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BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 19:00

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

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Great British Railway Journeys

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 19:30

3/20. Michael Portillo continues his journey through southern Scotland. He celebrates Victorian iron and steel in Motherwell, admiring the Forth Rail Bridge. [S,AD] [HD]

Great British Railway Journeys TV Guide

Sword, Musket & Machine Gun:...

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 20:00

...Britain's Armed History. 1/3. Dr Sam Willis discovers how medieval weapons shaped Britain. [S,AD] [HD]

Sword, Musket & Machine Gun:... TV Guide

Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 21:00

1/2. Alice Morrison journeys into the history of ancient and modern Morocco. [S,AD] [HD]

Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure TV Guide

The Normans

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 22:00

2/3. Documentary series. Robert Bartlett explores the impact of the Norman conquest of Britain and Ireland, and looks at how England adapted to its new masters. [S,AD]

The Normans TV Guide

Churchill: When Britain Said No

BBC Four HD - Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 23:00

Documentary covering Winston Churchill's failure to be re-elected following the Second World War, with input from first-hand witnesses and historians. [S,AD] [HD]

Churchill: When Britain Said No TV Guide

The Many Primes of Muriel Spark

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 00:00

Kirsty Wark celebrates the life and work of Scottish writer Dame Muriel Spark, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic cultural figures, on the 100th anniversary of her birth.

The Many Primes of Muriel Spark TV Guide

Socrates: Genius of the Ancient World

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 01:00

2/3. Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. [S,AD] [HD]

Socrates: Genius of the Ancient World TV Guide

MAKE! Craft Britain

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 02:00

2/3. Rookie crafters discover the ancient arts of silver jewellery-making and cross-stitch, but with a 21st-century twist. Origami expert Sam Tsang teaches us how to make a snack box.

MAKE! Craft Britain TV Guide

Sword, Musket & Machine Gun:...

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 03:00

...Britain's Armed History. 1/3. Dr Sam Willis discovers how medieval weapons shaped Britain. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

Sword, Musket & Machine Gun:... TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

TOTP 1987

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 19:30

Gary Davies presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 27 August 1987 and featuring Then Jerico, The Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield, and Wet Wet Wet.

TOTP 1987 TV Guide

A History of Ancient Britain

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 20:00

4/4. Neil Oliver continues his tour of Britain's past with the arrival of metals and how they ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade and village life. [S,AD] [HD]

A History of Ancient Britain TV Guide

Happy Birthday OU: 50 Years of the Open University

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 21:00

Sir Lenny Henry tells the story of the OU: nostalgic, funny and a piece of social history.

Happy Birthday OU: 50 Years of the Open University TV Guide

The Fantastic Mr Feynman

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 22:00

Family and friends contribute to a celebration of the late scientist Richard Feynman, who helped design the atomic bomb and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965. [S,AD] [HD]

The Fantastic Mr Feynman TV Guide

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

BBC Four HD - Thursday 25th April 2019 - 23:00

1/3. Gabriel Weston explores the history and development of forensic science. The first episode looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case. [S,AD] [HD]

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story TV Guide

Top of the Pops

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 00:00

Gary Davies presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 27 August 1987 and featuring Then Jerico, The Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield, and Wet Wet Wet.

Top of the Pops TV Guide

Treasures of the Louvre

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 00:30

Andrew Hussey looks at the art and history of an extraordinary French institution. Contains some strong language.

Treasures of the Louvre TV Guide

A History of Ancient Britain

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 02:00

4/4. Neil Oliver continues his tour of Britain's past with the arrival of metals and how they ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade and village life. [S,AD] [HD]

A History of Ancient Britain TV Guide

The Fantastic Mr Feynman

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 03:00

Family and friends contribute to a celebration of the late scientist Richard Feynman, who helped design the atomic bomb and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

The Fantastic Mr Feynman TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 18:58

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World News Today

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 19:00

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

World News Today TV Guide

TOTP 1987

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 19:30

Peter Powell, Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 10 September 1987 and featuring T'Pau, Level 42, W.A.S.P., Wax, Rick Astley and U2.

