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BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 18:58

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The Women's Football Show

BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 19:00

Eilidh Barbour presents highlights of the Women's Super League from Birmingham City as they face Manchester City, plus all the goals from the rest of the WSL. Also in HD.

The Women's Football Show TV Guide

Bolsover Castle with Lucy Worsley

BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 19:30

Secret Knowledge. Lucy Worsley tells the story of Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire. Also in HD.

Bolsover Castle with Lucy Worsley TV Guide

All Aboard! New Zealand by Rail, Sea and Land

BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 20:00

All aboard for an epic overland journey, by train, boat and car, across New Zealand. Also in HD. [S,AD]

All Aboard! New Zealand by Rail, Sea and Land TV Guide

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 22:30

Billy Connolly celebrates his 75th birthday by sitting for three Scottish artists - John Byrne, Jack Vettriano and Rachel MacLean. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime TV Guide

Scotland and the Klan

BBC Four - Sunday 19th January 2020 - 23:30

A look at Scotland's possible links to racism in America's Deep South. Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Scotland and the Klan TV Guide

Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 00:30

Concrete Poetry. 1/2. Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture. Also in HD. [S]

Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness TV Guide

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 01:30

1/3. How Thomas Chippendale worked his way up from humble roots and was ruined by the very aristocrats he created such wonderful furniture for. Also in HD.

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork TV Guide

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 02:30

Billy Connolly celebrates his 75th birthday by sitting for three Scottish artists - John Byrne, Jack Vettriano and Rachel MacLean. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime TV Guide

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BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 03:30

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BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 19:00

Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London report on the events that are shaping the world. Also in HD.

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 19:30

1/12. Series following historian Francesco da Mosto as he crosses the Mediterranean Sea in a 19th-century clipper. In episode one, Francesco prepares for the journey. Also in HD.

Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage TV Guide

Caribbean with Simon Reeve

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 20:00

Travel series. Simon visits the remote Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, encounters extreme violence and beauty in Honduras and finishes in Jamaica. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Caribbean with Simon Reeve TV Guide

A Fresh Guide to Florence with Fab 5 Freddy

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 21:00

Hip-hop legend and art lover Fab 5 Freddy saddles up to explore 15th-century Italian renaissance art in 15th-century style - on horseback. Also in HD. [S,AD]

A Fresh Guide to Florence with Fab 5 Freddy TV Guide

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 22:00

1/3. The prosecutors must decide how to charge a driver after a child is killed in a collision. Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes. Also in HD.

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment TV Guide

The Betrayed Girls

BBC Four - Monday 20th January 2020 - 23:00

Documentary about the child abuse revelations in Rochdale and other towns. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. Also in HD.

The Betrayed Girls TV Guide

Art of Scandinavia

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 00:30

2/3. How Denmark became a great power and arbiter of taste in northern Europe - a story of transformation befitting the homeland of Hans Christian Andersen. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Art of Scandinavia TV Guide

Britain in Focus: A Photographic History

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 01:30

3/3. How the colour boom and digital revolution have shaped modern British photography. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Britain in Focus: A Photographic History TV Guide

Upstream

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 02:30

Filmed over three years along the course of the River Dee in Scotland, Upstream is a cinematic dream-flight into wildness and winter. Also in HD.

Upstream TV Guide

A Fresh Guide to Florence with Fab 5 Freddy

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 03:00

Hip-hop legend and art lover Fab 5 Freddy saddles up to explore 15th-century Italian renaissance art in 15th-century style - on horseback. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

A Fresh Guide to Florence with Fab 5 Freddy TV Guide

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BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 04:00

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BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 05:30

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 19:00

Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London report on the events that are shaping the world. Also in HD.

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 19:30

3/4. Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull present a guide to Northern Ireland, starting with a look at a piece of aviation history that has saved thousands of lives. Also in HD.

Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain TV Guide

Italy's Invisible Cities

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 20:00

3/3. Documentary series. Using the latest 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the romantic city of Florence. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Italy's Invisible Cities TV Guide

Britain's Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 21:00

Alice Roberts joins the team excavating a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age village in the Fens. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Britain's Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time TV Guide

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 22:00

2/3. The prosecutors deal with two violent domestic murders and the victim of an assault. Contains some strong language and upsetting scenes. Also in HD.

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment TV Guide

Dan Cruickshank: At Home with the British

BBC Four - Tuesday 21st January 2020 - 23:00

3/3. Dan is in London's East End to explore the rejuvenation of a high-rise tower block. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Dan Cruickshank: At Home with the British TV Guide

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 00:00

1/3. Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead experience the New Year transport rush and crush. Contains scenes of flashing images. Also in HD.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth TV Guide

Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 01:00

3/3. Waldemar Januszczak looks at the interstitial America of small towns and trailer parks. Also in HD.

Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA TV Guide

Britain's Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 02:00

Alice Roberts joins the team excavating a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age village in the Fens. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Britain's Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time TV Guide

Italy's Invisible Cities

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 03:00

3/3. Documentary series. Using the latest 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the romantic city of Florence. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

Italy's Invisible Cities TV Guide

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BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 04:00

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BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 19:00

Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London report on the events that are shaping the world. Also in HD.

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

James May: The Reassembler

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 19:30

4/4. James May reassembles the past to hear what it sounded like as he pieces together the 195 parts of the 1963 Dansette Bermuda portable record player. Also in HD. [S,AD]

James May: The Reassembler TV Guide

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 20:00

3/3. The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers TV Guide

The Truth About Getting Fit

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 21:00

Michael Mosley teams up with scientists whose latest research is turning common knowledge about fitness on its head to separate fact from fiction. Also in HD. [S,AD]

The Truth About Getting Fit TV Guide

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 22:00

3/3. CPS Mersey-Cheshire and CPS South-East prepare for trials in separate historic cases. Contains scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. Also in HD.

