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

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

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Beyond 100 Days

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

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

James May: The Reassembler

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

James May: The Reassembler TV Guide

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers

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

3/3. The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. From frozen waterfalls to time-travelling barges, the Mississippi connects a continent like no other river. [S,AD] [HD]

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers TV Guide

The Truth About Getting Fit

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

The Truth About Getting Fit TV Guide

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

BBC Four HD - 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.

The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment TV Guide

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

BBC Four HD - 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.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt TV Guide

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

BBC Four HD - 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.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth TV Guide

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork

BBC Four HD - 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.

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork TV Guide

Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer

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

Alastair Sooke celebrates the American artist Robert Rauschenberg, who created a crucial bridge between the abstract expressionists of the 50s and the pop artists of the 60s.

Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer TV Guide

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers

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

3/3. The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. From frozen waterfalls to time-travelling barges, the Mississippi connects a continent like no other river. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

Mississippi: Earth's Great Rivers TV Guide

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

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

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

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Beyond 100 Days

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

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

A Slow Odyssey: A Cheetah's Hunt

BBC Four HD - 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.

A Slow Odyssey: A Cheetah's Hunt TV Guide

The Great British Year

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

The Great British Year TV Guide

Concorde: A Supersonic Story

BBC Four HD - 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.

Concorde: A Supersonic Story TV Guide

Wonders of the Universe

BBC Four HD - 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? [S,AD] [HD]

Wonders of the Universe TV Guide

Decadence and Downfall: The...

BBC Four HD - 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.

Decadence and Downfall: The... TV Guide

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

BBC Four HD - 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.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth TV Guide

Bought with Love: The Secret...

BBC Four HD - 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.

Bought with Love: The Secret... TV Guide

A History of Art in Three Colours

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

A History of Art in Three Colours TV Guide

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

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

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BBC Four HD - Friday 24th January 2020 - 18:58

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World News Today

BBC Four HD - 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.

World News Today TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four HD - 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.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four HD - 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!

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four HD - 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.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music

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

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

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music TV Guide

Boy George's 1970s: Save Me From Suburbia

BBC Four HD - 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.

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

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South TV Guide

The Story Of I Will Survive

BBC Four HD - 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.

The Story Of I Will Survive TV Guide

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music

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

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

Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music TV Guide

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

BBC Four HD - 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!

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand TV Guide

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

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

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 25th January 2020 - 18:58

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Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment TV Guide

Coast Great Guides: England's South East

BBC Four HD - 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. [S,AD] [HD]

Coast Great Guides: England's South East TV Guide

Wisting

BBC Four HD - 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.

Wisting TV Guide

Wisting

BBC Four HD - 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.

Wisting TV Guide

Clive James: Postcard from LA

BBC Four HD - 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.

Clive James: Postcard from LA TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four HD - 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.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

TOTP 1989

BBC Four HD - 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.

TOTP 1989 TV Guide

Robert Burns: The People's Poet

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 00:25

Andrew O'Hagan travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a poetic journey to the places that inspired Robert Burns and to discover the story of his wild, dramatic life.

Robert Burns: The People's Poet TV Guide

Coast Great Guides: England's South East

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 01:55

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

Coast Great Guides: England's South East TV Guide

Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 02:55

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.

Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 03:25

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 18:58

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Addicted to Sheep

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 19:00

Set in the North Pennines, an intimate portrait of a year in the life of tenant hill farmers Tom and Kay Hutchinson as they try to breed the perfect sheep.

Addicted to Sheep TV Guide

The Dolphins of Shark Bay

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 20:00

6/14. A film providing a rare insight into the lives of bottlenose dolphins. A baby dolphin's mother must use all her skills to keep her newborn safe from sharks.

The Dolphins of Shark Bay TV Guide

Fake or Fortune?

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 21:00

4/4. Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team find what could be several important lost works by Thomas Gainsborough in Britain's public art collections. [AD] [HD]

Clive James: Postcard from New York

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 22:00

Clive James reluctantly revisits New York City. His exploits include being fitted with a bulletproof vest, hiring a bodyguard and interviews with famous native New Yorkers.

Clive James: Postcard from New York TV Guide

imagine...

BBC Four HD - Sunday 26th January 2020 - 22:50

The programme tracks the creation of celebrated composer Sir George Benjamin's latest opera Lessons in Love and Violence, which premiered at the Royal Opera House this year.

imagine... TV Guide

Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 00:15

Concrete Poetry. 2/2. Meades reclaims the reputation of buildings he argues stood for optimism and grandeur. Contains some strong language.

Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness TV Guide

Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 01:15

How medieval British stone masons and builders made Gothic architecture their own.

Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age TV Guide

Addicted to Sheep

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 02:15

Set in the North Pennines, an intimate portrait of a year in the life of tenant hill farmers Tom and Kay Hutchinson as they try to breed the perfect sheep.

Addicted to Sheep TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 03:15

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BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 19:30

2/12. Francesco da Mosto heads down the Croatian coast, visiting the amphitheatre and Temple of Augustus in Pula, an isolated lighthouse in Porer and the city of Split. [S,AD] [HD]

Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage TV Guide

A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 20:00

1/3. The Georgian age saw courtship rules being rewritten, as romantic love was glamorised. [S,AD] [HD]

A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley TV Guide

The Gene Revolution: Changing...

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 21:00

...Human Nature - Storyville. A Storyville documentary. The biggest tech revolution of the 21st century isn't digital, it's biological. What will CRISPR mean for human evolution?

The Gene Revolution: Changing... TV Guide

The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 22:30

Documentary about the pioneering project, in 1945, to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere. [S,AD] [HD]

The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words TV Guide

Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs

BBC Four HD - Monday 27th January 2020 - 23:30

David Attenborough explores his passion for birds' eggs. Piece by piece, from creation to hatching, David reveals the wonder behind these miracles of nature. [S,AD] [HD]

Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs TV Guide