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Duration: 53 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Nicola Benedetti introduces performances by celebrated violinists including Nathan Milstein, Mischa Elman, Isaac Stern, Yehudi Menuhin, Itzhak Perlman and Nigel Kennedy. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper

This Week

24/10/2013

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Alan Johnson, Michael Portillo and Miranda Green. Environmentalist Jonathon Porritt talks energy policies and green taxes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
Michael Portillo
Participant:
Alan Johnson
Participant:
Miranda Green
Participant:
Jonathon Porritt
Participant:
Mehdi Hasan
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary exploring a unique musical collaboration between American jazz legend Wynton Marsalis and Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Swan Films
Producer:
Chris Eley
Director:
Chris Eley
Executive Producer:
Neil Crombie
Executive Producer:
Joe Evans
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti
Participant:
Wynton Marsalis
Participant:
Jonathan Kelly
Conductor:
James Gaffigan
Narrator:
Eve Best

ZingZillas

Series 2

Episode 18: The Hairy Diggle

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

A band of primate friends play music in their tropical island paradise. The ZingZillas find out that taking care of a pet isn't as easy as it may seem. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Live recipes, the best of the week's TV and celebrity chat. Tim Lovejoy, Simon Rimmer and Louise Redknapp are joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti and triple jumper Phillips Idowu. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Lovejoy
Presenter:
Louise Redknapp
Presenter:
Simon Rimmer
Executive Producer:
Tim Cunningham
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Phillips Idowu

The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 7: The Culture Show at the Edinburgh Festival - Part 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sue Perkins presents from the Edinburgh Festival. Featuring Mark Thomas's new comedy show, Harry Hill's art exhibition, and a show about the life of Catherine the Great. Show more

Concerto at the BBC Proms

Nicola Benedetti Plays Korngold

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Nicola Benedetti performs Korngold's Violin Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Kirill Karabits also conducts the orchestra in Britten's Four Sea Interludes. Show more

Ten Little Pieces

Episode 7: Vaughan Williams

Duration: 7 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Series about classical music. Molly Rainford visits the English countryside to explore the tranquil piece The Lark Ascending. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Serena Cross
Producer:
Owen Kean
Director:
Nick Wickham
Director:
Oliver Smyth
Participant:
Molly Rainford
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Film following Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who became the first black winner of BBC Young Musician, as he tries to come to terms with his win and the pressures and opportunities it brings. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Andrew's guests are George Osborne, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chuka Umunna, Sir Tom Stoppard and Nicola Benedetti. Tim Hollingsworth and Sarah Baxter review the papers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
George Osborne
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Wilshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Chuka Umunna
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Stoppard
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Participant:
Tim Hollingsworth
Participant:
Sarah Baxter
Producer:
Libby Jukes
Producer:
Alex Bolton
Broadcast Assistant:
Hannah Copeland

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Andrew Marr discusses topical politics with guests including Chuka Umunna MP, Liam Fox MP, Radek Sikorski, Baroness Trumpington and violinist Nicola Benedetti. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Participant:
Chuka Umunna
Participant:
Liam Fox
Participant:
Radoslaw Sikorski
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti
Participant:
Frank Gardner
Participant:
Isabel Hardman
Producer:
Libby Jukes
Broadcast Assistant:
Hannah Copeland

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

With guests Grant Shapps MP, Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, Lord Tony Hall, BBC Director-General, Venki Ramakrishnan, president of The Royal Society, and Pascal Soriot, chief executive of Astrazeneca. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Grant Shapps
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Venki Ramakrishnan
Interviewed Guest:
Pascal Soriot
Panellist:
Pippa Crerar
Panellist:
Adam Fleming

BBC Young Musician

Forty Years Young

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look back at the competition, focusing on the soaring careers of the 2016 finalists, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, saxophonist Jess Gillam and French horn player Ben Goldscheider. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Alison Balsom
Participant:
Humphrey Burton
Participant:
Dobrinka Tabakova
Participant:
Jessica Duchen
Participant:
Jess Gillam
Participant:
Mark Wigglesworth
Participant:
Ben Goldscheider
Participant:
John Harle
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti
Participant:
Nicholas Daniel
Participant:
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Participant:
Natalie Clein
Participant:
Jennifer Pike
Executive Producer:
Paul Bullock
Producer:
Steve Freer
Director:
Steve Freer
Production Manager:
Jo Marks

This Week

04/10/2012

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil and Michael Portillo are joined by Labour's Charles Falconer. Plus, Tory insider Tim Montgomerie, The Guardian's Nick Watt and violinist Nicola Benedetti. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
Michael Portillo
Participant:
Charles Falconer
Participant:
Tim Montgomerie
Participant:
Nick Watt
Participant:
Nicola Benedetti

BBC Young Musician

2018

Episode 6: Semi-Final

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The search reaches its penultimate stage as the category winners from strings, percussion, woodwind, brass and keyboards compete for three places in Sunday's grand final. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Josie d'Arby
Commentator:
Alison Balsom
Commentator:
Nicola Benedetti
Executive Producer:
Paul Bullock
Series Producer:
Martyn Stevens
Production Manager:
Jo Marks

Front Row

Nicola Benedetti, Winchester, Reading Europe: Russia

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Nicolas Benedetti on rewriting the cadenza of Beethoven's famous Violin Concerto. Plus Russian author Alisa Ganieva on Dagestan, her homeland in the Caucasus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Alisa Ganieva
Interviewed Guest:
Grigory Ryzhakov

Front Row

Billy Bragg on skiffle, Hokusai's Great Wave, Capt Jack Sparrow returns, Nicola Benedetti, poetry and atrocity

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Billy Bragg on skiffle; Hokusai's Great Wave; return of Pirates of the Caribbean; Nicola Benedetti, winner of the Queen's Medal for Music; Michael Schmidt on poetry and atrocity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Salter
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Schmidt

Front Row

He Named Me Malala, Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis, Alistair McDowall, War Horse

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including Kamila Shamsie reviewing He Named Me Malala, Wynton Marsalis with violinist Nicola Benedetti and Alistair McDowall on his play Pomona. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Wynton Marsalis
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McDowall
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Front Row

Only God Forgives; Nicola Benedetti; Walter De Maria; Mass Observation

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Ryan Gosling stars in Only God Forgives; Mass Observation photographs; Antony Gormley pays tribute to Walter De Maria; Nicola Benedetti's choice for Cultural Exchange. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Gormley