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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

2010/2011

Episode 8: Edinburgh Festival Special, Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

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

2010/2011

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Coming from the Brighton Festival, artistic director Brian Eno talks about his line-up, and Miranda Sawyer drops in at rehearsals of Simon Stephens's new play Marine Parade. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Presenter:
Tom Dyckhoff
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Eno
Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Heatherwick
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Stephens
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Katz
Performer:
Seun Kuti
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Production Manager:
Emma Fowler

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon discovers the history of gargoyles at Westminster Abbey and travels to Llandudno, Wales for a preview of the new Mostyn Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Presenter:
Geoff Dyer
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Presenter:
Michael Smith
Presenter:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Production Manager:
Emma Fowler

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon contemplates the past, present and future of British comic art, and artist Grayson Perry looks at the dwindling craft of potting. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 6: The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon goes behind the scenes of the selection process and picks out four artists he hopes will make it into the show. Tom Dyckhoff explores the architecture room. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 7: BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon presents from the ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architecture as the judges deliberate and then reveal the winner of the 20,000 pound prize. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 11

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham Dixon presents an edition from Glasgow featuring writer and artist Alasdair Gray on the publication of his autopictography, A Life in Pictures. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 12: Keith Richards: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

To mark the publication of his autobiography, Keith Richards chats to Andrew Graham Dixon about his childhood in Dartford, his passion for music and the rise of the Rolling Stones. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 12

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham Dixon visits the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence to view a landmark exhibition of work by Bronzino, artist and poet to the Court of Medici. Mark Kermode meets Mike Leigh. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 13

Duration: 1 hour

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

Tom Dyckhoff visits Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill House and Sarfraz Manzoor investigates the winning images of the 2010 World Press Photo competition. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 16

Duration: 1 hour

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

This edition features an interview with director Danny Boyle about his latest film 127 Hours and how to get involved in World Book Night next March. Andrew Graham-Dixon presents. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 18

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon takes a tour of Westminster Abbey as preparations for a royal wedding begin, Miranda Sawyer meets PJ Harvey and Alastair Sooke talks to artist Simon Starling. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
PJ Harvey
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 21

Duration: 1 hour

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

Presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon and featuring a major exhibition of work by Northern Renaissance artist Jan Gosseart and an interview with reclusive contemporary street artist JR. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 25

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon visits the new exhibition at the British Museum of rescued archaeological treasures from Afghanistan. Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the family snap. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 22: A Million Books For Free: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Film following the preparations for World Book Night, as a million books are printed and distributed to 20,000 givers who volunteered to hand out copies of their favourite book. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 10: Edinburgh Festival Special, Part 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Sue Perkins presents the final show from the Edinburgh Festival, featuring Bliss by Opera Australia, based on Peter Carey's blackly comic novel, and US photographer Edward Weston. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 9: Edinburgh Festival Special, Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Sue Perkins presents the hottest tickets at the Edinburgh Festival, including Opera de Lyon's production of Porgy and Bess, and abstract expressionist painter Joan Mitchell. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 17: Best of The Culture Show 2010

Duration: 1 hour

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

A round up of the Culture Show highlights of the year. Andrew Graham-Dixon meets British artist Chris Ofili to discuss his career. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 20: Forget the Oscars, Here Are the Kermodes

Duration: 30 minutes

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

As the 83rd Academy Award season approaches, Mark Kermode gives out his own awards - the Kermodes - to the movie talent that in his opinion will be forgotten by the Oscars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Director:
Nicola Seare
Producer:
Nicola Seare