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BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 18:58

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Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 19:00

Number four seed Mark Allen aims to book his place in the second round against a qualifier, with the first player to ten frames progressing through the next stage of the tournament. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

Empire of the Tsars: Romanov...

BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 21:00

...Russia with Lucy Worsley. 3/3. Lucy investigates how the Romanov family's grip on Russia unravelled in their final century, with the years 1825-1918 being bloody and traumatic. Also in HD.

Empire of the Tsars: Romanov... TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Rome

BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 22:00

3/3. Alastair Sooke charts the fall of the Roman Empire through some of its artistic treasures, including one of the best preserved Roman cities in Libya. Also in HD.

Treasures of Ancient Rome TV Guide

The Last Wave

BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 23:00

3/6. The lighthouse has moved hundreds of metres into the forest, but no-one can explain why. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

The Last Wave TV Guide

The Last Wave

BBC Four - Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 23:55

4/6. The mayor's plans to deal with the cloud might have a devastating effect on the surfers. Contains strong language. Also in HD.

The Last Wave TV Guide

The Riviera: A History in Pictures

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 00:45

2/2. Richard E Grant explores how modern art and the Riviera grew up together when the Cote D'Azur became both a hedonistic playground and an experimental studio. Also in HD.

The Riviera: A History in Pictures TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Rome

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 01:45

3/3. Alastair Sooke charts the fall of the Roman Empire through some of its artistic treasures, including one of the best preserved Roman cities in Libya. Also in HD.

Treasures of Ancient Rome TV Guide

Empire of the Tsars: Romanov...

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 02:45

...Russia with Lucy Worsley. 3/3. Lucy investigates how the Romanov family's grip on Russia unravelled in their final century, with the years 1825-1918 being bloody and traumatic. Also in HD.

Empire of the Tsars: Romanov... TV Guide

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BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 03:45

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BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 18:58

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Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 19:00

Scotland's Stephen Maguire, winner of June's Tour Championship, plays the concluding session of his match, with the final place in the second round at stake. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 21:00

Nuclear physicist Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of the Sellafield nuclear facility. Also in HD.

Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield TV Guide

Hiroshima

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 22:00

Dramatic reconstruction of the devastating impact of the first atomic bomb to be used against people on the citizens of Hiroshima. Also in HD.

Hiroshima TV Guide

Atomic, Living in Dread and Promise - Storyville

BBC Four - Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 23:30

An impressionistic kaleidoscope of our nuclear times and the beauty of the atomic world. Also in HD.

Atomic, Living in Dread and Promise - Storyville TV Guide

The Beauty of Anatomy

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 00:40

1/5. Adam Rutherford looks at the relationship between discoveries in anatomy and artworks that illustrate them. He begins with Claudius Galen and Leonardo da Vinci. Also in HD. [S,AD]

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The Beauty of Anatomy

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 01:10

2/5. Adam Rutherford tells the story of 16th-century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, who produced the first complete account of the human body and how to dissect it. Also in HD. [S,AD]

The Beauty of Anatomy TV Guide

Secret Knowledge: Stradivarius and Me

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 01:40

Clemency Burton-Hill indulges in her lifelong passion for the violin as she explores the mysterious life and lasting influence of legendary violin maker Antonio Stradivari. Also in HD.

Secret Knowledge: Stradivarius and Me TV Guide

Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 02:10

Nuclear physicist Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of the Sellafield nuclear facility. Also in HD.

Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield TV Guide

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BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 03:10

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BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 18:58

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Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 19:00

Live action from the Crucible to decide the first player through to the quarter-finals. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

Emma

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 21:00

4/4. Period drama. What was intended as a day of fun turns into a day of agony on the Box Hill excursion. Emma behaves badly, insulting Miss Bates, and is berated by Knightley. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Emma TV Guide

What We Did on Our Holiday

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 22:00

A couple (Rosamund Pike and David Tennant) try to hide the fact that they are divorcing. Contains language which some may find offensive. Also in HD. [2014] [S,AD]

What We Did on Our Holiday TV Guide

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

BBC Four - Thursday 6th August 2020 - 23:30

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

Art, Passion & Power: The Story...

