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BBC Four HD

   
7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
09/12/2019 BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.4
 
   
7:30pm
Christmas University Challenge
Season 8 Episode 1 of 10
University Challenge Christmas 2018 Teams of distinguished graduates compete on behalf of their former universities as the academic quiz's festive incarnation returns, with the opening first-round match seeing Brasenose College, Oxford taking on Bristol. Among those facing questions from host Jeremy Paxman are Bargain Hunt expert Kate Bliss and Radio 4's More or Less presenter Tim Harford for Brasenose, while the Bristol team includes McMafia author Misha Glenny and geologist and broadcaster Iain Stewart

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.3
 
   
8:00pm
Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Simon Sebag Montefiore follows the Habsburgs to their dramatic demise. From his struggles with Napoleon III and Bismarck and the suicide of his son Rudolf, to the assassination of his beautiful wife Sisi, Emperor Franz Josef's empire and his family proved impossible to control - but while the Habsburgs headed for extinction, Vienna blossomed

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.4
 
   
9:00pm
Lucy Worsley's Christmas Carol Odyssey
Lucy explores the tradition of festive hymns, revealing that there is much more to the best-loved carols than meets the eye, and how they reveal the history of Christmas itself. In the ancient past, pagan fertility ritual the wassail gave rise to door-to-door singing, and was also an integral part of an older midwinter festival was adopted by Christianity when it came to Britain, and was rebranded as Christmas

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:00pm
Rome Unpacked
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
Chef Giorgio Locatelli and art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon explore Italy's capital in search of the generations of ordinary Romans who have left their mark on the city's culture and gastronomy. In the first of two programmes, Giorgio leads Andrew to some of his personal favourite districts including Garbatella, Italy's first 'garden suburb', which boasts vibrant market stalls and village architecture, where he introduces him to the simplest Roman food. In turn, Andrew introduces Giorgio to some of the most moving pictures by Caravaggio, in what was once the city's foremost church for poor pilgrims

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.3
 
   
11:00pm
The World's Most Beautiful Eggs: The Genius of Carl Faberge
Stephen Smith explores the life and work of the renowned jeweller, best known for the eggs he made out of precious metals and gemstones for the last tsars of Russia. The presenter talks to Prince Michael of Kent about Faberge items in the Royal Collection, and to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, who spent $100million acquiring nine of the trinkets. He also follows in Faberge's footsteps, from the Green Vaults in Dresden to the corridors of the Kremlin museum, to discover how a modest family business was turned into the world's most famous supplier of luxury items

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.9
 
   
12:00am
The Art of Japanese Life
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Home James Fox explores the art of the Japanese home, the clean minimalism of which has been exported round the world from modernist architecture to lifestyle stores

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
1:00am
Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Simon Sebag Montefiore follows the Habsburgs to their dramatic demise. From his struggles with Napoleon III and Bismarck and the suicide of his son Rudolf, to the assassination of his beautiful wife Sisi, Emperor Franz Josef's empire and his family proved impossible to control - but while the Habsburgs headed for extinction, Vienna blossomed

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.4
 
   
2:00am
Lucy Worsley's Christmas Carol Odyssey
Lucy explores the tradition of festive hymns, revealing that there is much more to the best-loved carols than meets the eye, and how they reveal the history of Christmas itself. In the ancient past, pagan fertility ritual the wassail gave rise to door-to-door singing, and was also an integral part of an older midwinter festival adopted by Christianity when it came to Britain, and was rebranded as Christmas

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
3:00am
The World's Most Beautiful Eggs: The Genius of Carl Faberge
Stephen Smith explores the life and work of the renowned jeweller, best known for the eggs he made out of precious metals and gemstones for the last tsars of Russia. The presenter talks to Prince Michael of Kent about Faberge items in the Royal Collection, and to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, who spent $100million acquiring nine of the trinkets. He also follows in Faberge's footsteps, from the Green Vaults in Dresden to the corridors of the Kremlin museum, to discover how a modest family business was turned into the world's most famous supplier of luxury items

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)
Rating
6.9
 
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