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The Culture Show

2007/2008

27/10/2007

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Arts magazine presented by Verity Sharp. Frank Gardner, who was paralysed by terrorist gunmen in Saudi, assesses Hollywood's take on the war on terror. Show more

A Good Read

Verity Sharp and Matthew Syed

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert talks favourite books with presenter Verity Sharp and author Matthew Syed, including the influential The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Verity Sharp
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Syed
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

BBC Proms

2007

Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela play Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony and symphonic dances from West Side Story. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Interviewed Guest:
Gustavo Dudamel
Producer:
Cat Dixon
Director:
Ian Russell
Presenter:
Verity Sharp

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Metallica: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Hard rock giants Metallica grant Verity Sharp intimate behind the scenes access and revealing interviews in Norway during their summer tour of Europe. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Retailer Bill Grimsey gives his blueprint for success for the region's ailing high streets. And how a 19th-century priest helped revive Devon and Cornwall's folk music tradition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Smith
Reporter:
Verity Sharp
Series Editor:
Simon Willis

The Story of British Pathé

Episode 1: The Birth of the News

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series delving into film company British Pathé's vast store of images. This episode looks at the work of the buccaneering cameramen behind Pathé's newsreels. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Bill MacLeod
Director:
Bill MacLeod
Executive Producer:
David Okuefuna
Narrator:
Verity Sharp

The Story of British Pathé

Episode 2: The Voice of Pathé

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A look at how British Pathé's output came into its own in the Second World War, when its commentaries provided stirring encouragement during the Blitz. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Kath Pick
Executive Producer:
David Okuefuna
Narrator:
Verity Sharp

The Story of British Pathé

Episode 3: Entertaining Britain

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series drawing from film/newsreel company British Pathe's archive looks at its cinemagazines, such as Pathe Pictorial, Eve's Film Review and Pathetone Weekly. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Katy Homan
Executive Producer:
David Okuefuna
Narrator:
Verity Sharp

The Story of British Pathé

Episode 4: Around the World

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series drawing from British Pathe's archive looks at how, in the age before mass tourism, it captivated audiences with enthralling stories from overseas. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jenny MacLeod
Executive Producer:
David Okuefuna
Narrator:
Verity Sharp

The Culture Show

2007/2008

22/03/2008

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Arts magazine with Lauren Laverne. Verity Sharp talks to Goldfrapp about their new album. We staged and filmed a series of flash mob dance events in Liverpool. Show more

The Culture Show

2007/2008

29/03/2008

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

100th edition of the arts magazine with Lauren Laverne. Naomi Watts talks about her role in Michael Haneke's new film Funny Games. Mark Kermode talks to playwright Martin McDonagh. Show more

The Culture Show

2007/2008

09/06/2007

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Lauren Laverne presents a special episode on the reopening of the Royal Festival Hall, with contributions from Jarvis Cocker, Billy Bragg, Ken Livingstone and others. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Lauren Laverne and Mark Kermode present a mix of classical music, contemporary art and show the first iconic buildings of the 21st century. Features artist Steve McQueen. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Lauren Laverne gets an exclusive TV interview with David Simon creator, executive producer and lead writer of HBO's cult TV series The Wire. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Lauren Laverne gets an exclusive TV interview with David Simon, creator, executive producer and lead writer of HBO's cult TV series The Wire. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 10

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Verity Sharp on rock behemoths Metallica as she joins the band in Norway. Andrew Graham-Dixon is in Florence to visit the Vasari Corridor collection of self-portraits. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Arts programme. Verity Sharp joins rock behemoths Metallica in Bergen, and Andrew Graham-Dixon is in Florence to visit the Vasari Corridor collection of self-portraits. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Lauren Laverne and Mark Kermode present a mix of classical music, contemporary art and show the first iconic buildings of the 21st century. Features artist Steve McQueen. Show more