This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 4 on Sunday, December 8 2019

05:30..programmes start at 7.00pm No programme information available 
11:30..programmes start at 7.00pm No programme information available 
17:30..programmes start at 7.00pm No programme information available 
18:58This is BBC Four This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm. 
19:00The Women's Football Show Eilidh Barbour presents highlights of the Women's Super League from Reading as they face Arsenal, plus all the goals from the rest of the WSL. [S] 
19:30Canals: The Making of a Nation... ...- Geology. How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge, as surveyor William Smith created the first geological map of England and Wales. [S] 
20:00James Galway at the BBC A dazzling music tribute to the Man with the Golden Flute, Sir James Galway. Features archive performances across 40 years of television including The Chieftains, Cleo Laine and Sir James himself. [S] 
21:00Ireland with Simon Reeve 1/2. Simon Reeve travels around the island of Ireland, beginning his journey in the south of Ireland, paramotoring with an Irish explorer. On the west coast, he does a spot of surfing. [S,AD] 
22:00The Sky at Night Looking back on the major stories of the year - from the New Horizons mission to the most distant world we have ever visited to the release of the first-ever picture of a black hole. [S] 
22:30Mission to Mars: A Horizon Special 2/18. The programme goes behind the scenes at Nasa as the countdown commences to the landing of a billion-dollar nuclear-powered rover on the surface of Mars. [S] 
23:30Revolutions: Telescopes 5/6. Jim Al-Khalili on the fascinating story of the telescope. How it took a seashore plant, a bottle of mercury and a property boom to give us the machine that discovered the universe. [S,AD] 
00:30Tales of Winter: The Art of... ...Snow and Ice. A look at how mankind's struggle with winter has been reflected in western art throughout the ages, with contributions from Grayson Perry, Will Self, Don McCullin and others. [S] 
02:00Music Moguls: Masters of Pop 3/3. A look at PR, the unseen force behind all the biggest musical acts in the world. Contains some strong language. [S] 
03:00James Galway at the BBC A dazzling music tribute to the Man with the Golden Flute, Sir James Galway. Features archive performances across 40 years of television including The Chieftains, Cleo Laine and Sir James himself. [S] 
04:00This is BBC Four This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm. 
05:30..programmes start at 7.00pm No programme information available