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This is BBC Four (Finished)

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 05:30

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This is BBC Four (Finished)

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days (Finished)

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Iolo's Snowdonia

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 19:30

3/4. Iolo Williams explores Snowdonia. In autumn, Iolo visits hidden wildernesses with outstanding views of the season's colours and the big mountains of Snowdonia.

Iolo's Snowdonia TV Guide

Life

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 20:00

9/10. The nature series turns to plants and looks at the ingenious solutions that they employ to counter life's challenges, such as spring-loaded traps, suckers and claws. [S,AD] [HD]

Life TV Guide

Rams: Principles of Good Design

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 21:00

Documentary. Dieter Rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design. Why, at the age of 87, does he now regret ever taking up the profession?

Rams: Principles of Good Design TV Guide

Sir Chris Hoy - From Velodrome to Le Mans

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 22:00

Chris Hoy pursues his dream of competing in the world's toughest endurance motor race. Contains strong language.

Sir Chris Hoy - From Velodrome to Le Mans TV Guide

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

BBC Four HD - Monday 19th August 2019 - 23:00

1/3. Simon Sebag Montefiore begins a history of Jerusalem by exploring how it came into being and how it became so important to Judaism, Christianity and Islam. [S,AD] [HD]

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City TV Guide

How the Celts Saved Britain

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 00:00

2/2. Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages, as missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England. [S,AD] [HD]

How the Celts Saved Britain TV Guide

Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 01:00

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

Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age TV Guide

How to Be a Surrealist with Philippa Perry

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 02:00

A playful journey into the unconscious to discover the deep roots of surrealism. Deals with adult themes.

How to Be a Surrealist with Philippa Perry TV Guide

Rams: Principles of Good Design

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 03:00

Documentary. Dieter Rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design. Why, at the age of 87, does he now regret ever taking up the profession?

Rams: Principles of Good Design TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 04:00

This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm.

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Iolo's Snowdonia

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 19:30

4/4. Iolo Williams explores Snowdonia. It is winter and Iolo endures life-threatening wind chill, ice and snow on the Carneddau high peaks.

Iolo's Snowdonia TV Guide

Hurricanes and Heatwaves: The...

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 20:00

...Highs and Lows of British Weather. 6/7. A look at the evolution of the weather forecast from print via radio to TV and beyond.

Hurricanes and Heatwaves: The... TV Guide

Revolutions: Telescopes

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 21:00

5/6. Jim Al-Khalili on the fascinating story of the telescope. How it took a seashore plant, a bottle of mercury and a property boom to give us the machine that discovered the universe. [S,AD] [HD]

Revolutions: Telescopes TV Guide

How to See a Black Hole: The...

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 22:00

...Universes Greatest Mystery. Film following researchers as they try to take the first-ever picture of a black hole.

How to See a Black Hole: The... TV Guide

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 23:00

2/3. Simon Sebag Montefiore continues his history of Jerusalem by discovering the impact of Islam and the crusaders' attempt to win it back for Christianity. [S,AD] [HD]

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City TV Guide

Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 00:00

Lucy Worsley explores the different houses in which Jane Austen lived and stayed, to discover just how much they shaped Jane's life and novels. [S,AD] [HD]

Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors TV Guide

Art of America

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 01:00

1/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon begins his history of American art with portraits of Puritan settlers and the dark truth behind Benjamin West's most famous painting. [S,AD] [HD]

Art of America TV Guide

Hurricanes and Heatwaves: The...

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 02:00

...Highs and Lows of British Weather. 6/7. A look at the evolution of the weather forecast from print via radio to TV and beyond.

Hurricanes and Heatwaves: The... TV Guide

Revolutions: Telescopes

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 03:00

5/6. Jim Al-Khalili on the fascinating story of the telescope. How it took a seashore plant, a bottle of mercury and a property boom to give us the machine that discovered the universe. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

Revolutions: Telescopes TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 04:00

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Anni Albers: A Life in Thread

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 19:30

Documentary. How Walter Gropius's decision to relegate Anni Albers to the weaving class of the Bauhaus created the greatest textiles artist the world has ever known.

