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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about Squeeze, formed by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford in 1974 and based around a songwriting partnership that has seen them compared to Lennon and McCartney. Show more

Rolf on Welsh Art

Series 2

Episode 1: Gren

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Rolf Harris spotlights the work of Wales's greatest artists. In this edition, he tours the Valleys visiting the people and places that influenced iconic cartoonist Gren Jones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Series Producer:
Ken Kirby
Executive Producer:
Neil Grant
Participant:
Max Boyce

A Good Read

Sir Michael Darrington and Terri Duhon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books with businessman Sir Michael Darrington and financier Terri Duhon and finds surprising connections between two of the choices. Show more

The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Tom Dyckhoff presents an architecture-themed show and looks at the six buildings shortlisted for 2012's Stirling Prize. Charlie Luxton explores the trend for self-build homes. Show more

My Life in Five Books

Series 3

Episode 7: John Burnside

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio Scotland FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Scotland FM

Books have always been central to poet and novelist John Burnside and he tells Stuart Cosgrove about the five volumes that have most been important in his life. Show more

Arena

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Episode 2: 'The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Arena's double bill concludes. Fully restored and with a remixed soundtrack, 'The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour comes out of the shadows and onto the screen. Show more

Arena

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Episode 1: Magical Mystery Tour Revisited

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The making of The Beatles' controversial 1967 film, featuring previously unseen archive footage. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Francis Hanly
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Executive Producer:
Jeff Jones
Participant:
Paul McCartney
Participant:
Ringo Starr
Participant:
Martin Scorsese
Participant:
Peter Fonda
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Paul Merton
Participant:
Neil Innes

The Review Show

The Book Review Show

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Tim Marlow and guests John Mullan, AL Kennedy and Rosie Boycott consider the shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The winner is announced on 16 October 2012. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Marlow
Participant:
John Mullan
Participant:
AL Kennedy
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Executive Producer:
Andrew Lockyer

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about artist Marina Abramovic, who uses her own body as a vehicle to create performances that challenge, shock and move people, as she prepares for a retrospective. Show more

Rolf on Welsh Art

Series 2

Episode 2: Augustus John

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Rolf Harris spotlights the work of Wales's greatest artists. He travels around Tenby exploring the complex personal lives of Augustus John and his sister Gwen. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Stuart Maconie celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' Love Me Do, and reflects on how they evolved into one of the most famous bands in the world. Show more

A Good Read

Justin Webb and Frances Fyfield

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert and guests Justin Webb and Frances Fyfield discuss favourite books, including a great American novel, a French crime novel about wolves and an Edwardian mystery. Show more

imagine...

Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

In a touching portrait, imagine... charts Queen front man Freddie Mercury's solo projects and interests, including a previously unheard collaboration with Michael Jackson. Show more

The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 14

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Gus Casely-Hayford presents a look at independent fantasy film Beasts of the Southern Wild, Rashid Johnson's new exhibition, and Blackta, a play about making it as a black actor. Show more

Front Row Late

Series 3

Episode 9: When Mary Beard Met Clive James

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

In this special edition of Front Row Late, Mary Beard is in conversation with author, critic and broadcaster Clive James. Show more

imagine...

2018

Andrea Levy: Her Island Story

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Andrea Levy's novel Small Island about the Windrush generation captured imaginations. imagine... finds out if the new adaptation of her book The Long Song follows suit. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Levy
Producer:
John O'Rourke
Director:
John O'Rourke
Executive Producer:
Sue Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicholas Kent
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob