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BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The channel shows a wide variety of highbrow programmes including drama, documentaries, music, international film, original programmes, comedy and current affairs.
|Launched||2 March 2002|
|Former names||BBC Knowledge|
|Viewing figures:||Weekly top 10BARB|
Contact BBC Four
|Postal address||BBC Broadcasting House, |
|Telephone||+44 20 8743 8000|
|Twitter: Press Office||@bbcpress (150,270 followers) compare|
|Twitter: Jobs||@BBCCareers (118,044 followers) compare|
|@BBC (1,410,806 followers) compare|
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Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General
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