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Secret Knowledge

A Very British Pornographer: The Jack Kahane Story

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Neil Pearson looks at the life of Jack Kahane, who combined a career selling low-grade smut with publishing some of the most significant works of avant-garde literature. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In recent years, Bob and Roberta Smith had begun to lose faith in protest but suddenly it's all the rage. Bob sets out to discover what's getting everyone so angry. Show more

Turner Prize

2016

The Nominees

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Morgan Quaintance assesses the four nominees for this year's Turner Prize at Tate Britain, exploring the work of each of the artists and the themes that preoccupy them. Show more

Turner Prize

2016

Live from Tate Britain

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC NewsLatest broadcast: on BBC News

The Turner Prize 2016 - one of the best known visual art prizes celebrating British contemporary art. Live from Tate Britain.

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A visually stunning tribute to Hull's craft traditions, produced in collaboration with artist Linda Brothwell as part of Hull City of Culture 2017. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Glen Milner
Director:
Glen Milner
Camera Operator:
Glen Milner
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series in which music industry insiders reveal how the business works. Agent Emma Banks looks at how the music business finds talent and creates superstars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Banks
Interviewed Guest:
Clive Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Damon Dash
Interviewed Guest:
Martha Reeves
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Lady Leshurr
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
James Hale
Director:
James Hale
Assistant Producer:
Toby Cameron
Production Manager:
Laura Deponio
Editor:
Dylan Goch
Re-recording mixer:
Max Hughes
Production Coordinator:
Sharon Wood
Production Coordinator:
Amanda Perry
On-line editing:
Kurt Williams

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Using images and stories from different families and generations, a revealing portrait how of we have documented our changing lives through the family photograph. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series in which music industry insiders reveal how the business works. Music promoter John Giddings explores how live music became a billion-pound industry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Giddings
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Colin Murray
Director:
Colin Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie C
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Rudge
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Mensch
Assistant Producer:
Carlin Wallace
Production Manager:
Laura Deponio
Camera Operator:
Barry Ronan
Camera Operator:
Duncan Stingemore
Camera Operator:
Anton Jeffes
Camera Operator:
Francis McNeil
Camera Operator:
Tom Hayward
Editor:
Noel Nelis
On-line editing:
Neil Alan
Re-recording mixer:
Michael MacKinnon
Production Coordinator:
Amanda Perry
Production Coordinator:
Sharon Wood

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alan Edwards explores the reunion phenomenon - why bands are getting back together, what it's like for them when they do and how it's changing the business. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Edwards
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
James Giles
Director:
James Giles
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Harry
Interviewed Guest:
Shaun Ryder
Interviewed Guest:
Alex James
Interviewed Guest:
Glen Matlock
Assistant Producer:
Lorna Lithgow
Production Manager:
Laura Deponio
Camera Operator:
Barry Ronan
Camera Operator:
Duncan Stingemore
Camera Operator:
Anton Jeffes
On-line editing:
Adam Hall
Re-recording mixer:
Sam Castleton
Production Coordinator:
Amanda Perry
Production Coordinator:
Sharon Wood

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr James Fox takes a journey through six different landscapes across Britain, meeting artists whose work explores our relationship to the natural world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Fox
Writer:
James Fox
Producer:
Ben Harding
Director:
Ben Harding
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Film which follows the making of a Wedgwood vase, handcrafted by artisan potters using the same techniques pioneered by Josiah Wedgwood in the 18th century. Show more

Handmade: By Royal Appointment

Episode 2: John Lobb Shoes

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series celebrating handcrafted objects made under the royal warrant. John Lobb is a heritage company still run by the original family using time-honoured methods. Show more

Handmade: By Royal Appointment

Episode 3: House of Benney

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series celebrating handcrafted objects made under the royal warrant. Simon Benney makes jewellery and household objects for the royal family and private clients. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series celebrating handcrafted objects made under the royal warrant. A portrait of the craftsmen behind Steinway pianos, from German factory workers to a British restorer. Show more

An Art Lovers' Guide

Series 1

Episode 2: Barcelona

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke discover Barcelona through its art and architecture, including the frescoes that inspired Miro and a surprising collection of vintage fans. Show more

The Art of Japanese Life

Series 1

Episode 1: Nature

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

James Fox journeys through Japan's mountainous forests, marvels at its zen gardens and admires bonsai to explore the connections between its culture and the natural environment. Show more

imagine...

Winter 2012

Episode 3: The Many Lives of William Klein

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Arts series. William Klein is one of the world's most influential photographers; imagine... spends time with him to discover the personality behind a remarkable creative life. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

On the 100th anniversary of Dada, Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves) goes on an irreverent trip into the world of the influential avant-garde art movement. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Moir
Participant:
Armando Iannucci
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Neville Brody
Participant:
Michael Landy
Participant:
Cornelia Parker
Producer:
Simon Lloyd
Director:
Simon Lloyd
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alastair Sooke takes a tour of the Roy Lichtenstein Retrospective at Tate Modern and leads a discussion about one of the 20th century's most celebrated and recognisable artists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Series Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Chris Parkin
Director:
Chris Parkin

Secret Knowledge

The Kimbolton Cabinet

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Granted privileged access to the Victoria and Albert Museum after hours, John Bly seeks out the Kimbolton Cabinet, an exquisite piece of 18th-century English furniture. Show more