BBC Four Today Monday 23 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Four Today Monday 23 January 2023

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

19:00
Great British Railway Journeys

S10E07

Michael Portillo travels from Belfast to Portrush

19:30
The Joy of Painting

S01E07

Bob Ross captures the beauty of the beach

20:00
Winterwatch 1963: The Big Freeze

An archive BBC documentary about the worst British winter of the 20th century

Chris Packham introduces a documentary from the BBC archive that takes a look at the worst British winter of the 20th century. He also explores how this severe weather 50 years ago affected the nation’s wildlife and how it would cope if another equally bad winter occurred

21:00
Killer Storms and Cruel Winters – The History of Extreme Weather: Timewatch

S14E02

The UK’s worst weather disasters

Documentary following solar scientist Dr Lucie Green as she reveals how some of the UK’s worst and most dramatic weather disasters occurred many years ago, despite the popular belief that the brunt of climate change has been felt in the 21st century. Considering how many people today are pre-warned about potential catastrophes due to innovations in weather prediction, the presenter learns how an 18th-century storm surge once led to a the deaths of a thousand workers in Somerset fields, a hurricane drowned a fifth of Britain’s naval officers, and several brutal winters threatened to completely shut down most services in the country

22:00
The US and the Holocaust

S01E03

The first reports of the killing reach the United States

The documentary reveals how the first reports of the killing reached the United States, prompting a group of dedicated government officials to form the War Refugee Board to finance and support rescue operations. As Allies advanced, soldiers uncovered mass graves and liberated German concentration camps, revealing the sheer scale of the Holocaust

00:05
Ancient Worlds

S01E03

Richard Miles explores the paradoxes of Greek civilisation

Richard Miles examines the paradoxes of Greek civilisation. The archaeologist and historian explains how despite being famed for its artistic, cultural and scientific achievements, this society based around city-states was also renowned for its political intrigue, brutal warmongering and deep social inequalities

01:05
Great British Railway Journeys

S10E07

Michael Portillo travels from Belfast to Portrush

01:35
The Joy of Painting

S01E07

Bob Ross captures the beauty of the beach

02:05
Winterwatch 1963: The Big Freeze

An archive BBC documentary about the worst British winter of the 20th century

Chris Packham introduces a documentary from the BBC archive that takes a look at the worst British winter of the 20th century. He also explores how this severe weather 50 years ago affected the nation’s wildlife and how it would cope if another equally bad winter occurred

03:05
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