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The Big Painting Challenge

Series 1

Episode 4: Portraiture

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Amateur painting competition. The seven remaining artists head to the National Portrait Gallery and face two portraiture challenges as they fight for a semi-final place. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Eamonn McCabe explores how science and technology allowed pioneering photographers like Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron to create a new art form. Show more

Oceans

Episode 3: Red Sea

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

The team explores the remote and unexplored Southern Red Sea, teeming with marine life and home to some of the warmest waters on the planet. They investigate its vibrant coral. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Presenter:
Lucy Blue
Presenter:
Tooni Mahto
Executive Producer:
Anne Laking
Series Producer:
Helen Thomas

Series

Oceans

Art of China

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at the period from the 10th to the 15th centuries - from the Song to the Ming Dynasties - which encompassed the golden age of art in China. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Michael Scott discovers that from the start, drama was about more than entertainment - it was a reaction to real events and it was deeply connected to Athenian democracy. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Eamonn McCabe explores how science and technology allowed pioneering photographers like Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron to create a new art form. Show more

BBC Four HD

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