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Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Sam Roddick explores the enduring appeal of Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, one of the most celebrated paintings in western art and a joyous celebration of female sexuality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Roddick
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford

Life Drawing Live!

2020

Life Drawing Live!

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Josie d'Arby presents a live life drawing masterclass, which viewers can take part in alongside six amateur artists in the studio, guided by award-winning experts. Show more

Jigs and Wigs: The Extreme World of Irish Dancing

Series 2

Episode 1: Fusion Orchestra

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Following tap dancer and choreographer Chris Naish as he assembles a dance crew to shoot a video for his new project in just a week. Show more

Jigs and Wigs: The Extreme World of Irish Dancing

Series 2

Episode 2: Our Lord of the Dance

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Irish dance teacher Deborah Anderson leads the Zephaniah Dance Ministry in Portadown as they spread the good news of the Gospel through Irish dance. Show more

Carved with Love: The Genius of British Woodwork

Episode 2: The Glorious Grinling Gibbons

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary exploring the life and work of Grinling Gibbons, who carved masterpieces from wood for the likes of Charles II and William of Orange. Show more

Art on the BBC

Series 1

The Story of the Nude

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Humans have been drawing nudes for almost 30,000 years. Kate Bryan explores six decades of BBC archive to discover how television has influenced our understanding of the nude. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Bryan
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Rowan Pelling
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Street
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Executive Producer:
Ed Stobart

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