BBC Four

BBC Four is a free to air channel owned and operated by the BBC. The channel airs daily from 7.00pm til 4.00am. The channel airs a number of programs aiming to offer a alternative to mainstream TV. The channel shows a number of original series, domestic repeats from the BBC catalogue and some foreign drama imports.

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The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky. From comets to quasars, there is al…

World News Today
World News Today

The latest national and international news and business developments.

Storyville
Storyville

Series showcasing the best of international documentary filmmakers works.

Timeshift
Timeshift

Documentary series which ranges widely over Britain's social and cultural history, its narrative-led…

Timewatch
Timewatch

A series of historical documentaries originally broadcast on BBC Two, but more recently airing on BB…

Digging for Britain
Digging for Britain

The BBC Two series is presented by Professor Alice Roberts and archaeologist Matt Williams as they p…

Classic Albums
Classic Albums

This series looks at the writing and recording of some of the greatest albums of our era. Musicians,…

Arena
Arena

Arena is the BBC's multi award-winning arts strand. Founded in 1975, Arena continues to produce gold…

James May: The Reassembler
James May: The Reassembler

Series in which James May explores the intricacies and engineering marvels of various objects by put…

BBC Proms
BBC Proms

BBC Proms is the world's greatest classical music festival.

Mercury Prize
Mercury Prize

An annual music prize ceremony broadcast on the BBC.

BBC Young Dancer
BBC Young Dancer

The BBC turns the spotlight on the UK's best young dancers with a nationwide talent search to find t…

At the BBC

Series of one-off documentaries that uses 60 years of the BBC archive to bring together clips under…

Art of France
Art of France

Andrew Graham Dixon takes viewers on a stunning visual journey through French art history.

Bucket
Bucket

The irrepressible Mim celebrates turning 70 by writing a bucket list. Item one: dragging daughter Fr…

An Art Lovers' Guide
An Art Lovers' Guide

Art historians Dr. Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke take us on three entertaining and revealing cul…

The Art of Japanese Life
The Art of Japanese Life

Series in which Dr. James Fox looks at the art and culture of Japan. James journeys through Japan's…

The Live Lounge Show
The Live Lounge Show

Clara Amfo takes us behind the scenes of Radio 1's Live Lounge - the biggest live studio showcase in…

Invasion! with Sam Willis
Invasion! with Sam Willis

In this three-part series for BBC Four, intrepid historian Dr. Sam Willis reveals a remarkable story…

The Art That Made Mexico
The Art That Made Mexico

In this three-part series, artist Alinka Echeverria explores how, across the millennia, three major…

Handmade in Mexico

An intricate look at the creation process of three Mexican art forms.

MAKE! Craft Britain
MAKE! Craft Britain

A joyful celebration of all things handmade, following ordinary people having a go at new skills tau…

BBC Young Musician
BBC Young Musician

BBC Young Musician is a biennial contest which aims to find the most talented musicians who are unde…

Danceworks

With intimate, behind-the-stage access, Danceworks explore the creative process of extraordinary dan…

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