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9: BBC FOUR

Sun Jul 21
This is BBC Four

Sunday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Sunday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Life of a Mountain: A Year on...

Sunday 18:00 - 19:00

...Scafell Pike. England's highest mountain as seen by its farmers, climbers and conservationists. Also in HD. [S]

Sir Mark Elder's Farewell to...

Sunday 19:00 - 20:55

...The Hallé at the Proms. Expect a night of high emotion with a poignant performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony. Also in HD. [S]

Last Night of the Proms

Sunday 20:55 - 22:05

The climax of the 1992 Proms season features a rare appearance from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and Russian pianist Tatyana Nikolaeva plays Shostakovich's sparkling Piano Concerto No 2. Also in HD. [S]

Michael Tippett: The Shadow and...

Sunday 22:05 - 23:35

...the Light. The turbulent life and fascinating music of British composer Michael Tippett, which has challenged or delighted musicians round the world with its energy and ecstasy. Also in HD. [S]

Art on the BBC: The Many Faces...

Sunday 23:35 - 00:35

...of Picasso. 2/4. David Dibosa creates a television history of Picasso, the godfather of modern art. Also in HD. [S]

Mon Jul 22
Last Night of the Proms

Today 00:35 - 01:45

The climax of the 1992 Proms season features a rare appearance from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and Russian pianist Tatyana Nikolaeva plays Shostakovich's sparkling Piano Concerto No 2. Also in HD. [S]

Life of a Mountain: A Year on...

Today 01:45 - 02:45

...Scafell Pike. England's highest mountain as seen by its farmers, climbers and conservationists. Also in HD. [S]

This is BBC Four

Today 02:45 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Today 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Today 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Coastal Path

Today 18:00 - 18:30

1/5. Explorer Paul Rose sets off on the walk of a lifetime - 630 miles of the South West Coast Path, discovering wildlife, wild traditions and wild adventure along the way. Also in HD. [S]

Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury

Today 18:30 - 19:00

5/6. Julia Bradbury follows the trail of Britain's lost rail empire on a line from Weymouth and across the unique coastal features of Chesil Beach and Portland. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Art of France

Today 19:00 - 20:00

1/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon takes a stunning visual journey through French art history. He traces its development to the arrival of classicism and the Age of Enlightenment. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Rebuilding Notre Dame: Inside...

Today 20:00 - 21:00

...the Great Cathedral Rescue. Documentary that follows the men and women fighting to secure the fire-ravaged cathedral. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Paris

Today 21:00 - 22:00

1/3. How Paris went from site of the French Revolution to the world's first great modern city. Contains some nudity. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Private Life of a Masterpiece:...

Today 22:00 - 22:50

...The Kiss. 1/10. The colourful history of Auguste Rodin's controversial sculpture The Kiss. Contains some nudity. Also in HD. [S]

Art on the BBC: Michelangelo:...

Today 22:50 - 23:50

...The Good the Bad and the Ugly. 3/4. Art historian Sona Datta creates a television history of Michelangelo. Also in HD. [S]

Coastal Path

Today 23:50 - 00:20

1/5. Explorer Paul Rose sets off on the walk of a lifetime - 630 miles of the South West Coast Path, discovering wildlife, wild traditions and wild adventure along the way. Also in HD. [S]

Tue Jul 23
Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury

Tomorrow 00:20 - 00:50

5/6. Julia Bradbury follows the trail of Britain's lost rail empire on a line from Weymouth and across the unique coastal features of Chesil Beach and Portland. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Rebuilding Notre-Dame: Inside...

Tomorrow 00:50 - 01:50

...the Great Cathedral Rescue. Documentary that follows the men and women fighting to secure the fire-ravaged cathedral. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Art of France

Tomorrow 01:50 - 02:50

1/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon takes a stunning visual journey through French art history. He traces its development to the arrival of classicism and the Age of Enlightenment. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

This is BBC Four

Tomorrow 02:50 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Tomorrow 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Tomorrow 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Coastal Path

Tomorrow 18:00 - 18:30

2/5. Five-part series in which explorer Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, he explores the rugged north Cornish coast and takes a grand tour of Tintagel Castle. Also in HD. [S]

Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury

Tomorrow 18:30 - 19:00

6/6. Julia Bradbury follows the trail of Britain's lost rail empire by walking through the territory of Scottish clans and Rob Roy, once a place to be wary of. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Roy Clarke Remembers... Keeping...

