All BBC4 articles – Page 11

  • The Brain With David Eagleman
    News

    BBC4 acquires Blink brain doc

    2015-12-18T10:38:00Z

    BBC4 has acquired Blink Films biggest-budget show, a six-part series exploring the human brain hosted by neuroscientist David Eagleman.

  • crozier
    News

    Adam Crozier: merge BBC2 and BBC4

    2015-12-08T13:01:00Z

    ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has urged the BBC to stay calm during charter renewal debate, while suggesting a range of efficiency proposals including merging BBC2 and BBC4.

  • Paul-Griggs.Skiffle
    News

    BBC4 plans interactive pop music series

    2015-09-15T10:19:00Z

    7 Wonder is to produce a four-part interactive history format about pop music for BBC4.

  • canals-the-making-of-a-nation
    Ratings

    Canal doc is BBC4's biggest show of 2015

    2015-09-02T12:22:00Z

    TUESDAY: A film about canals became BBC4’s top-rated show of the year as ITV’s documentary exploring payday loans lost the 9pm terrestrial slot with a 6% share.

  • Cassian Harrison
    News

    Cassian Harrison: BBC4’s £30m budget sparks innovation

    2015-08-27T17:46:00Z

    BBC4 controller Cassian Harrison has claimed that his £30m budget forces the channel to be more innovative.

  • all-aboard-the-canal-trip
    News

    Slow TV returns to BBC4

    2015-08-26T07:21:00Z

    A sleigh ride through Lapland and the exploration of the biology of a 400-year-old oak tree form part of BBC4’s second slow TV season.

  • George Osborne
    News

    Osborne warned BBC2 & BBC4 under threat

    2015-08-19T10:20:00Z

    The BBC warned chancellor George Osborne that it would be forced to close BBC2 and BBC4 unless it received concessions after agreeing to take on the cost of over-75s licence fees.

  • A Syrian Love Story
    News

    BBC4 reveals Storyville slate

    2015-07-29T09:28:00Z

    A Wildgaze film exposing the actions of two high-ranking Nazis through the eyes of their sons and Sean McAllister’s Sheffield Doc/Fest winner A Syrian Love Story are among BBC4’s forthcoming Storyville films.

  • Close to the Edge
    News

    Scripted reality heads to BBC4

    2015-06-08T12:39:00Z

    Electric Ray is to produce a scripted reality series focused on a group of Bournemouth-based friends in their 60s, 70s and 80s for BBC4.

  • all-aboard-the-canal-trip
    News

    BBC4 ready for more slow TV

    2015-05-14T07:04:00Z

    BBC4 is on the hunt for slow TV ideas on a bigger scale following the success of its Goes Slow season, which featured a canal trip and glassblowing.

  • Trapped
    News

    BBC4 acquires Icelandic thriller

    2015-04-30T12:50:00Z

    BBC4 has expanded its international drama slate with a 10-part Icelandic series, produced by Baltasar Kormakur, the director of Denzel Washington film 2 Guns.

  • Victoria Coren Mitchell
    News

    Wingspan explores bohemia for BBC4

    2015-04-30T12:50:00Z

    Wingspan Productions is to explore what it means to be bohemian in a three-part series for BBC4.

  • SSE
    News

    BBC4 goes inside big six energy firm

    2015-03-19T12:59:00Z

    BBC4 is to reveal the inner workings of SSE, one of the UK’s big six energy companies, in an access documentary from The Tube indie Blast! Films.

  • National Gallery
    News

    BBC4 relaxes with slow season

    2015-03-03T09:53:00Z

    A two hour trip along one of Britain’s canals and a 30 minute show observing the manufacture of a wooden chair are to form part of a slow season of shows on BBC4.

  • Culture Club
    News

    BBC4 documents Culture Club reunion

    2015-02-20T16:30:00Z

    BBC4 will chart the reunion of Boy George’s Culture Club for an access-all-areas documentary.

  • Griff Rhys Jones
    News

    BBC4 orders museum quiz show

    2015-02-11T12:33:00Z

    Griff Rhys Jones is to front an eight-part quiz show set in Britain’s museums for BBC4.

  • Magna Carta
    News

    Kayvan Novak creates Julian Assange-inspired BBC4 comedy

    2014-11-17T13:10:00Z

    Facejacker star Kayvan Novak has created a Julian Assange-inspired BBC4 comedy as part of a raft of BBC programming marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

  • Detectorist
    News

    BBC4 unearths more Detectorists

    2014-11-07T11:06:00Z

    Quirky comedy Detectorists is returning for a second series on BBC4.

  • Dave-Grohl
    News

    BBC4 drums up Dave Grohl doc

    2014-10-01T12:21:00Z

    Dave Grohl is to front a rock doc on BBC4 after the channel swooped for an eight-part series from the Nirvana and Foo Fighters’ star.  

  • Sona Datta
    News

    Tern brings fresh faces to BBC4

    2014-08-28T07:04:00Z

    Tern TV has secured £1m worth of commissions from BBC4 as it bids to help channel editor Cassian Harrison bring fresh faces to the channel.