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BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

University Challenge

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 19:30

1/10. A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The Durham team includes musician Rod Clements and the Keble team includes comedian Katy Brand. [S] [HD]

University Challenge TV Guide

Hidden Wales with Will Millard

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 20:00

Writer and adventurer Will Millard discovers the hidden history of Wales by exploring forgotten, secret and almost inaccessible locations.

Hidden Wales with Will Millard TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Rome

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 21:00

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.

Treasures of Ancient Rome TV Guide

A Very English Scandal

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 22:00

Jeremy Thorpe's attempt to keep his affair with Norman Scott secret unravels. Contains some scenes of a sexual nature. [S,AD] [HD]

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A Very English Scandal

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 22:55

With Thorpe's old affair with Norman Scott threatening to derail his political career, will Jeremy stop at nothing to silence Norman? Contains some strong language. [S,AD] [HD]

A Very English Scandal TV Guide

Everyday Eden: A Potted History...

BBC Four HD - Monday 10th December 2018 - 23:55

...of the Suburban Garden. Journalist Michael Collins strolls around the suburban garden and explores its history.

Everyday Eden: A Potted History... TV Guide

McMafia

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 00:55

5/8. Semiyon awakes to an awful accusation and Katya unravels a shocking secret. Deals with adult themes. [S,AD] [HD]

McMafia TV Guide

McMafia

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 01:50

6/8. Alex fears Vadim's next move as he increases the family's security. Rebecca is torn and moves out as she struggles with Alex's choices. Contains some violent scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

McMafia TV Guide

Hidden Wales with Will Millard

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 02:50

Writer and adventurer Will Millard discovers the hidden history of Wales by exploring forgotten, secret and almost inaccessible locations.

Hidden Wales with Will Millard TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 03:50

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BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

University Challenge

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 19:30

2/10. A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The Selwyn team features Robin French, while Alistair Moffat quizzes for St Andrews. [S] [HD]

University Challenge TV Guide

The Story of Wales

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 20:00

6/6. Huw Edwards reviews how the country changed after WWII. The people of Wales make their mark on politics and sport, and the nation's sense of history is revived.

The Story of Wales TV Guide

Rise of the Clans

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 21:00

2/3. Neil Oliver follows the rise of Clan Stewart to become Scotlands royal dynasty. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. [S]

Rise of the Clans TV Guide

A Very English Scandal

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 22:00

Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman Scott publicly accuses Jeremy Thorpe of being behind a plot to kill him. The men go to court with the world watching. [S,AD] [HD]

A Very English Scandal TV Guide

The Jeremy Thorpe Scandal

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 11th December 2018 - 23:00

An edited and updated version of Panorama reporter Tom Mangold's investigation into the trial of Jeremy Thorpe, which has remained unseen for almost 40 years.

The Jeremy Thorpe Scandal TV Guide

Timeshift

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 00:00

3/9. Documentary looking at the unique culture that grew up in the Clyde shipyards of Scotland, where the Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth and the QE2 were built.

Timeshift TV Guide

McMafia

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 01:00

7/8. Alex learns the dreadful price of his actions. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. [S,AD] [HD]

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McMafia

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 02:00

8/8. The final showdown takes place in Moscow. Contains some violence and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

McMafia TV Guide

Rise of the Clans

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 03:00

2/3. Neil Oliver follows the rise of Clan Stewart to become Scotlands royal dynasty. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting.

Rise of the Clans TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 04:00

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

University Challenge

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 19:30

3/10. A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The York team features Tom Service, and the Southampton team includes John Wilson. [S] [HD]

University Challenge TV Guide

Vikings

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 20:00

3/3. Neil Oliver uncovers the truth about King Canute and explores how Christian conversions saw the Viking Age finally come to an end and the doors to European high society open. [S,AD] [HD]

Vikings TV Guide

Digging for Britain

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 21:00

3/4. This years best archaeological finds from the east of the UK: a monument as old as Stonehenge, a dig at the site of Britains first tank battle and some disturbing Roman burials.

