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Sex: A Horizon Guide (Finished)

BBC Four - Wednesday 16th October 2019 - 22:25

A look through 45 years of Horizon archive to see how science came to understand sex. Contains some sexual content and upsetting scenes.

Sex: A Horizon Guide TV Guide

Sex, Lies and Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story

BBC Four - Wednesday 16th October 2019 - 23:25

Documentary about the problem page's enduring appeal, presented by Philippa Perry. Deals with adult themes. [S,AD]

Sex, Lies and Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story TV Guide

Booze, Beans & Bhajis: The...

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 00:25

...Story of the Corner Shop. 4/5. The growing and shifting fortunes of the British corner shop over the past 70 years. Contains language which some may find offensive. [S,AD]

Booze, Beans & Bhajis: The... TV Guide

Two Types: The Faces of Britain

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 01:25

We are surrounded by types, the words on signs, buses, shops and documents. Two are regarded as the faces of Britain - Johnston and Gill Sans. Their story is told by Mark Ovenden.

Two Types: The Faces of Britain TV Guide

Hollywood's Brightest Bombshell

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 02:25

The Hedy Lamarr Story. Documentary about Hollywood wild-child Hedy Lamarr. [2017]

Hollywood's Brightest Bombshell TV Guide

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BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 03:50

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 19:00

The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 19:30

Liz Kershaw and Bruno Brookes present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 11 August 1988 and featuring All About Eve, Breathe, Iron Maiden, Tanita Tikaram and Brother Beyond.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 20:00

2/4. Professor Brian Cox reveals how Earth's beauty is created by just a handful of forces. He follows the planet's epic journey through space. [S,AD]

Forces of Nature with Brian Cox TV Guide

Own the Sky: Jet Pack Dreamers

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 21:00

Documentary that chronicles Australian David Mayman's seemingly impossible quest to fulfil his childhood dream to build and fly the world's first jetpack.

Own the Sky: Jet Pack Dreamers TV Guide

How to Build...a Jumbo Jet Engine

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 22:00

2/3. The story of the thousands of people who design, build and test jet engines at Rolls-Royce's manufacturing plants across the UK, and the astonishing technology behind the engines. [S,AD]

How to Build...a Jumbo Jet Engine TV Guide

Pain, Pus and Poison: The...

BBC Four - Thursday 17th October 2019 - 23:00

...Search for Modern Medicines. 1/3. Dr Michael Mosley discovers why we want to control pain and how we are now able to do it. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting.

Pain, Pus and Poison: The... TV Guide

Francesco's Venice

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 00:00

2/4. Documentary series telling the story of the birth of Venice. The golden age of architecture arrived and stone and marble palaces replaced wooden houses. Deals with adult themes. [S,AD]

Francesco's Venice TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 01:00

1/6. When a crate of guns disappears, Thomas sees an opportunity to move up in the world. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 02:00

2/6. Inspector Campbell carries out a vicious raid in search of the stolen guns. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 03:00

3/6. Thomas Shelby plans to go to Cheltenham races to get closer to Billy Kimber. Contains some strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

Peaky Blinders TV Guide

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World News Today

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 19:00

The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.

World News Today TV Guide

The Live Lounge with Charli XCX

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 19:30

3/4. Clara Amfo takes us behind the scenes of the world-famous Radio 1 Live Lounge - showcasing the biggest names in music. Featuring Charli XCX, Mark Ronson and Anderson Paak.

The Live Lounge with Charli XCX TV Guide

Rock 'n' Roll America

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 20:00

2/3. Rock 'n' roll took off in 1955, and the likes of Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis scandalised America with their gyrations, leading to Pat Boone's cleaned-up version. [S,AD]

Rock 'n' Roll America TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 21:00

Mike Read and Simon Mayo present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 18 August 1988 and featuring Aztec Camera, Kylie Minogue, Chris Rea, Status Quo and Fairground Attraction.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 21:30

Documentary charting the life of Eric Clapton told through his own words and songs. Contains very strong language.

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars TV Guide

Eric Clapton at the BBC: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

BBC Four - Friday 18th October 2019 - 23:35

Archive journey through Eric Clapton's performing life at the BBC, including the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominoes.

Eric Clapton at the BBC: The Rock 'n' Roll Years TV Guide

The Last Pirates: Britain's Rebel DJs

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 00:05

How pirate DJs played a game with the law to create a platform for black music in the 80s. Contains some strong language. [S,AD]

The Last Pirates: Britain's Rebel DJs TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 01:05

4/6. Thomas Shelby's war with the Lee family of gypsies escalates. Contains some strong language. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 02:05

5/6. Thomas Shelby has to deal with an IRA chief who wants to avenge his cousin's death. Contains some strong language, some sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 03:00

6/6. Thomas Shelby prepares to take on Billy Kimber but secrets divide his family. Contains some strong language, sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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The Sky at Night: Question Time

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 19:00

A one-hour special in which The Sky at Night team face a live studio audience to answer their questions about the mysteries and wonders of the universe.

The Sky at Night: Question Time TV Guide

Wild China

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 20:00

3/6. Series about the creatures that live in China's most beautiful landscapes. This episode looks at the remote Tibetan Plateau, home to chiru antelopes, wild yaks and bears. [S,AD]

Wild China TV Guide

Spiral

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 21:00

3/12. The banknotes recovered from the robbery lead the police to a nearby estate. Contains some strong language.

Spiral TV Guide

Spiral

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 22:00

4/12. Laure follows the drug traffickers' courier to a warehouse in Aubervilliers. Contains some strong language.

Spiral TV Guide

Detectorists

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 22:50

1/6. Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends, with a BAFTA-winning performance by Toby Jones. The dark cloud of a solar farm threatens the tranquillity. [S,AD]

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Detectorists

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 23:20

2/6. Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Just as they're losing their farm, Lance and Andy start finding good stuff. But old enemies are sniffing around. [S,AD]

Detectorists TV Guide

Detectorists

BBC Four - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 23:50

3/6. Comedy series about two metal-detecting friends. Andy and Lance go to great lengths to protect their land. An audacious theft leaves Lance reeling. Andy quits his job. [S,AD]

Detectorists TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 00:20

Mike Read and Simon Mayo present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 18 August 1988 and featuring Aztec Camera, Kylie Minogue, Chris Rea, Status Quo and Fairground Attraction.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 00:50

1/6. Tommy Shelby starts to expand his legal and illegal operations. Contains strong language, some sexual content and graphic violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 01:50

2/6. Tommy offers to help Polly by searching for her children. Contains strong language, some sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 02:50

3/6. Tommy hatches a plan to take control of the southern racecourses. Contains strong language, graphic violence and disturbing scenes. [S,AD]

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Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 19:00

2/3. Using the BBC film archives, Vanessa Collingridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed over the years, and how she has become lost amid myth, cliche and propaganda. [S,AD]

Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide TV Guide

Britain's Biggest Warship

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 20:00

3/3. British top gun pilots train on the secret F-35 fighter jets in the US as HMS Queen Elizabeth nears the end of her sea trials in the North Sea. [S,AD]

Britain's Biggest Warship TV Guide

Destination Titan

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 21:00

Documentary about the space probe sent by a team of British scientists to Titan, Saturn's largest moon, charting the sacrifices they made and their hopes for the landing. [S,AD]

Destination Titan TV Guide

Britain's Greatest Generation

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 22:00

3/4. Documentary. A look at stories of extraordinary courage, terrible suffering and miraculous survival from servicemen and women between 1942 and 1945. [S,AD]

Britain's Greatest Generation TV Guide

Britain's Greatest Generation

BBC Four - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 23:00

4/4. Documentary. A look at the people who helped create a more diverse postwar Britain, including pioneering actor Earl Cameron and gay rights activist George Montague.

Britain's Greatest Generation TV Guide

The Sinner

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 00:00

4/8. Cora regaining her memory helps Ambrose to uncover a new suspect, while Mason still blames JD for what has happened to his wife. Deals with adult themes.

The Sinner TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 00:40

4/6. Arthur spearheads a ferocious takeover of London's Eden Club. Contains strong language, some sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 01:40

5/6. Tommy is caught by surprise when his powerbase in London is obliterated. Contains strong language, sexual violence and upsetting scenes. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 02:40

6/6. Tommy is faced with impossible decisions as he plans to strike back at his enemies. Contains strong language, some sexual content and sexual violence. [S,AD]

Peaky Blinders TV Guide

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BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 03:40

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 19:00

The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.

