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Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 3: The Face of Fame

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at portraits of the famous and examines the celebrated faces of Britain's past and present. Show more

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 4: The Look of Love

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon explores how love portraits allow us to fulfil our craving to keep the ones we love close to us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Schama
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Charlotte Sacher
Director:
Francis Hanly
Assistant Producer:
Georgia Braham
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 5: The Face in the Mirror

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Here, Simon looks at the complex motivations behind some of the most intriguing self-portraits. Show more

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 1: The Face of Power

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at the eternal power of portraiture and sees how it can foster loyalty and control. Show more

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 2: Faces of the People

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at artists who have created images of people who would otherwise have been forgotten. Show more