Programme Index

Discover 9,911,968 listings and 223,115 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 20 of 152 for your search filters

Arena

Dave Brubeck - In His Own Sweet Way

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Profile of the influential jazz pianist Dave Brubeck as he approaches his 90th birthday, who had one of the biggest popular hits in jazz history with Take Five. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Clint Eastwood
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall

Brand

Arena

Arena

The Orson Welles Story

Episode 1: The Orson Welles Story - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Profile of Orson Welles, looking at his life and career in theatre, radio and particularly film. This part deals with his work up to Touch of Evil. Show more

Arena

The Orson Welles Story

Episode 2: The Orson Welles Story - Part 2

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Profile of Orson Welles, looking at films including The Trial, Chimes at Midnight, The Immortal Story and F for Fake and discussing his unfinished projects, including Don Quixote. Show more

Arena

Brian Eno - Another Green World

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Brian Eno, former Roxy Music keyboardist and a pioneer in ambient music, engages with fellow minds in conversations on science, art, systems analysis, producing and cybernetics. Show more

Arena

Rolf Harris Paints His Dream

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Arena enlists supermodels Lily Cole and Lizzy Jagger and actresses Dervla Kirwan and Emer Kenny to help Rolf Harris achieve a painting ambition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Participant:
Lily Cole
Participant:
Emer Kenny
Participant:
Dervla Kirwan
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall

Brand

Arena

Arena

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Episode 1: Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Martin Scorsese's portrait of George Harrison, which traces his life from his beginnings in Liverpool to becoming a world-famous musician, philanthropist and filmmaker. Show more

Arena

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Martin Scorsese's portrait of George Harrison looks at his post-Beatles days as a member of the Travelling Wilburys and a solo artist, as well as his non-musical ventures. Show more

Arena

Dickens on Film

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

An exploration of Charles Dickens's contribution to the history of film and television, using archive footage of classic and less familiar adaptations from 1898 to the present day. Show more

Arena

Produced by George Martin

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Profile of record producer Sir George Martin, with his wife Judy, son Giles, Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Michael Palin among the many contributors. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
George Martin
Participant:
Judy Martin
Participant:
Giles Martin
Participant:
Paul McCartney
Participant:
Ringo Starr
Participant:
Cilla Black
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Bernard Cribbins
Participant:
Howard Goodall
Participant:
Millicent Martin
Participant:
John McLaughlin
Participant:
Dewey Bunnell
Participant:
Jeff Beck
Producer:
Francis Hanly
Director:
Francis Hanly
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall

Brand

Arena

Arena

Sonny Rollins: Beyond the Notes

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about the great saxophonist Sonny Rollins, built around his 80th birthday concert, where he is joined by the likes of Roy Haynes, Jim Hall and Ornette Coleman. Show more

Arena

Sonny Rollins '74: Rescued!

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Newly-discovered film footage of tenor sax legend Sonny Rollins at Ronnie Scott's in 1974, with a band featuring guitarist Yoshiaki Masuo and soprano saxophone player Rufus Harley. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Presenter:
Jamie Cullum

Brand

Arena

Arena

The Dreams of William Golding

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

An insight into the private obsessions and insecurities of the author of Lord of the Flies. With contributions from his daughter and son and bestselling author Stephen King. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Director:
Adam Low
Participant:
Judy Golding
Participant:
David Golding
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
John Gray
Participant:
Nigel Williams
Participant:
June Osborne
Participant:
Stephen King

Brand

Arena

Arena

Jonathan Miller

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Documentary exploring the life of Sir Jonathan Miller CBE, theatre and opera director, humorist and television presenter. With contributors including Kevin Spacey and Eric Idle. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
Jonathan Miller
Participant:
Kevin Spacey
Participant:
Eric Idle
Participant:
Oliver Sacks
Participant:
Penelope Wilton

Brand

Arena