Digging for Britain TV Guide

Vic & Bob's Big Night Out

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 22:00

3/4. Vic & Bob are joined by pop sensation George Ezra, who performs a wonderful act in Novelty Island before singing his number one hit Shotgun. Contains some strong language. [S,AD]

Vic & Bob's Big Night Out TV Guide

Inside No. 9

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 22:30

3/6. Chilling comedy. Two witch-finders are summoned by Sir Andrew Pike to the village of Little Happens in order to try a defenceless old woman. Contains adult humour. [S,AD] [HD]

Inside No. 9 TV Guide

Nature's Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 23:00

3/3. Richard Fortey travels to Madeira to examine what happens to a volcanic island as it nears the end of its life cycle and starts sinking back into the sea. [S,AD] [HD]

Nature's Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution TV Guide

An Art Lovers' Guide

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 00:00

3/3. Dr Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke discover St Petersburg through its art and architecture, looking to see how art has been used to enhance prestige and power in this city. [S,AD] [HD]

An Art Lovers' Guide TV Guide

Collateral

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 01:00

1/4. DI Kip Glaspie investigates the unexplained shooting of a pizza delivery driver. Contains some strong language and some violent scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

Collateral TV Guide

Collateral

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 02:00

2/4. Abdullah's sisters hold the key to his death, but why is MI5 derailing the investigation? Contains strong language and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

Collateral TV Guide

Digging for Britain

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 03:00

3/4. This years best archaeological finds from the east of the UK: a monument as old as Stonehenge, a dig at the site of Britains first tank battle and some disturbing Roman burials.

Digging for Britain TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

University Challenge

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 19:30

4/10. A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The University of Leicester team includes Danielle Brown and the UCL team includes journalist Jeremy Bowen.

University Challenge TV Guide

Secret Life of Farm Animals

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 20:00

It is summer and the focus is on cows. We discover that cows thrive in the wild, love music and problem-solving, and that chickens use twenty-four different clucks to communicate.

Secret Life of Farm Animals TV Guide

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 21:00

Sir David Attenborough tells the story of the discovery in Argentina of the largest animal to ever walk the earth, a new species of the plant-eating titanosaur. [S,AD] [HD]

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur TV Guide

Mel Smith: I've Done Some Things

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 22:00

A tribute to British comedian Mel Smith, who died in July 2013, aged 60, featuring home video footage, rare archive material and many classic sketches.

Mel Smith: I've Done Some Things TV Guide

Smith and Jones: The Home-made Xmas Video

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 23:00

The consequences of letting a dysfunctional family loose with a video camera at Christmas.

Smith and Jones: The Home-made Xmas Video TV Guide

Timeshift

BBC Four HD - Thursday 13th December 2018 - 23:30

2/12. 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.

Timeshift TV Guide

Mystery of the Moor

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 00:30

Mike Dilger investigates the mystery behind Bronze Age burial goods discovered on Dartmoor. They've been described as the most important find ever on the moor.

Mystery of the Moor TV Guide

Collateral

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 01:00

3/4. Crime drama series. When the killers claim another victim, DI Kip Glaspie decides to break the rules to get to the bottom of the mystery. Contains strong language. [S,AD] [HD]

Collateral TV Guide

Collateral

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 02:00

4/4. As the net draws in, DI Kip Glaspie enters a dangerous power play with MI5. But is it too late to save everyone involved? Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

Collateral TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Rome

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 03:00

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.

Treasures of Ancient Rome TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 18:58

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World News Today

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 19:00

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

World News Today TV Guide

University Challenge

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 19:30

5/10. Quiz featuring university alumni. The St John's team includes Laura Bates and the St Edmund Hall team features Emma Kennedy.

University Challenge TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 20:00

Peter Powell and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 6 November 1986, featuring Bon Jovi, Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush, Duran Duran and The Pretenders.

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Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 20:30

Janice Long and John Peel present the pop chart programme, featuring Europe, Simple Minds, Swing Out Sister, Erasure, Bon Jovi, Berlin and Red Box.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 21:00

1/3. Neil Brand explores a golden age of the film musical, from the US to Stalins Soviet Union.

The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

TOTP2

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 22:00

A Christmas compilation including Wizzard, Slade, Mariah Carey, The Flying Pickets, Kylie and Jason, The Darkness, Abba, The Spice Girls, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran.

TOTP2 TV Guide

The Story of Fairytale of New York

BBC Four HD - Friday 14th December 2018 - 23:30

Uncovering the stories behind The Pogues Christmas classic, Fairytale of New York. Contains very strong language.

The Story of Fairytale of New York TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 00:30

Peter Powell and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 6 November 1986, featuring Bon Jovi, Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush, Duran Duran and The Pretenders.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 01:00

Janice Long and John Peel present the pop chart programme, featuring Europe, Simple Minds, Swing Out Sister, Erasure, Bon Jovi, Berlin and Red Box.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 01:35

1/3. Neil Brand explores a golden age of the film musical, from the US to Stalins Soviet Union.

The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

Classic Cellists at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 02:35

Featuring performances by master cellists such as Paul Tortelier, Jacqueline du Pre, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yo Yo Ma, Steven Isserlis and Mischa Maisky.

Classic Cellists at the BBC TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 03:35

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 18:58

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Britain's Lost Waterlands:...

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 19:00

...Escape to Swallows and Amazons Country. Exploring the landscapes that inspired Arthur Ransome to write Swallows and Amazons. [S,AD] [HD]

Britain's Lost Waterlands:... TV Guide

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 20:00

Documentary exploring the eventful life of the Clyde-built ship, RMS Queen Mary, from a symbol of hope to a nation, to the floating hotel of today. [S,AD]

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner TV Guide

The Sinner

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 21:00

5/8. Cora's memories of events begin to return. Ambrose finds a young person's body in the woods, but his progress is hampered by the arrival of Captain Anne Farmer. Contains some violent scenes.

The Sinner TV Guide

The Sinner

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 21:40

6/8. Detective Ambrose decides to let Cora visit the Beverwyck club. Will she remember why she stabbed Frankie Belmont? Contains some sexual content and some upsetting scenes.

The Sinner TV Guide

Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 22:20

Dr Jago Cooper uses scientific and archaeological evidence to argue that Easter Island's demise was not solely due to its inhabitants' wilful use of its natural resources.

Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Saturday 15th December 2018 - 23:50

Peter Powell and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 6 November 1986, featuring Bon Jovi, Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush, Duran Duran and The Pretenders.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 00:25

Janice Long and John Peel present the pop chart programme, featuring Europe, Simple Minds, Swing Out Sister, Erasure, Bon Jovi, Berlin and Red Box.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

The Christmas Session

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 00:55

A blend of folk tradition and burlesque fun as Bellowhead, The Unthanks, Thea Gilmore, Lisa Knapp, and others perform seasonal songs of their own alongside yuletide favourites.

The Christmas Session TV Guide

Britain's Lost Waterlands:...

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 01:55

...Escape to Swallows and Amazons Country. Exploring the landscapes that inspired Arthur Ransome to write Swallows and Amazons. [S,AD] [HD]

Britain's Lost Waterlands:... TV Guide

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 02:55

Documentary exploring the eventful life of the Clyde-built ship, RMS Queen Mary, from a symbol of hope to a nation, to the floating hotel of today. [S,AD]

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 03:55

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 18:58

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A History of Christianity

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 19:00

6/6. Diarmaid MacCulloch examines the concept of scepticism in Western Christianity and challenges the idea that faith has ebbed away in the face of science and reason. [S,AD] [HD]

A History of Christianity TV Guide

Concorde: A Supersonic Story

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 20:00

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

Concorde: A Supersonic Story TV Guide

Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 21:00

Griff Rhys Jones reveals how Dickens created the idea of a traditional family Christmas through one of his best-known books, A Christmas Carol. [S,AD]

Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas TV Guide

A Christmas Carol

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 22:00

Simon Callow's acclaimed one-man adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic for the small screen. Viewers can listen in stereo or binaural via headphones.

A Christmas Carol TV Guide

Timeshift

BBC Four HD - Sunday 16th December 2018 - 23:15

6/6. How Bernard Lovell's telescope was used by both the Americans and the Russians to track their competing spacecraft and put Britain at the forefront of radio astronomy. [S,AD] [HD]

Timeshift TV Guide