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DetectoristsDetectorists
BBC Four, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Discovery/Science | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

This series follows two friends who go in search of their hearts desires with metal detectors.


Dirk GentlyDirk Gently
BBC Four, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Stephen Mangan plays Dirk Gently in an adaptation of the novel for BBC.


James May: The ReassemblerJames May: The Reassembler
BBC Four, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4.3/5

When we look around our homes, sheds and garages we see an array of household objects that with one click of a button or twist of a knob will spring to life, and - most of the time - do exactly what we want them to. But how on earth do these objects work? To find out, James May (fuelled by endless cups of tea) heads into his workshop with thousands of little pieces to assemble some of our most beloved and recognisable objects from scratch to see what it actually takes to get them to work.


Only ConnectOnly Connect
BBC Four, 2008 Running | Family, Educational, Lifestyle, Game Show
Rating: 5/5

Quiz show in which connections must be made between apparently unconnected things, where patience and lateral thinking are as vital as knowledge. Hosted by Victoria Coren.


There She GoesThere She Goes
BBC Four, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

There She Goes is about a severely learning disabled 9-year-old girl Rosie, her dad Simon, mum Emily and brother Ben.


Twenty TwelveTwenty Twelve
BBC Four, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sports
Rating: 3.3/5

The 2012 London Olympics are coming! But not if this lot can help it. Jessica Hynes, Hugh Bonneville and Olivia Colman star in this BBC4 six-part mockumentary about the poor organising skills of the people behind the scenes.


Charlie Brooker's ScreenwipeCharlie Brooker's Screenwipe
BBC Four, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Documentary
Rating: 1/5

Screenwipe mostly consists of reviews and opinions of other TV shows and segments showing how TV is made. Anything that airs on TV is a potential target of humour and criticism, from late-night game shows to TV news, ads, reality shows and Screenwipe itself.


The Sky At NightThe Sky At Night
BBC Four, 1957 Running | Documentary
Rating: 4.5/5

This is one of the longest running programmes on television; it has been around since before the age of space travel and most of the episodes were presented by Sir Patrick Moore.


Newswipe with Charlie BrookerNewswipe with Charlie Brooker
BBC Four, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Documentary, News

Charlie Brooker casts his cynical eyes on the week's news.


Getting OnGetting On
BBC Four, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Medical | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

Darkly comic drama series about life on an NHS geriatric ward.


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