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“I made a conscious decision because of Stevie Wonder… to not be superstitious.”

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The things you have to do to compete with Netflix… @DrMichaelMosley @BBCFOUR @NetflixUK #PainPusAndPoison #Gogglebox https://t.co/JSStmoSc2I
Retweeted by BBC FourRodney P presents the untold story of Britain's second wave of pirate DJs who played a cat and mouse game with the… https://t.co/gClBVDYcVEBritish musicians developed a distinctive and influential style of blues, but who led its evolution?… https://t.co/jTvO7RoCxsEric Clapton told through his own words and songs. Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars. Tonight, 9.30pm, @BBCFour https://t.co/UdWHCNVkKCWe’re throwing it back to 1988 with #TOTP performances from Aztec Camera, Kylie Minogue, Chris Rea, Status Quo, Van… https://t.co/sd6HGOIbFGHow the likes of Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis scandalised America with their gyrations, leading to Pat Boone's cleaned… https://t.co/0L3PmGfaStClara Amfo takes us behind the scenes of the world-famous @BBCR1's The Live Lounge Show featuring Charli XCX, Mark… https://t.co/7kEZxpQ22A
10/18
2019
The story of the thousands of people who design, build and test Rolls-Royce jet engines. How to Build A Jumbo Jet… https://t.co/PwsZGbVheGHow Australian David Mayman's lifelong obsession culminated in an attempt to fly the world's first jetpack. Own t… https://t.co/odRo1L45ZXProfessor Brian Cox follows the Earth's epic journey through space. Forces of Nature with Brian Cox. Tonight, 8pm… https://t.co/cabpT4hgovWe’re throwing it back to 1988 with #TOTP performances from Mica Paris ft Courtney Pine, All About Eve, Breathe, Ir… https://t.co/n7kbTLu7hX
10/17
2019
Psychotherapist and agony aunt Philippa Perry presents a documentary exploring the problem page's enduring appeal,… https://t.co/vS7gAQUWH5While Hedy Lamarr was infamous for her marriages and affairs, this film rediscovers her not only as an actress, but… https://t.co/l6vZTzvQOBThe story of Edward I, who turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation. Castles: Britain's Fortified His… https://t.co/jf6Xav6veuA look through 45 years of Horizon archive to see how science came to understand sex. Sex: A Horizon Guide. Tonig… https://t.co/pbrgMYtOvN
10/16
2019
Bill Bailey retraces the steps of his hero, naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, to understand how he came up with the… https://t.co/oT7iNHpmEPPaul Rose tells the story of how the USS Squalus submarine became stranded on the bottom of the Atlantic in 1937.… https://t.co/uqKJcJdHmvAn investigation into the murders of two young brothers uncovers secrets from the loyalist gang that carried out th… https://t.co/4MU8Fdd15OAfter suffering a stroke, Graham hasn’t said a word for two years. Now thanks to an inventor and some home videos,… https://t.co/2DFIBKZYkZEver wondered how birds can fly in swirling masses without ever running into each other? #LifeInTheAir https://t.co/weZz39BElc
10/15
2019
The writer of Dr Zhivago loved Russia. But he also wrote a book of truths and in doing so risked death and literary… https://t.co/HO0Sf0DsfBMarine archeologist Dr Jon Henderson tells the story of the Norsemen in Scotland. The Last Battle of the Vikings.… https://t.co/2xZSDHxm0PHow has the history of the American Civil War been used and abused? @Lucy_Worsley explores. American History’s Bi… https://t.co/gJhBFIqPgDIf there’s one thing I’m taking away from my experience on #HandmadeInBolton it’s this: so many of you understand &… https://t.co/eQaAh8gk8I
Retweeted by BBC FourFantastic Don Letts @RebelDread documentary The Story Of Skinheads on @BBCFour /iPlayer. Explodes many myths. Some… https://t.co/cDoIA7hVaG
Retweeted by BBC FourBen Robinson unlocks the ancient roots of the Northumberland village of Warkworth. Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Sto… https://t.co/sZtfU9U7fa
10/14
2019
The @BBCStargazing team face a live studio audience to answer their questions about the mysteries and wonders of th… https://t.co/sE7ItI41cMHMS Queen Elizabeth embarks on dangerous sea trials in the North Sea, testing everything from galleys to guns and p… https://t.co/ObZCE6HS4FDr Janina Ramirez sets ex-forger Shaun Greenhalgh the almost impossible task of carving an Islamic bottle out of ro… https://t.co/xk8yL4ZTvm"And what’s disappeared a lot from music today is the feeling." Artists reminisce on the glory days of reggae music… https://t.co/fyVXNUYhkW
10/13
2019
