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BBC Four

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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.

mapEditorial area:UK
eventLaunched:2 March 2002
historyFormer namesBBC Knowledge
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB
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Contact BBC Four

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

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Cassian Harrison Programme Director
Janice Hadlow Programme Director

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
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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