Anni Albers: A Life in Thread TV Guide

History of Scotland: Bishop Makes King

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 20:00

3/5. Documentary series charting Scottish history. Neil Oliver investigates the role the church played in Robert Bruce's struggle to secure Scottish independence. [S,AD] [HD]

History of Scotland: Bishop Makes King TV Guide

Bauhaus 100

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 21:00

Documentary. How Walter Gropius's experiences of World War I led him to found the iconic German art school, the Bauhaus. [S,AD] [HD]

Bauhaus 100 TV Guide

Bauhaus Rules with Vic Reeves

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 22:00

Six graduates are challenged to create a work of art following the rules of the Bauhaus. Contains some strong language.

Bauhaus Rules with Vic Reeves TV Guide

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 23:00

2/3. Joining Susan this week are special guests Iain Stirling, Phoebe Robinson and Game of Thrones star Daniel Portman. Contains some strong language and adult humour.

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits TV Guide

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 21st August 2019 - 23:45

3/3. How Jerusalem became the object of rivalry between Christian nations, the focus of the longing of Jews and the site of one of the world's most intractable conflicts. [S,AD] [HD]

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City TV Guide

Art of America

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 00:45

2/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon discovers how the ambitions of visionary artists and architects helped America remove itself from the shadow of Europe in the 20th century. [S,AD] [HD]

Art of America TV Guide

History of Scotland: Bishop Makes King

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 01:45

3/5. Documentary series charting Scottish history. Neil Oliver investigates the role the church played in Robert Bruce's struggle to secure Scottish independence. [S,AD] [HD]

History of Scotland: Bishop Makes King TV Guide

Bauhaus 100

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 02:45

Documentary. How Walter Gropius's experiences of World War I led him to found the iconic German art school, the Bauhaus. [S,AD,SL]

Bauhaus 100 TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 03:45

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 19:30

Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 19 May 1988 and featuring Prefab Sprout, Kylie Minogue, Aztec Camera, Hothouse Flowers and Belinda Carlisle.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Skies Above Britain

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 20:00

4/5. A look at the skies above us. Martin is preparing to compete for the Schneider Trophy, where 14 pilots will fly wing to wing around outlying islands in Alderney. [S,AD] [HD]

Skies Above Britain TV Guide

Operation Wild

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 21:00

3/3. In a world first, a vet attempts keyhole brain surgery on a moon bear deep in the jungle. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. [S,AD] [HD]

Operation Wild TV Guide

From Ice to Fire: The...

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 22:00

...Incredible Science of Temperature. 3/3. Dr Helen Czerski explores the science of heat and how it has shaped the modern world. [S,AD] [HD]

From Ice to Fire: The... TV Guide

Immortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher

BBC Four HD - Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 23:00

3/4. Joann Fletcher explains how ancient Egypt's extraordinary story fits together. Joann explores the magnificent Colossi of Memnon, built under Pharaoh Amenhotep III. [S,AD] [HD]

Immortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 00:00

Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 19 May 1988 and featuring Prefab Sprout, Kylie Minogue, Aztec Camera, Hothouse Flowers and Belinda Carlisle.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Anni Albers: A Life in Thread

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 00:30

Documentary. How Walter Gropius's decision to relegate Anni Albers to the weaving class of the Bauhaus created the greatest textiles artist the world has ever known.

Anni Albers: A Life in Thread TV Guide

Art of America

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 01:00

3/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon feels the pulse of contemporary American art from New York to LA. Contains some strong language. [S,AD] [HD]

Art of America TV Guide

Bauhaus Rules with Vic Reeves

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 02:00

Six graduates are challenged to create a work of art following the rules of the Bauhaus. Contains some strong language.

