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Lynn Barber: The Battle To Stay Happy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Lynn Barber meets two American comedians who have both found success in the UK - Rob Delaney and Ruby Wax. They both discuss being open about the demons in their personal lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynn Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Delaney
Interviewed Guest:
Ruby Wax
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
John Mullen

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Richard Wilson on Samuel Beckett

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Richard Wilson travels to Enniskillen for the International Beckett Festival, and hears from fellow British stars Sir Ian McKellen, Juliet Stevenson and Australian actor Hugo Weavi Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett
Producer:
Lesley Smith
Director:
Lesley Smith

Series

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Artsnight

Will Gompertz

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Magazine arts show. Will Gompertz investigates the thriving art market. He asks whether record-breaking sales are a good thing or damaging creativity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Gompertz
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Jude Ho
Director:
Jude Ho
Director:
Lesley Smith
Producer:
Lesley Smith

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Samira Ahmed: Photography

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Magazine arts show. Broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed takes editorial control and considers the impact a single photographic image can have. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Andrew Graham-Dixon Goes Public

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

For his edition of Artsnight, art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon wants to explore what people outside the 'art bubble' make of the kinds of sculptures and paintings he writes about. Show more

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Val McDermid on Truth and Fiction

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Is fiction the best way to access the truth? Award-winning Scottish crime writer, Val McDermid, explores the relationship between fiction, video games and real-life crime documenta Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Val McDermid
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Interviewed Guest:
Ken MacLeod
Interviewed Guest:
Richard K Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Malath Abbas
Interviewed Guest:
Lucas Pope
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Graef

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Meg Rossoff on Art and the Unconscious Mind

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Award-winning novelist Meg Rosoff explores the relationship between art and the unconscious mind as she attempts to unlock the secrets of the creative brain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Meg Rosoff
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Producer:
Alex Harding
Director:
Alex Harding
Participant:
Eimear McBride
Participant:
Anne-Marie Duff
Participant:
Denise Gough
Participant:
Susie Orbach
Participant:
Lewis Hou
Participant:
Steven Isserlis
Participant:
Edward Watson

Series

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Artsnight

Michael Palin Meets Jan Morris

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Veteran broadcaster Michael Palin travels to north Wales to interview the legendary travel writer Jan Morris. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Jan Morris
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Producer:
John O'Rourke
Director:
John O'Rourke

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

What has the Turner Prize ever done for us?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Critic and broadcaster Waldemar Januszczak looks back over three decades of the critical acclaim, public outcry and artistic controversy, that surrounds the Turner Prize. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Series

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Artsnight

The Brilliance of Design

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

The Design Museum has just opened its new �83 million home in London. For this special episode of Artsnight presented by Brenda Emmanus we celebrate some top great designers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brenda Emmanus
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Series

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Artsnight

2016 The Year of King Lear

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

With major productions of Shakespeare's King Lear, taking place across 2016, this film looks at why Lear resonates so deeply with contemporary audiences. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Kwasi Kwarteng on Empire

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

British politician and historian Kwasi Kwarteng guest curates this episode of Artsnight, looking at the cultural legacy of the British Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kwasi Kwarteng
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Fame, Fashion and Photography

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Magazine arts show. Chris Dercon talks to world-famous photographer Juergen Teller about his unique form of photography. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Dercon
Participant:
Juergen Teller
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Charlie Sever
Director:
Charlie Sever

Series

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Artsnight

Edmund de Waal: Memory and Art

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Artist Edmund de Waal looks at the theme of memory and art. He profiles the Aurora Orchestra, who perform classical works from memory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Edmund de Waal
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee

Series

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Artsnight

George The Poet on Black Culture

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

As part of the BBC World News Identity season, George the Poet explores the meaning of black culture in four spoken word chapters. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Producer:
George Cathro
Director:
George Cathro

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Not Shakespeare

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Magazine arts show. Andrew Marr champions some Renaissance dramatists whose stories have been neglected because they worked at the same time as William Shakespeare. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Participant:
Trevor Nunn
Participant:
Greg Doran

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Lily Cole: The Pram in the Hall

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Magazine arts show. Model and entrepreneur Lily Cole takes over editorial control to debate whether having children inhibits or enhances an artistic lifestyle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lily Cole
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Kate Misrahi

Series

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Artsnight

Martha Lane Fox on Art and Science

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Magazine arts show. Entrepreneur and digital champion Martha Lane Fox explores how the west's two cultures - science and arts - can work together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Lane Fox
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Ana Matronic on Robot Invasion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Magazine arts show. Scissor Sisters' front-woman Ana Matronic explores how robots are taking over mainstream culture, co-presenting the episode with a real robot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ana Matronic
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee

Series

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