Tomorrow 19:00 - 19:15

...Up Appearances. Acclaimed comedy writer Roy Clarke looks back on Keeping Up Appearances. Also in HD. [S]

Keeping Up Appearances

Tomorrow 19:15 - 19:45

1/6. The first episode of the comedy series about fastidious housewife Hyacinth Bucket sees Hyacinth's father have a nasty accident with a milk bottle. Also in HD. [S]

Butterflies

Tomorrow 19:45 - 20:15

2/8. Ria is upset when she encounters a fox hunt when out in the country with Ben. She determines to mount a protest. Also in HD. [S]

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

Tomorrow 20:15 - 21:15

2/2. Documentary. David Olusoga traces the bitter propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and the abolitionists. Contains language which some may find offensive. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Attica: America's Bloodiest...

Tomorrow 21:15 - 23:05

...Prison Uprising - Storyville. Documentary about the violent prison riot that gripped America in 1971. Contains very strong language and graphic violent scenes. Also in HD. [S]

Art on the BBC: Constable: The...

Tomorrow 23:05 - 00:10

...Rural Rebel. 4/4. Art historian Rose Balston creates a television history of John Constable. Also in HD. [S]

Wed Jul 24
Paris

Wednesday 00:10 - 01:10

1/3. How Paris went from site of the French Revolution to the world's first great modern city. Contains some nudity. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury

Wednesday 01:10 - 01:40

6/6. Julia Bradbury follows the trail of Britain's lost rail empire by walking through the territory of Scottish clans and Rob Roy, once a place to be wary of. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

Wednesday 01:40 - 02:40

2/2. Documentary. David Olusoga traces the bitter propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and the abolitionists. Contains language which some may find offensive. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

This is BBC Four

Wednesday 02:40 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Wednesday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Wednesday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Coastal Path

Wednesday 18:00 - 18:30

3/5. Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, he explores the spectacular South Cornwall coastline, where he discovers one of the world's finest stages at the Minack Theatre. Also in HD. [S]

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury

Wednesday 18:30 - 19:00

1/4. Julia Bradbury walks alongside the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish Highlands and tells the story of Thomas Telford, who created this engineering marvel. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Pole to Pole

Wednesday 19:00 - 19:50

2/8. Michael experiences life in the latter days of the Soviet Union as he travels from Leningrad to the port of Odessa, mere days before the 1991 coup in Moscow. Also in HD. [S]

Around the World In 80...

Wednesday 19:50 - 20:00

...Treasures: Ethiopia - Ark of the Covenant. 2/3. Dan Cruickshank visits Ethiopia in search of the Ark of the Covenant. Also in HD. [S]

Catching Britain's Killers: The...

Wednesday 20:00 - 21:00

...Crimes That Changed Us. 1/3. A 1980s murder hunt leads to a new forensic science - DNA fingerprinting. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong...

Wednesday 21:00 - 21:15

...and James Bolam Remember... New Tricks. Amanda Redman, James Bolam and Alun Armstrong look back on police comedy-drama New Tricks. Also in HD. [S]

New Tricks

Wednesday 21:15 - 22:40

Put in charge of a unit examining unsolved murders, highflying police chief Sandra Pullman is teamed with three veterans who bring a 1970s attitude to modern policing. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Undercover OAP: The Mole Agent...

Wednesday 22:40 - 00:05

...- Storyville. A Storyville documentary about an 83-year-old widower hired to go undercover and investigate a case of potential abuse in a Chilean nursing home. Also in HD. [S]

Thu Jul 25
Coastal Path

Thursday 00:05 - 00:35

3/5. Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, he explores the spectacular South Cornwall coastline, where he discovers one of the world's finest stages at the Minack Theatre. Also in HD. [S]

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury

Thursday 00:35 - 01:05

1/4. Julia Bradbury walks alongside the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish Highlands and tells the story of Thomas Telford, who created this engineering marvel. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Pole to Pole

Thursday 01:05 - 01:55

2/8. Michael experiences life in the latter days of the Soviet Union as he travels from Leningrad to the port of Odessa, mere days before the 1991 coup in Moscow. Also in HD. [S]

Catching Britain's Killers: The...