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Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 19:30

Ben Robinson explores the Cornish fishing village of Port Isaac, behind whose quaint facade lies something far more gritty.

Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village TV Guide

American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 20:00

3/3. Lucy Worsley reveals the myths and deceptions in the story of America following the United States' emergence as a superpower after the Second World War.

American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley TV Guide

The PM, the Playboy and the Wolf of Wall Street

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 21:00

The world's biggest white-collar heist, a US$3.5bn theft from a Malaysian wealth fund. Contains strong language.

The PM, the Playboy and the Wolf of Wall Street TV Guide

The Machine Gun and Skye's Band of Brothers

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 22:20

Documentary in which Neil Oliver examines the development of the Maxim machine gun and how it affected one Hebridean community. [S,AD]

The Machine Gun and Skye's Band of Brothers TV Guide

Story of China

BBC Four - Monday 21st October 2019 - 23:20

4/6. Michael Wood explores the history of the world's newest superpower. The tale of the Ming dynasty begins with the amazing story of Hongwu, a peasant rebel. [S,AD]

Story of China TV Guide

Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 00:20

Ben Robinson explores the Cornish fishing village of Port Isaac, behind whose quaint facade lies something far more gritty.

Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 00:50

1/6. It is Thomas Shelby's long-awaited wedding day. Contains strong language, some sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 01:50

2/6. Tommy discovers the extent of the mission given to him. Contains strong language, some sexual content and some violence. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 02:50

3/6. Responding to the Italians' actions, Tommy is set on a path of deadly vengeance. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

Peaky Blinders TV Guide

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 19:00

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Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 19:30

Archaeologist Ben Robinson explores London, the ultimate 'city of villages', including a new breed of urban villages like Crouch End and Walthamstow.

Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village TV Guide

A Slow Odyssey: An Eagle's Flight

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 20:00

Documentary following a white-tailed eagle as it flies around the Isle of Mull on Scotland's west coast.

A Slow Odyssey: An Eagle's Flight TV Guide

The Troubles - A Secret History

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 20:30

7/7. The inside story of how the Troubles ended, told by those who fought the IRA's war and by those at the heart of peace efforts.

The Troubles - A Secret History TV Guide

Contact

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 22:00

Drama about a platoon of British paratroopers on patrol in Northern Ireland. Contains strong language and some violent scenes.

Contact TV Guide

Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero

BBC Four - Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 23:05

2/2. Comedian Bill Bailey ventures to Indonesia's Spice Islands to better understand how Victorian naturalist Alfred Wallace cracked evolution. [S,AD]

Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero TV Guide

Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 00:05

The interwar period was a difficult time for many of Britain's greatest palaces, but more recent times saw restoration and conservation on a new scale. [S,AD]

Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 01:05

4/6. Period crime drama. Tommy and Tatiana play a personal and dangerous game to acquire information from one another. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 02:00

5/6. Tommy realises that he is being seriously outmanoeuvred. Contains strong language, sexual content and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD]

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Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 03:00

6/6. Tommy prepares to commit the most audacious crime of his career. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

Peaky Blinders TV Guide

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 19:00

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Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 19:30

Archaeologist Ben Robinson explores the rise, fall and rise of Lavenham in Suffolk, the best-preserved medieval village in the country.

Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village TV Guide

Castles: Britain's Fortified History

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 20:00

3/3. Sam Willis looks at how castles survived into the Tudor era. But these strategic seats of power had to become palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I. [S,AD]

Castles: Britain's Fortified History TV Guide

Korea: the Never Ending War

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 21:00

Documentary that offers fresh insights into the Korean War, a conflict that, despite the 1953 armistice, has never officially ended.

Korea: the Never Ending War TV Guide

The Age of Shadows

BBC Four - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 22:30

In Japanese-occupied 1920s Seoul, the police try to infiltrate the Korean resistance. Contains some violence and disturbing scenes.

The Age of Shadows TV Guide

Peaky Blinders

BBC Four - Thursday 24th October 2019 - 00:40

1/6. When he receives a mysterious letter, Tommy realises the Shelbys are in danger. Contains strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD]

Peaky Blinders TV Guide