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The Sumo Tokoyama - the Art of Hairdressing for Wrestlers

BBC Four

Documentary about how, in the prestigious world of sumo wrestling, aesthetics are considered as important as sheer strength and the wrestler's hair must be carefully coiffured. Show more

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New Town

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Drama set in Edinburgh. Architects Purves and Pekkala are offered the chance to redesign a Georgian church, but the head of Scottish Heritage mysteriously falls from its tower. Show more

Genres

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The Book Quiz

BBC Four

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game as the Bishop of Southwark, Thomas Butler and Rowan Pelling do battle against presenter Jenni Murray and crime writer Mark Billingham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Director:
Sue McMahon
Participant:
Jenni Murray
Participant:
Mark Billingham
Participant:
Rowan Pelling

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I've Never Seen Star Wars

BBC Four

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 1

Episode 4: Emily Maitlis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Marcus Brigstocke invites a guest to try five new cultural experiences. Broadcaster Emily Maitlis listens to Dolly Parton, watches the Godfather and rides a motorbike. Show more

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Newswipe with Charlie Brooker

BBC Four

Newswipe

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Charlie Brooker sets his satirical sights on news and current affairs. He charts the rise of the public's role in making the news via the use of vox pops and mobile phone footage. Show more

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New Town

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Drama set in Edinburgh. Architects Purves and Pekkala are offered the chance to redesign a Georgian church, but the head of Scottish Heritage mysteriously falls from its tower. Show more

Genres

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As 11pm

BBC Four

Newswipe

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Charlie Brooker sets his satirical sights on news and current affairs. He charts the rise of the public's role in making the news via the use of vox pops and mobile phone footage. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 1

Episode 4: Emily Maitlis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Marcus Brigstocke invites a guest to try five new cultural experiences. Broadcaster Emily Maitlis listens to Dolly Parton, watches the Godfather and rides a motorbike. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

As 9pm

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Drama set in Edinburgh. Architects Purves and Pekkala are offered the chance to redesign a Georgian church, but the head of Scottish Heritage mysteriously falls from its tower. Show more

Genres

BBC Four

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