BBC Four

  • Rich Man, Poor Man

    Films about wealthy, successful people seeking a deeper understanding of themselves

  • Ripping Yarns

    Comedy starring Michael Palin as the lead in a range of wacky situations

  • Robbie: A Ripe Old Age

    Fyfe Robertson investigates the lives of people who work on after their retirement age.

  • Rock Shrines

    Series which visits the graves of dead pop icons to observe the rituals performed by fans

  • Samuel Johnson Prize

    Coverage of the prestigious non-fiction literary prize.

  • Savile Row

    Documentary series about the London street famous for its bespoke tailoring establishments

  • Science and Islam

    The story of the great leap in scientific knowledge in the Islamic world from AD700-1300

  • Sea Fever

    Series exploring the crucial ways in which the sea has helped shape modern Britain

  • Shoestring

    Bristol-based drama about a private detective with his own radio show.

  • Shooting the War

    Series looking at how WW2 was documented by German and British home movie makers

  • Shoulder to Shoulder

    A series of six plays tracing the history of the women's suffrage movement.

  • Show of the Week

    A selection of vintage performances from jazz legends.

  • Singer-Songwriters at the BBC

    Compilations of performances by singer-songwriters from the BBC vaults

  • Sissinghurst

    Series about the attempts to bring farming back into the heart of the Sissinghurst estate

  • Sleepers

    Post-glasnost comedy thriller by John Flanagan and Andrew McCulloch.

  • So Hard to Beat

    Two-part look at the history of Northern Irish rock and pop over the last four decades

  • Stiff at the BBC

    Performances from Stiff Records artists and those associated with the maverick label.

  • Storyville

    Series showcasing the best in international documentaries

  • Style on Trial

    British style and fashion from the 1940s to the 1990s is put into the dock

  • Summer-night Concert from Vienna

    Spectacular summer-night concerts from the grounds of the Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna.

  • Summits

    The story of three ground-breaking summit meetings that have shaped the modern world.

  • Syrian School

    Series following a year in the life of four schools in Damascus

  • Take One Museum

    Paul Rose goes on a non-stop, 30 minute tour of the the best musuems in Britain

  • Tales from the Green Valley

    Experts, archaeologists and historians take on the challenge of running a farm for a year