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 00:30

...of the Royal Collection. 4/4. How art was used to steady the ship of British monarchy through an uncertain age. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Art, Passion & Power: The Story... TV Guide

Secret Knowledge: Hidden Jewels...

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 01:30

...of the Cheapside Hoard. The story behind a trove of Elizabethan and Jacobean jewels discovered in London in 1912. Also in HD.

Secret Knowledge: Hidden Jewels... TV Guide

Hogarth - One Man and His Pug

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 02:00

Lars Tharp appeals to the nation to help him recover a rare piece of long-lost William Hogarth memorabilia - a precious terracotta sculpture of the artist's beloved pet pug. Also in HD.

Hogarth - One Man and His Pug TV Guide

Great Asian Railway Journeys

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 02:30

Michael helps out at an elephant hospital and tries his hand at umbrella-making. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

Great Asian Railway Journeys TV Guide

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BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 03:30

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BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 18:58

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Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 19:00

The third session of a second-round, best-of-25 frame encounter. A place in the quarter-finals beckons for the winner. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

Everything - The Real Thing Story

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 21:00

The true story of The Real Thing, four working-class boys from one of Liverpool's toughest neighbourhoods who went on to become Britain's most enduring soul and funk act ever. Also in HD.

Everything - The Real Thing Story TV Guide

Beats, Bass & Bars - The Story of Grime

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 22:30

The extraordinary story of how Grime rose from the streets of London to conquer the world. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

Beats, Bass & Bars - The Story of Grime TV Guide

1Xtra Grime Symphony: BBC Proms Classics

BBC Four - Friday 7th August 2020 - 23:30

MistaJam and Sian Anderson present a celebration of the thriving urban music scene. Contains very strong language and scenes of flashing images. Also in HD.

1Xtra Grime Symphony: BBC Proms Classics TV Guide

The Defiant Ones

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 00:50

4/6. How Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre began their collaboration. Contains very strong language. Also in HD.

The Defiant Ones TV Guide

Guitar Heroes at the BBC

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 01:30

1/6. Compilation of BBC performances featuring guitarists such as Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, The Edge, Peter Green, John Martyn, Pentangle and Paco Pena. Also in HD.

Guitar Heroes at the BBC TV Guide

Beats, Bass & Bars - The Story of Grime

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 02:25

The extraordinary story of how Grime rose from the streets of London to conquer the world. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

Beats, Bass & Bars - The Story of Grime TV Guide

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BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 03:25

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BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 18:58

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Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 19:00

Live second-round action continues at the Crucible. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

The Last Wave

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 21:00

5/6. Ben and Romain get to the site of the drone launch, but not in time to avoid a tragedy. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

The Last Wave TV Guide

The Last Wave

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 21:50

6/6. Ben and Faust are proven to have been right in their assessment of the cloud all along. Contains some strong language. Also in HD.

The Last Wave TV Guide

The Secret Life of Bob Monkhouse

BBC Four - Saturday 8th August 2020 - 22:45

The extraordinary story of comedian Bob Monkhouse's life and career, told through the vast private archive of films, TV shows, letters and memorabilia that he left behind. Also in HD.

The Secret Life of Bob Monkhouse TV Guide

Everything - The Real Thing Story

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 00:15

The true story of The Real Thing, four working-class boys from one of Liverpool's toughest neighbourhoods who went on to become Britain's most enduring soul and funk act ever. Also in HD.

Everything - The Real Thing Story TV Guide

TOTP: 1986 - Biggest Hits

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 01:45

Top of the Pops Big Hits is back with a bang for the year of 1986. Pop, new wave, rock, funk and R&B are all celebrated in this 60-minute special. Also in HD.