Thursday 01:55 - 02:55

...Crimes That Changed Us. 1/3. A 1980s murder hunt leads to a new forensic science - DNA fingerprinting. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL]

This is BBC Four

Thursday 02:55 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Thursday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Thursday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Coastal Path

Thursday 18:00 - 18:30

4/5. Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, Paul explores the soft and rolling south Devon coastline, where he takes a snorkelling trip around Burgh Island. Also in HD. [S]

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury

Thursday 18:30 - 19:00

2/4. Julia Bradbury walks along the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, the highlight of which is a two-mile flight of 30 locks which lower it by 220 feet. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise

Thursday 19:00 - 20:00

3/3. Documentary series delving into the South American wilderness. The story of an awe-inspiring coastline 4,000 miles long. These shores are not for the faint-hearted. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Richard Eyre Remembers... Country

Thursday 20:00 - 20:15

Celebrated director Richard Eyre looks back at the period drama Country, Trevor Griffiths' powerful and prescient play, which Eyre directed for television in 1981. Also in HD. [S]

Country: Play for Today

Thursday 20:15 - 21:35

Set in 1945, a family gathering, a christening, a dance and a peace to be won. Contains language which some may find offensive. Also in HD. [S]

Chariots of Fire

Thursday 21:35 - 23:35

The story of athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, rivals who were both chosen to represent Britain in the 1924 Paris Olympics. Also in HD. [1981] [S]

Coastal Path

Thursday 23:35 - 00:05

2/5. Five-part series in which explorer Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, he explores the rugged north Cornish coast and takes a grand tour of Tintagel Castle. Also in HD. [S]

Fri Jul 26
Coastal Path

Friday 00:05 - 00:35

4/5. Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, Paul explores the soft and rolling south Devon coastline, where he takes a snorkelling trip around Burgh Island. Also in HD. [S]

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury

Friday 00:35 - 01:05

2/4. Julia Bradbury walks along the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, the highlight of which is a two-mile flight of 30 locks which lower it by 220 feet. Also in HD. [S,AD]

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise

Friday 01:05 - 02:05

3/3. Documentary series delving into the South American wilderness. The story of an awe-inspiring coastline 4,000 miles long. These shores are not for the faint-hearted. Also in HD. [S,AD]

This is BBC Four

Friday 02:05 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Friday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Friday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Today at the Test: England v...

Friday 18:00 - 19:00

...West Indies. Day one highlights from the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Also in HD. [S]

Verdi's Requiem at the Proms

Friday 19:00 - 20:30

Katie Derham presents a night of high-octane drama featuring two choirs and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as Verdi's masterpiece celebrates its 150th anniversary. Also in HD. [S]

TOTP: 1982

Friday 20:30 - 21:00

Mike Read presents the weekly pop chart show. Featuring Dexys Midnight Runners, Hot Chocolate, The Firm, David Essex, Yazoo, Paul McCartney, Irene Cara and Cliff Richard. Also in HD. [S]

Louis Armstrong in Concert

Friday 21:00 - 21:55

First broadcast on the centenary of his birth, legendary jazz trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong in performance. Also in HD. [S]

Louis Armstrong - Show of the Week

Friday 21:55 - 23:00

Humphrey Lyttelton introduces the story of Louis Armstrong and His All Stars. Also in HD. [S]

Jazz Legends in Their Own Words

Friday 23:00 - 00:00

Performances and interviews from the golden age of jazz, featuring Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald. Also in HD. [S]

Sat Jul 27
Cleo Laine at the BBC

Saturday 00:00 - 01:00

A special celebration of Britain's 'First Lady of Jazz' Dame Cleo Laine's finest moments on the BBC to coincide with her ninety-fifth birthday. Also in HD. [S]

TOTP: 1982

Saturday 01:00 - 01:35

Mike Read presents the weekly pop chart show. Featuring Dexys Midnight Runners, Hot Chocolate, The Firm, David Essex, Yazoo, Paul McCartney, Irene Cara and Cliff Richard. Also in HD. [S]

Louis Armstrong in Concert

Saturday 01:35 - 02:30

First broadcast on the centenary of his birth, legendary jazz trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong in performance. Also in HD. [S]

This is BBC Four

Saturday 02:30 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Saturday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Saturday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Today at the Test: England v...