Amy Winehouse changed the landscape of modern pop culture, achieving both critical acclaim and global success. Here… https://t.co/Bs4VKlTRT0How the 1973 Wailers album Catch a Fire brought international recognition to Bob Marley. Classic Albums: The Wail… https://t.co/Wtbf3xS1L3Why Nirvana's seminal 1991 album Nevermind remains a milestone in rock music history. Classic Albums: Nirvana - N… https://t.co/9keVGhiBnUAmy's Back To Black album transformed her into a global star and helped launch a wave of soul-influenced singers.… https://t.co/yjp4iUJBAfA brand new series of the French crime drama sees Gilou investigate the murder of his Police Chief. Spiral. Tonig… https://t.co/mvkPd3XIoLWild China showcases pioneering images capturing the dazzling array of mysterious creatures that live in China's mo… https://t.co/Jptwcps6AU
10/12
2019
A look at the unlikely career of DJ David Rodigan and the UK's passion for reggae music. Reggae Fever: David Rodi… https://t.co/2WtvgMUcHxWhen reggae music first emerged, it was often associated with love, rebellion and revolution. Which reggae song res… https://t.co/ifzz25eJSzDon't miss it! 9pm Sunday @BBCFOUR https://t.co/XjrVs8fd9a
Retweeted by BBC FourA treasure trove of tapes reveals the story behind one of reggae's legendary studios. Studio 17: The Lost Reggae… https://t.co/lXXnWmfyxMWe’re throwing it back to July 1988 with #TOTP performances from Kim Wilde, The Funky Worm and Fairground Attractio… https://t.co/ZhC5lOXuktClara Amfo takes us behind the scenes of the world-famous Radio 1 Live Lounge, showcasing the biggest names in musi… https://t.co/SvDv0EThsO
10/11
2019
How are our personalities created? Can they be changed? @DrMichaelMosley explores the latest scientific theories ar… https://t.co/O5TDUr0q3vJournalist @AngelaDSaini and disability rights activist @Adam_Pearson investigate how the legacy of eugenics contin… https://t.co/IkNCE69LN4On 9 November 1989 the Berlin Wall was torn down. @BBCFour is marking the 30th anniversary of its fall with four ne… https://t.co/ABzppUpIv3
Retweeted by BBC FourProfessor Brian Cox investigates the stunning diversity of shapes in the natural world. Forces of Nature. Tonight,… https://t.co/wnjjtd28BdFake News has been around for a long, long time… #IanHislopsFakeNews https://t.co/dkgXiOKyRl
10/10
2019
Andrew Graham-Dixon investigates the story of the 20th century's greatest art forger, Han van Meegeren, who made mi… https://t.co/1gxAUnWQkcHan van Meegeren was the art forger who swindled the Nazis. #vanMeegeren https://t.co/FhfQhYQebnSam Willis shows how the castle became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the Crown. Castles: Britain's… https://t.co/lPsfVcG5KyDr Janina Ramirez sets ex-forger Shaun Greenhalgh the challenge of making an alabaster carving. Handmade in Bolton:… https://t.co/10A5MPHnUn"Alright, Bob". John Lennon was born on 9 October 1940. Watch this brilliant, relaxed 30' conversation with… https://t.co/OmTybrPxPb
Retweeted by BBC FourToday, October 9th, we celebrate John Lennon's 79th birthday. Please share your favourite John Lennon lyrics, songs… https://t.co/lyWQVxfqIA
Retweeted by BBC FourFull Time: Portugal 0-1 England. It wasn't a classic, but Beth Mead's goal is enough to halt England's winless ru… https://t.co/O5Iiw7sa59
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10/9
2019
Meet the man who makes a living out of creating fake news.  #IanHislopsFakeNews https://t.co/JFQl3mvdIBPaul Rose tells the story of three Frenchmen's 18th-century scientific mission to Ecuador to settle an internationa… https://t.co/OySZqOAIaNHow did loyalist groups rearm and use intelligence leaks from soldiers and police to boost their campaign of killin… https://t.co/BnnBhIrfim
10/8
2019
Scientists use new technology on three British contributors to discover what our world would look like if we couldn… https://t.co/DEfgfXtitwIan Hislop's sharp, provocative take on 200 years of fake news and its consequences – from Victorians on the moon t… https://t.co/OsA1BWJIzgLucy Worsley explores how the history of the American Revolution has been mythologised and manipulated by generatio… https://t.co/wDfwmsGSOw
10/7
2019
The development of the Boeing 747 jumbo jet was a billion-dollar gamble that pushed 1960s technology to the limits… https://t.co/1P3Iyp5EOCThe behind-the-scenes story of what makes HMS Queen Elizabeth so unique. Britain’s Biggest Warship. Tonight, 8pm,… https://t.co/D83frHWJJFA pioneering team in Brazil track and follow individual wild jaguars to gain amazing new insights into their lives.… https://t.co/rzLa26wkCY
10/6
2019
When the German war machine arrives in the city of Oslo on 9 April 1940, the Norwegian king faces a choice that wil… https://t.co/IuNHXxNLzVA stunning exploration of the colourful rice-growing cultures and strange creatures of southern China. Wild China.… https://t.co/0xBRDVLUilDavid Attenborough narrates the amazing story of a wild cheetah family, revealing in detail what it takes to turn t… https://t.co/Cn9jEyvlFO