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

BBC Four - Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - 23:00

3/3. Alastair Sooke concludes the story of Egyptian art by looking at how, despite political decline, the final era of Egypt's empire saw its art enjoy revival and rebirth. Also in HD.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt TV Guide

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 00:00

2/3. Kate Humble takes part in a flower auction as lucky red roses are sold for New Year. Also in HD.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth TV Guide

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 01:00

3/3. A look at how carvers and carpenters of the Middle Ages created wonders that still astound, from the roof of Westminster Hall to the Coronation Chair. Also in HD.

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork TV Guide

Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 02:00

Alastair Sooke celebrates the protean genius of artist Robert Rauschenberg. Also in HD.

Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer TV Guide

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 03:00

3/3. The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers TV Guide

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BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 04:00

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BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 19:00

Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London report on the events that are shaping the world. Also in HD.

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

A Slow Odyssey: A Cheetah's Hunt

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 19:30

3/3. Documentary following three young cheetah siblings as they set out across the savannah in Namibia in search of prey. Also in HD.

A Slow Odyssey: A Cheetah's Hunt TV Guide

The Great British Year

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 20:00

3/4. Documentary series showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. Whilst the human population of Britain kicks back, summer is boom time for the animals. Also in HD. [S,AD]

The Great British Year TV Guide

Concorde: A Supersonic Story

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 21:00

The life of the most glamorous plane ever built, as told by the people whose lives she touched. Narrated by Sophie Okonedo. Also in HD.

Concorde: A Supersonic Story TV Guide

Wonders of the Universe

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 22:00

Professor Brian Cox explores the laws of the universe. In this episode, he seeks to answer the biggest questions of all - what are we and where do we come from? Also in HD. [S,AD]

Wonders of the Universe TV Guide

Decadence and Downfall: The...

BBC Four - Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 23:00

...Shah of Iran's Ultimate Party. How a lavish party thrown by the Shah of Iran marked the break between him and his people. Also in HD.

Decadence and Downfall: The... TV Guide

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 00:15

3/3. Kate Humble and Ant Anstead are in Hong Kong to see what happens right after New Year. Also in HD.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth TV Guide

Bought with Love: The Secret...

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 01:15

...History of British Art Collections. 3/3. How the booming 19th-century economy saw philanthropic industrialists buying great art. Also in HD.

Bought with Love: The Secret... TV Guide

A History of Art in Three Colours

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 02:15

2/3. Dr James Fox explores how the arrival in Europe of lapis lazuli turned blue into an exotic colour. Artists began to use it to offer us glimpses of worlds beyond our own. Also in HD. [S,AD]

A History of Art in Three Colours TV Guide

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BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 03:15

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BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 05:30

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World News Today

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 19:00

The news programme for audiences who want more depth to their daily coverage. With a focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa. Also in HD.

World News Today TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 19:30

Simon Mayo and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 2 February 1989 and featuring Holly Johnson, Sheena Easton, Hue and Cry, Roachford and Simply Red. Also in HD.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 20:00

2/3. Neil explores how a new generation of composers transformed musical theatre by embracing more gritty, challenging subjects, from West Side Story to Oliver! Also in HD.

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 21:00

Mike Read and Sybil Ruscoe present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 9 February 1989 and featuring Rick Astley, Texas, Michael Ball, Bobby Brown and Morrissey. Also in HD.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 21:30

2/3. Stewart Copeland looks at the power of music to tell stories. Also in HD.

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music TV Guide

Boy George's 1970s: Save Me From Suburbia

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 22:30

Popstar Boy George recalls how the 1970s moulded the person and artist he has become. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

Boy George's 1970s: Save Me From Suburbia TV Guide

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South

BBC Four - Friday 24th January 2020 - 23:30

1/3. Reginald D Hunter visits the home of country music and tackles blackface minstrelsy. Contains language which some may find offensive. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South TV Guide

The Story Of I Will Survive

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 00:30

2/3. A look at Gloria Gaynor's disco hit and soundtrack to breakups everywhere, I Will Survive. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

The Story Of I Will Survive TV Guide

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 01:25

2/3. Stewart Copeland looks at the power of music to tell stories. Also in HD.

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music TV Guide

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 02:25

2/3. Neil explores how a new generation of composers transformed musical theatre by embracing more gritty, challenging subjects, from West Side Story to Oliver! Also in HD.

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

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BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 03:25

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BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 05:30

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Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 19:00

David Attenborough tells the story of the island's exotic but vulnerable wildlife. A team of conservation champions are making it their mission to save the most precious species. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment TV Guide

Coast Great Guides: England's South East

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 20:00

3/8. Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver reveal the stories of trade and defence that characterise England's south east coast. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Coast Great Guides: England's South East TV Guide

Wisting

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 21:00

9/10. With the investigator breathing down his neck, Wisting is determined to clear his name. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. Also in HD.

Wisting TV Guide

Wisting

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 21:45

10/10. The killer is still out there, but Wisting is trapped in prison. Contains some violence and some upsetting scenes. Also in HD.

Wisting TV Guide

Clive James: Postcard from LA

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 22:35

Clive James explores how to succeed in Los Angeles by learning the secret of the film business from Hollywood experts, advisers to the stars and the celebrities themselves. Also in HD.

Clive James: Postcard from LA TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 23:25

Simon Mayo and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 2 February 1989 and featuring Holly Johnson, Sheena Easton, Hue and Cry, Roachford and Simply Red. Also in HD.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 23:55

Mike Read and Sybil Ruscoe present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 9 February 1989 and featuring Rick Astley, Texas, Michael Ball, Bobby Brown and Morrissey. Also in HD.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide