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The Culture Show

The Great War - An Elegy: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Acclaimed poet Simon Armitage explores seven real-life World War I stories, each one culminating in a poem inspired by his research. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 20: A History of the World: Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

A special edition marking the start of a landmark project in which the BBC and the British Museum focus on the span of human history through 100 objects held at the museum. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 8: Edinburgh Festival Special, Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sue Perkins presents the first of three Culture Show specials from the Edinburgh Festival, featuring a major retrospective of Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed. Show more

The Culture Show

Britain's Biggest Book Prize: A Village Decides

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

For this Culture Show Special on the Man Booker Prize 2010, Tim Samuels visits the village of Comrie in Perthshire and asks the locals to give him their verdict on the shortlist. Show more

The Culture Show

A Contemporary Art Special

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry explores London's Frieze Art Fair, now one of the most influential contemporary art fairs, presenting the highlights and special artworks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Grayson Perry
Producer:
Hannah Robson
Director:
Hannah Robson
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

The RIBA Stirling Prize 2010: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

A Culture Show special fronted by Kevin McCloud, which comes live from the Roundhouse in London for the announcement of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Stirling Prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin McCloud
Producer:
Nicola Seare
Director:
Nicola Seare
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 11

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A Culture Show special from the London Film Festival. Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo talk to actor David Morrissey and Michael Palin. Miranda Sawyer visits the Frieze Art Fair. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 2: Tate Modern is 10! A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Art critic Matthew Collings celebrates the birthday of one of the most successful modern art museums in the world. With contributions from artists Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry. Show more

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 14: Britain's Biggest Book Prize: A Village Decides (Again)

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Tim Samuels visits the Scottish village of Comrie and asks the locals for their verdict on this year's Booker Prize shortlist, accompanied by several of the shortlisted authors. Show more

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 16: The RIBA's Best Buildings of 2011 Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Kevin McCloud presents a live special for the biggest event in the architectural calendar - the announcement of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Stirling Prize. Show more

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 21: David Hockney: The Art of Seeing - A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Andrew Marr interviews David Hockney about his exhibition A Bigger Picture, housed at the Royal Academy and made up of recent works depicting the landscape of his native Yorkshire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Participant:
David Hockney
Participant:
David Hockney
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Director:
Roger Parsons
Director:
Roger Parsons
Producer:
Roger Parsons
Producer:
Roger Parsons

The Culture Show

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Alastair Sooke presents from the 243rd Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. The exhibition is the visual arts world's largest and longest running open-submission show. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Presenter:
Tom Dyckhoff
Presenter:
Ben Lewis
Producer:
Anya Saunders
Director:
Anya Saunders
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

The Kennedys: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Jonathan Freedland chairs a discussion on John F Kennedy, while producer Joel Surnow talks about the mini-series The Kennedys and the controversy that engulfed it. Show more

The Culture Show

2004/2005

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Germaine Greer meets artist Paula Rego and Andrew Graham-Dixon uncovers the secret of Velazquez's 'Lady with a Fan'. Plus reports on animated film 'Valiant' and the death of broadsheet newspapers. Show more