10/5
2019
How Betty Davis became a black female pioneer the world failed to appreciate. Betty Davis: Godmother of Funk. Tonig… https://t.co/IDPSh4pV4iStevie Wonder fans including Martin Freeman and Trevor Nelson celebrate the man and his music by selecting their fa… https://t.co/hhS0bc5xXiNot everything is what it seems... Watch Ian Hislop’s Fake News. Monday 7th October. 9pm. @BBCFOUR. https://t.co/QDCIcvVjxlWe’re throwing it back to July 1988 with #TOTP performances from Pat Benatar, Shakin' Stevens and Glenn Medeiros. T… https://t.co/7FHcFKYZ3XClara Amfo takes us behind the scenes of the world-famous Radio 1 Live Lounge, with performances from Taylor Swift,… https://t.co/gXx5qYS9HM
10/4
2019
Angela Saini and Adam Pearson investigate eugenics - the controversial idea that the human race can be improved by… https://t.co/m6CwFv6fOkSimon Reeve travels from the Peloponnese peninsula to the rugged and mountainous north of the country. Greece with… https://t.co/XXXYKlbDZoWatch Eugenics: Science's Greatest Scandal tonight at 9pm on @BBCFOUR and @BBCiPlayer: https://t.co/s8t8JU2gd1Birth control has a much darker history than you might think. https://t.co/19X4B3mAv0We’re going back to July 1988 with #TOTP performances from Kim Wilde, Everything but the Girl and S-Express. Top of… https://t.co/B8HV3PpnBrGeorgia Mulraine’s #NewCreatives film Elephant In The Room explores what it means to be mixed-race and celebrates d… https://t.co/bCofebBPsc
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10/3
2019
A tribute to comedian Rik Mayall, who left a body of work that spanned four decades. Rik Mayall: Lord of Misrule. T… https://t.co/AIFESbDJXYHannah Fry reveals how much our planet can change in just a single day and how these daily changes are essential to… https://t.co/o3PMUo0OtlDan Snow reveals how the dramatic surrender of the German U-boat fleet came about. Dig WW2 with Dan Snow. Tonight,… https://t.co/ObK5zbxmrM
10/2
2019
Paul Rose tells the story of Fridjtof Nansen who, in 1892, announced a daring plan to be first to the North Pole. V… https://t.co/CjW3xm52QqWatch England's Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey on @BBCiPlayer. https://t.co/tpbzJGL6cUAt the end of the Seventies, the IRA built its own internal security system to root out informers. But British inte… https://t.co/XqKoFPCWTmPeek inside the prayer book that Lady Jane Grey carried with her onto the scaffold where she was executed. 📖… https://t.co/84eRm0rqGqWatch #LifeInTheAir on @BBCiPlayer https://t.co/7p7Ja8L91ZWatching a hummingbird fly in slow motion is absolutely mind blowing. #LifeInTheAir https://t.co/bPbYF6tInV
10/1
2019
Kate Adie re-examines her historic coverage of the 1989 massacre in Tiananmen Square. Tonight, 10.30pm, @BBCFOUR. https://t.co/SCgHsyR1dpCan you really believe what you see? Watch Ian Hislop’s Fake News. Monday 7th October. 9pm. @BBCFOUR. https://t.co/8lcF8YeXNYEyewitness accounts and leaked secret documents provide a deeper understanding of the final days of the 1989 Tianan… https://t.co/wAn1OvRnDXLucy Worsley goes beyond the stereotypes of jam and Jerusalem to reveal the surprisingly radical side of the WI. Ca… https://t.co/CMOqbxh2rOWatch Life in the Air on @BBCiPlayer https://t.co/MBxQodGqIMEver wondered how cats always land on their feet? #LifeInTheAir https://t.co/HJ8uy1IIEH
9/30
2019
.@lemnsissay presents a selection of short films from a new generation of artists who are inspired by poetry and th… https://t.co/mkSP5fYceVFilmed over three years along the course of the River Dee in Scotland, Upstream is a cinematic dream-flight into wi… https://t.co/LXipL2DA1IPeter Owen-Jones takes us into the heart of the UK's newest national park - the South Downs - in a portrait of one… https://t.co/iI2IlEGOZyJust before WWII, the discovery of giant stone heads in Mexico led to a lost civilisation. But what would the Olme… https://t.co/AtbnmBBfnT
9/29
2019
A mysterious stranger arrives to tempt the Danebury Metal Detecting Club in more ways than one... Detectorists. Ton… https://t.co/OmcI6rBfOKA camera films a giant flock of starlings to unlock the secrets that keep half a million birds from colliding in th… https://t.co/haTydt8KsxThe team explores our busy southern seas, which are littered with wrecks. Britain's Secret Seas. Tonight. 7pm.… https://t.co/DdeRcZlZDi
9/28
2019
A musical journey through the 1970s, with Elton John, David Bowie, Curtis Mayfield, Steppenwolf, New York Dolls, Ro… https://t.co/aTu7wzIv3E
9/27
2019

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