BBC Four Today Sunday 15 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Four Today Sunday 15 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on BBC Four today.

19:00
Come Dancing

S1979E03

Scotland take on Northern Ireland at the Civic Centre, Motherwell

Terry Wogan introduces another 1979 episode of the inter-regional amateur dance contest as Scotland take on Northern Ireland at the Civic Centre, Motherwell. Ray Moore provides the commentary. Featuring latin, ballroom, old time, formation and disco.

19:45
Mozart Uncovered

Arias and duets from Mozart’s operas

20:00
Inside Classical: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

S01E05

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales perform Stravinsky and Rachmaninov

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Ryan Bancroft, perform 20th-century works including Sergey Rachmaninov’s vivaciously virtuosic Third Piano Concerto and Stravinsky’s controversial The Rite of Spring in St David’s Hall, Cardiff. Presented by Josie d’Arby

21:30
Stealing Van Gogh

Uncovering the true story behind the greatest art heist of the 21st century

Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the world of high art and organised crime, as he uncovers the true story behind the greatest art heist of the 21st century, when two priceless paintings were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in December 2002. Andrew travels across Europe meeting policemen, art experts and prosecutors to try and find out what really happened to the stolen masterpieces

22:30
Spike Milligan: Love, Light and Peace

A portrait of the comedian

Documentary offering a personal portrait of the truly unique comedian, as told in his own words and featuring exclusive home movie footage. With contributions from those who worked with him, lived with him and were inspired by him

00:00
Michael Palin’s New Europe

S01E01

The traveller visits Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia

The veteran traveller visits Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia, witnessing the effects of the massive economic changes that have taken place since the fall of communism. He also sails to Albania with an opera-singing captain and finds out how the once ultra-secretive country is becoming more open

01:00
Ancient Worlds

S01E01

Richard Miles explores the roots of civilisation

Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the roots of civilisation in a series that runs from the creation of the first cities in Mesopotamia some 6,000 years ago, to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. He travels to Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and southern Greece to examine how the first societies were created and organised, with agriculture, city-building, religion, art and trade the basic pillars from which these complex social systems emerged

02:00
Stealing Van Gogh

Uncovering the true story behind the greatest art heist of the 21st century

Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the world of high art and organised crime, as he uncovers the true story behind the greatest art heist of the 21st century, when two priceless paintings were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in December 2002. Andrew travels across Europe meeting policemen, art experts and prosecutors to try and find out what really happened to the stolen masterpieces

03:00
Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment – Natural World

S36E01

The fight to save the Caribbean island’s most endangered creatures

After being colonised by humans, Puerto Rico’s rich natural resources were rapidly exploited for agriculture, industry and urban development. This documentary follows a conservation team fighting to save the most endangered creatures from extinction after they have been pushed to the edge of existence by human encroachment. David Attenborough narrates

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