TOTP 1987 TV Guide

BBC Young Dancer 2019

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 20:00

Five contestants compete in the Contemporary Dance Final of BBC Young Dancer 2019.

BBC Young Dancer 2019 TV Guide

John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 21:00

Documentary about the astonishing contribution of American singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker to 20th-century music, told in his own words and those of his friends and family.

John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man TV Guide

The Rolling Stones at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 22:00

The BBC celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones by delving into the vaults of archive material for a decade by decade retrospective of the band's greatest hits.

The Rolling Stones at the BBC TV Guide

Blues & Beyond with Cerys Matthews and Val Wilmer

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 22:45

DJ and broadcaster Cerys Matthews and acclaimed blues photographer Val Wilmer select their best-loved blues singers, several of whom Val has met and photographed.

Blues & Beyond with Cerys Matthews and Val Wilmer TV Guide

Blues at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Friday 26th April 2019 - 23:45

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists from the BBC archives. Includes Son House, The Kinks, BB King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and John Lee Hooker.

Blues at the BBC TV Guide

TOTP 1987

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 00:45

Peter Powell, Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 10 September 1987 and featuring T'Pau, Level 42, W.A.S.P., Wax, Rick Astley and U2.

TOTP 1987 TV Guide

... Sings Dylan

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 01:15

Cover versions of Bob Dylan songs by Peter, Paul and Mary, Lulu, the Byrds, Joan Baez, Eric Clapton, Madeleine Peyroux, Bryan Ferry, UB40, Julie Felix and many more.

... Sings Dylan TV Guide

John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 01:55

Documentary about the astonishing contribution of American singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker to 20th-century music, told in his own words and those of his friends and family.

John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man TV Guide

The Rolling Stones at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 02:55

The BBC celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones by delving into the vaults of archive material for a decade by decade retrospective of the band's greatest hits.

The Rolling Stones at the BBC TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 03:40

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 18:58

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Sri Lanka: Elephant Island

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 19:00

4/10. Sri Lanka is home to its own special elephants. Cameraman Martyn Colbeck, of Echo of the Elephants fame, has travelled to Sri Lanka to reveal their world. [S,AD] [HD]

Sri Lanka: Elephant Island TV Guide

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 20:00

1/3. Three-part series examining the harsh elements and rich rewards of the Alaskan wilderness. A mother sea otter nurses her baby through the chilly days of early spring. [S,AD] [HD]

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom TV Guide

Follow the Money

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 21:00

7/10. Danish crime drama. Anna tries to stop Nete co-operating with the police while Alf continues to be pressured by the chief police inspector to follow a hidden agenda.

Follow the Money TV Guide

Follow the Money

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 22:00

8/10. Danish crime drama. Alf goes against the chief police inspectors orders, following a murder, and Marco's true identity is revealed.

Follow the Money TV Guide

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

BBC Four HD - Saturday 27th April 2019 - 23:00

Disaster Movies. Mark Kermode uncovers the cinematic and storytelling secrets of disaster movies. Contains some strong language. [S,AD] [HD]

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema TV Guide

TOTP 1987

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 00:00

Gary Davies presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 27 August 1987 and featuring Then Jerico, The Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield, and Wet Wet Wet.

TOTP 1987 TV Guide

TOTP 1987

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 00:30

Peter Powell, Simon Bates and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 10 September 1987 and featuring T'Pau, Level 42, W.A.S.P., Wax, Rick Astley and U2.

TOTP 1987 TV Guide

Island at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 01:00

Performances by Island Records artists from the archives, including Cat Stevens, Roxy Music, Bob Marley and The Wailers, Steel Pulse, U2, PJ Harvey, Baaba Maal and Amy Winehouse.