TOTP: 1986 - Biggest Hits TV Guide

Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 02:45

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 - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 03:45

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BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 18:58

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The Chronicles of Erne

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 19:00

1/4. The series starts with spring. As new life appears, preparations begin in earnest for summer and out on the lower lough, there's a search for sunken war planes. Also in HD.

The Chronicles of Erne TV Guide

BBC Proms Classics: Rattle and...

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 19:30

...the NYO play Mahler's Eighth. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and massed choirs. Also in HD.

BBC Proms Classics: Rattle and... TV Guide

Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 21:00

The second round reaches its conclusion, completing the quarter-final line-up. Live coverage from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

The Sky at Night

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 22:00

The Sky at Night revisits the BBC's archive in a programme dedicated to our ongoing fascination with the planet Mars. Also in HD.

The Sky at Night TV Guide

Mars - A Traveller's Guide

BBC Four - Sunday 9th August 2020 - 23:00

With the dream of sending humans to Mars closer than ever before, Horizon asks the world's leading experts on Mars where they would go and what they would need to survive. Also in HD.

Mars - A Traveller's Guide TV Guide

Mars Uncovered: Ancient God of War

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 00:00

Bettany Hughes investigates the enduring relationship between warfare and worship, by following the trail of Mars, from Rome and Carthage to the present day. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Mars Uncovered: Ancient God of War TV Guide

The Chronicles of Erne

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 01:00

1/4. The series starts with spring. As new life appears, preparations begin in earnest for summer and out on the lower lough, there's a search for sunken war planes. Also in HD.

The Chronicles of Erne TV Guide

EastEnders 2008

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 01:30

Christian warns Roxy she won't be able to keep her secret from Sean and Jack for long. Zainab makes a big decision, and Patrick plans a surprise for Chelsea's birthday. Also in HD. [AD]

EastEnders 2008 TV Guide

EastEnders 2008

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 02:00

Tanya and Jack grow closer while the Slaters are shocked by the arrival of a surprise visitor. Chelsea is horrified by Patrick's surprise, and Heather's dreams are left in tatters. Also in HD. [AD]

EastEnders 2008 TV Guide

EastEnders 2008

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 02:30

A vengeful Sean sets his sights on Tanya, while Roxy tells Ronnie she wants to leave Walford for good. Masood takes control of the family's finances. Also in HD. [AD]

EastEnders 2008 TV Guide

EastEnders 2008

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 03:00

With Jean's help Sean comes to a decision about the baby, while Jack pays Roxy a visit to find out the truth. Jay overhears a private conversation between Darren and Libby. Also in HD. [AD]

EastEnders 2008 TV Guide

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BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 03:30

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BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 05:30

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The Chronicles of Erne

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 19:00

2/4. It's a busy time on the Erne, but away from the buzz of summer visitors, curlews are hatching and trout are feeding on flies. Also in HD.

The Chronicles of Erne TV Guide

The Joy of Painting

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 19:30

9/52. Take a relaxing walk in the company of American painter Bob Ross through a bright green, grassy forest, where a smooth crystal waterway flows so, so quietly. Also in HD.

The Joy of Painting TV Guide

Snooker: World Championship

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 20:00

Live coverage of the quarter-finals from the Crucible. Also in HD.

Snooker: World Championship TV Guide

Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 22:00

3/3. Series exploring the paradise of Thailand. Northern Thailand, dominated by mountains and forests, hides ancient creatures and surprising partnerships. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise TV Guide

Great Asian Railway Journeys

BBC Four - Monday 10th August 2020 - 23:00

Michael Portillo steps into the ring under the guidance of champion trainer Master Toddy to learn muay Thai boxing. Can he perfect the cobra-inspired right hook? Also in HD. [S,AD]

Great Asian Railway Journeys TV Guide

Treasures of the Anglo Saxons

BBC Four - Tuesday 11th August 2020 - 00:00

Dr Nina Ramirez reveals the codes and messages hidden in Anglo-Saxon art by examining artefacts like the Sutton Hoo Treasures, the Staffordshire Hoard and the Franks Casket. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Treasures of the Anglo Saxons TV Guide