Bauhaus Rules with Vic Reeves TV Guide

From Ice to Fire: The...

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 03:00

...Incredible Science of Temperature. 3/3. Dr Helen Czerski explores the science of heat and how it has shaped the modern world. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

From Ice to Fire: The... TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 04:00

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 18:58

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World News Today

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 19:00

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

World News Today TV Guide

BBC Proms: Rattle conducts Belshazzar's Feast

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 19:30

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO and LSO Chorus in Walton's cantata, Belshazzar's Feast.

BBC Proms: Rattle conducts Belshazzar's Feast TV Guide

Smashing Hits! The 80s Pop Map...

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 21:00

...of Britain and Ireland. 1/3. Midge Ure and Kim Appleby explore London's new romantic movement. Contains some strong language.

Smashing Hits! The 80s Pop Map... TV Guide

Snow Patrol at Ward Park 3

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 22:00

Northern Irelands finest purveyors of music return to Ward Park in Bangor. Contains some strong language and scenes of flashing images.

Snow Patrol at Ward Park 3 TV Guide

Hits, Hype & Hustle: An...

BBC Four HD - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 23:00

...Insider's Guide to the Music Business. 2/3. Music promoter John Giddings explores how live music became a billion-pound industry. Contains strong language.

Hits, Hype & Hustle: An... TV Guide

The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 00:00

The story of Irish rock through the different musical traditions of Belfast and Dublin. Contains some strong language.

The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities TV Guide

...Sings Bacharach and David!

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 01:00

BBC archive performances of songs by the legendary songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, featuring Sandie Shaw, Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield and The Stranglers.

...Sings Bacharach and David! TV Guide

Smashing Hits! The 80s Pop Map...

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 02:05

...of Britain & Ireland. 1/3. Midge Ure and Kim Appleby explore London's new romantic movement. Contains some strong language.

Smashing Hits! The 80s Pop Map... TV Guide

This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 03:05

This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm.

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This is BBC Four

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 18:58

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Lost Land of the Volcano

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 19:00

3/3. Wildlife series. Steve Backshall descends into the crater of a giant extinct volcano in New Guinea which biologists have long believed could be home to spectacular new creatures. [S,AD] [HD]

Lost Land of the Volcano TV Guide

The Private Life of Cows

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 20:00

1/3. Jimmy Doherty embarks on a quest to reveal the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He visits a farm in Devon to find out about cows. What really goes on inside their brains? [S,AD] [HD]

The Private Life of Cows TV Guide

Below the Surface

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 21:00

7/8. SP and Simon finally have a lead on the whereabouts of June's phone.

Below the Surface TV Guide

Below the Surface

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 21:45

8/8. Danish thriller series. As the ferry docks in Provestenen, Beate greets Philip, who sees June chasing Rami in the distance. Grabbing a gun, he follows them into a dockside warehouse.

Below the Surface TV Guide

The Vietnam War

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 22:30

5/10. American casualties and enemy body counts mount as marines face North Vietnamese ambushes. Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

The Vietnam War TV Guide

The Vietnam War

BBC Four HD - Saturday 24th August 2019 - 23:25

6/10. Series telling the story of the Vietnam War. North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch surprise attacks on cities and military bases. Contains some violence and upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD]

The Vietnam War TV Guide

TOTP 1988

BBC Four HD - Sunday 25th August 2019 - 00:20

Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 19 May 1988 and featuring Prefab Sprout, Kylie Minogue, Aztec Camera, Hothouse Flowers and Belinda Carlisle.

TOTP 1988 TV Guide

Top of the Pops: The Story of 1986

BBC Four HD - Sunday 25th August 2019 - 00:50

Paul Heaton, Mick Hucknall, Sinitta, The Communards and Swing Out Sister are among the acts steering us through the changes that impacted Britain and the music industry in 1986.

Top of the Pops: The Story of 1986 TV Guide