Island at the BBC TV Guide

Sri Lanka: Elephant Island

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 02:00

4/10. Sri Lanka is home to its own special elephants. Cameraman Martyn Colbeck, of Echo of the Elephants fame, has travelled to Sri Lanka to reveal their world. [S,AD] [HD]

Sri Lanka: Elephant Island TV Guide

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 03:00

1/3. Three-part series examining the harsh elements and rich rewards of the Alaskan wilderness. A mother sea otter nurses her baby through the chilly days of early spring. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 18:58

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Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 19:00

2/3. Series going in search of inner peace in three Benedictine monasteries around Britain. At Pluscarden, the monks grow their own crops and make their own clothes. [S,AD] [HD]

Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery TV Guide

Secret Agent Selection: WW2

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 20:00

1/5. Immersive history series, reviving the training programme of one of World War II's most covert organisations. In episode one, the students face SOE's demanding selection process. [S,AD]

Secret Agent Selection: WW2 TV Guide

Barry Lyndon

BBC Four HD - Sunday 28th April 2019 - 21:00

Historic film drama. After killing an English officer, Redmond Barry sets off on a series of adventures. Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning adaptation of William Thackeray's novel. [1975]

Barry Lyndon TV Guide

The Mystery of Van Gogh's Ear

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 00:00

What happened on the December night when Vincent van Gogh took a blade to his own ear? Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. [S,AD] [HD]

The Mystery of Van Gogh's Ear TV Guide

Virtuoso Violinists at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 01:00

Nicola Benedetti introduces performances by celebrated violinists including Nathan Milstein, Mischa Elman, Isaac Stern, Yehudi Menuhin, Itzhak Perlman and Nigel Kennedy.

Virtuoso Violinists at the BBC TV Guide

Perfect Pianists at the BBC

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 02:00

Performances by celebrated pianists including Benno Moiseiwitsch, Solomon, Myra Hess, Vladimir Horowitz, Arthur Rubinstein, Alfred Brendel, Mitsuko Uchida and Stephen Hough.

Perfect Pianists at the BBC TV Guide

Secret Agent Selection: WW2

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 03:00

1/5. Immersive history series, reviving the training programme of one of World War II's most covert organisations. In episode one, the students face SOE's demanding selection process. [S,AD,SL] [HD]

Secret Agent Selection: WW2 TV Guide

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BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 04:00

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BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 05:30

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BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 18:58

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Beyond 100 Days

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 19:00

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

Beyond 100 Days TV Guide

Great British Railway Journeys

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 19:30

4/20. Michael Portillo begins his journey in Stirling, where he visits the scene of a bloody battle at Bannockburn. In Perth, he learns how to make a sporran.

Great British Railway Journeys TV Guide

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 20:00

1/3. The story of the top-heavy Mary Rose, the wrecking of the Spanish Armada and the real-life sea disasters that inspired The Tempest and Robinson Crusoe.

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History TV Guide

The Spy who Went into the Cold:...

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 21:00

...Kim Philby, Soviet Super Spy. Film exploring the circumstances behind the escape of notorious British spy Kim Philby.

The Spy who Went into the Cold:... TV Guide

Sincerely, F Scott Fitzgerald:...

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 22:10

...A Culture Show Special. 32/32. Novelist Jay McInerney explores the life and writing of F Scott Fitzgerald.

Sincerely, F Scott Fitzgerald:... TV Guide

Lucy Worsley's Reins of Power:...

BBC Four HD - Monday 29th April 2019 - 23:10

...The Art of Horse Dancing. Lucy Worsley learns the art of horse ballet, leading up to a public performance.

Lucy Worsley's Reins of Power:... TV Guide

Patagonia with Huw Edwards

BBC Four HD - Tuesday 30th April 2019 - 00:10

Huw Edwards meets the descendants of the pioneers who established a community in Patagonia 150 years ago, to see what remains of the culture their forefathers wanted to safeguard.

Patagonia with Huw Edwards TV Guide