three times, build it once. This program explores the use of measurement when designing something, and touches briefly on the concept of building to a scale. We visit an architect's office and see the role of computers in modern building design.
How do you design a meal that meets certain criteria? This program looks at the role recipes, ingredients, utensils and culinary flair all play when it comes to preparing food. We follow the methodical steps taken to make a chocolate cake and demonstrate the correct use of cooking utensils.
Can we stop wasting food scraps, have a green thumb and keep worms happy and healthy all at the same time? This program shows that the answer is clearly "yes"! One of nature's perfect ecosystems is explored in this program as children set about building the ideal worm farm.
Stephen Fry hosts the final of the monumental Ring Cycle conducted by Marek Janowski, recorded from the 2016 Bayreuth Festival. Siegfried: Stefan Vinke. Gunther: Markus Eiche. Alberich: Albert Dohmen. Hagen: Stephen Milling. Brunnhilde: Catherine Foster.
August 15, 1969, was the opening day of the Woodstock Music Festival. Half a million music lovers descended on an upstate New York farm for three days of peace, love and music. Featuring famous concert performances from Richie Havens, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian, Tim Hardin, Ravi Shankar, Arlo Guthrie, and Joan Baez.