Saturday 18:00 - 19:00

...West Indies. Day two highlights from the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston. Also in HD. [S]

Bruce Forsyth and The...

Saturday 19:00 - 19:50

...Generation Game. Bruce Forsyth hosts a special New Year's Day edition of the classic family game show from 1973. With Anthea Redfern and Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra. Also in HD. [S]

Blankety Blank with Terry Wogan

Saturday 19:50 - 20:25

Terry Wogan hosts the comedy quiz game. Also in HD. [S]

Wogan's Best of Blankety Blank

Saturday 20:25 - 21:00

Terry Wogan recalls a memorable episode of the celebrity panel game show from 8 February 1979. Also in HD.

Bob's Full House

Saturday 21:00 - 21:25

Bob Monkhouse fires the questions in the fast-moving comedy quiz show, where contestants compete for a chance to win a dream holiday. Also in HD. [S]

Parkinson Meets Duke Ellington

Saturday 21:25 - 22:30

Michael Parkinson's special guest is the great American musician, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington. Also in HD. [S]

Mark Lawson Talks to Terry Wogan

Saturday 22:30 - 23:30

Mark Lawson talks to legendary broadcaster Terry Wogan about his life and 50-year career, from his early years on Irish radio to his ever-popular Radio 2 show. Also in HD. [S]

One on One - Terry Wogan

Saturday 23:30 - 00:10

1/6. Terry Wogan looks back at his career in entertainment. Also in HD. [S]

Sun Jul 28
Keeping Up Appearances

Sunday 00:10 - 00:40

1/6. The first episode of the comedy series about fastidious housewife Hyacinth Bucket sees Hyacinth's father have a nasty accident with a milk bottle. Also in HD. [S]

Butterflies

Sunday 00:40 - 01:10

2/8. Ria is upset when she encounters a fox hunt when out in the country with Ben. She determines to mount a protest. Also in HD. [S]

Mark Lawson Talks to Terry Wogan

Sunday 01:10 - 02:10

Mark Lawson talks to legendary broadcaster Terry Wogan about his life and 50-year career, from his early years on Irish radio to his ever-popular Radio 2 show. Also in HD. [S]

This is BBC Four

Sunday 02:10 - 04:30

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Sunday 04:30 - 17:58

Daily from 7.00pm.

This is BBC Four

Sunday 17:58 - 18:00

Programmes start at 7.00pm.

Today at the Test: England v...

Sunday 18:00 - 19:00

...West Indies. Day three highlights from the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston. Also in HD. [S]

Sarah Vaughan: Tribute to a...

Sunday 19:00 - 20:40

...Legend at the Proms. Clive Myrie presents a celebration of one of the most iconic voices of the 20th century. Also in HD. [S]

Sarah Vaughan at the BBC

Sunday 20:40 - 21:55

Craig Charles leads us through some of Sarah Vaughan's best-known tracks recorded for the BBC, featuring her sassy interpretations of classic songs, including Send in the Clowns. Also in HD. [S]

Jazz Ship

Sunday 21:55 - 22:50

The SS Rotterdam, the third biggest passenger liner in the world (in 1975), leaves New York, bound for the Caribbean sunshine with some of the greatest names in jazz aboard. Also in HD. [S]

Oscar Peterson: Words and Music

Sunday 22:50 - 23:35

3/6. Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson is joined by guests Count Basie and his Orchestra and Joe Pass for conversation and music. Also in HD.

Count Basie - Show of the Week

Sunday 23:35 - 00:20

A 1965 concert by Count Basie, with guitarist Freddie Green, drummer Rufus 'Speedy' Jones, trombonist Al Grey and saxophonist Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis. Also in HD.