This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 4 on Tuesday, August 4 2015

05:30..programmes start at 7.00pm  
11:30..programmes start at 7.00pm  
17:30..programmes start at 7.00pm  
18:58This Is BBC Four This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm. 
19:00World News Today The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
19:30Great British Railway Journeys 13/20. Wokingham to Bradford-on-Avon: On the third leg of his journey, Michael Portillo learns how demand from rail commuters fuelled the development of the modern printing press. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
20:00Great British Railway Journeys 14/20. Chippenham to Gloucester: Michael Portillo's journey to Wolverhampton continues. He visits Clifton Zoo and finds out why Gloucester station became known for lost luggage. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
20:30New: Hive Minds 4/13. Misinformed v Mavericks: Fiona Bruce presents a quiz show where players have to know the answers and then find them in a hive of letters. Team Misinformed play the Mavericks. Also in HD. [S] 
21:00The First Georgians: The German... ...Kings Who Made Britain. 1/3. In 1714, to prevent the crown falling into the hands of a Catholic, Britain shipped in a ready-made royal family from Hanover. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00Climbing Everest with a... ...Mountain on My Back: The Sherpa's Story. The reality of the daily lives of the Sherpas who help mountaineers climb Everest. Also in HD. [S] 
23:00Precision: The Measure of All... ...Things. 1/3. Time and Distance: Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure the world around us. He begins by telling the story of the metre and the second. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
00:00Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities 2/3. Simon Sebag Montefiore explores modern Istanbul in search of the last centuries of Christian Byzantium, when the city was buffeted by enemies in both East and West. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
01:00Hive Minds 4/13. Misinformed v Mavericks: Fiona Bruce presents a quiz show where players have to know the answers and then find them in a hive of letters. Team Misinformed play the Mavericks. Also in HD. [S] 
01:30The First Georgians: The German... ...Kings Who Made Britain. 1/3. In 1714, to prevent the crown falling into the hands of a Catholic, Britain shipped in a ready-made royal family from Hanover. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
02:30Climbing Everest with a... ...Mountain on My Back: The Sherpa's Story. The reality of the daily lives of the Sherpas who help mountaineers climb Everest. [S,SL] 
03:30This Is BBC Four BBC Four is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth, more range, more to stimulate the mind. More daily from 7.00pm. 
05:30..programmes start at 7.00pm