This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 4 on Thursday, October 17 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. 
19:00Beyond 100 Days The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective. [S] 
19:30TOTP 1988 Liz Kershaw and Bruno Brookes present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 11 August 1988 and featuring All About Eve, Breathe, Iron Maiden, Tanita Tikaram and Brother Beyond. [S] 
20:00Forces of Nature with Brian Cox 2/4. Professor Brian Cox reveals how Earth's beauty is created by just a handful of forces. He follows the planet's epic journey through space. [S,AD] 
21:00Own the Sky: Jet Pack Dreamers Documentary that chronicles Australian David Mayman's seemingly impossible quest to fulfil his childhood dream to build and fly the world's first jetpack. [S] 
22:00How to Build...a Jumbo Jet Engine 2/3. The story of the thousands of people who design, build and test jet engines at Rolls-Royce's manufacturing plants across the UK, and the astonishing technology behind the engines. [S,AD] 
23:00Pain, Pus and Poison: The... ...Search for Modern Medicines. 1/3. Dr Michael Mosley discovers why we want to control pain and how we are now able to do it. Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting. [S] 
00:00Francesco's Venice 2/4. Documentary series telling the story of the birth of Venice. The golden age of architecture arrived and stone and marble palaces replaced wooden houses. Deals with adult themes. [S,AD]