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The Sky at Night

BBC Four

The Sky at Night

The Winter Sky

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore is joined by Dr Chris Lintott and Pete Lawrence, plus a host of stargazers searching for the best the winter night skies have to offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Participant:
Pete Lawrence
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

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How to Solve a CrypticCrossword

BBC Four

Timeshift

Series 8

How to Solve a Cryptic Crossword

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Don Manley reveals the tricks that compilers use to bamboozle and entertain cryptic crossword solvers, while fans including Prunella Scales explain why they enjoy them. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Martin Bell
Participant:
Prunella Scales

Regional Variations (2)

Games Britannia

BBC Four

Games Britannia

Episode 1: Dicing with Destiny

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series about the history of popular games in Britain. Ancient games were fundamental, but by the late Middle Ages gaming had become associated with gambling. Show more

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The Beatles on Record

BBC Four

This film charts how The Beatles developed as musicians, matured as songwriters and created a body of work that sounds as fresh now as the time it was recorded. Show more

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Storyville - How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin

BBC Four

Storyville

How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

A Storyville documentary telling how The Beatles' legend soaked into the lives of a generation of Soviet kids, paving the way for the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet system. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

as 8pm

BBC Four

Timeshift

Series 8

How to Solve a Cryptic Crossword

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Don Manley reveals the tricks that compilers use to bamboozle and entertain cryptic crossword solvers, while fans including Prunella Scales explain why they enjoy them. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Martin Bell
Participant:
Prunella Scales

BBC Four

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