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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Kirsty Wark and Brenda Emmanus go behind the scenes at the Royal Academy summer exhibition and hear singer-songwriter James Bay perform live. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
BBC Studios
Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Presenter:
Brenda Emmanus
Producer:
Alex Harding
Director:
Alex Harding

The Culture Show

Going Underground

Duration: 30 minutes

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

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of London Underground, Alastair Sooke presents a cultural history of the oldest tube network in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Mark Wallinger
Director:
Roger Parsons
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

20/07/2013 GMT

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Tom Dyckhoff visits Berlin, as the Culture Show takes a look at architectural solutions to affordable housing in this time of crisis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Dyckhoff
Presenter:
Charlie Luxton
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Venice - A Tale of Two Cities

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Alastair Sooke heads to Venice for the Biennale with art dealer and historian Dr Bendor Grosvenor to explore the vast cornucopia of art, both old and new, the city has to offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Director:
Luke McMahon
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Leonardo da Vinci - The Anatomist

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Art critic Alastair Sooke heads to the new Leonardo da Vinci exhibition in Edinburgh, where he takes a look at a collection of some of da Vinci's anatomical drawings. Show more

The Culture Show

The Many Faces of Jonathan Yeo

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Alastair Sooke meets portrait artist Jonathan Yeo as he prepares for a solo show at the National Portrait Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Katy Homan
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Jonathan Yeo
Participant:
Tom Hollander

The Culture Show

Northern Soul - Keeping the Faith

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Africa

Northern Soul marked the birth of late-night dance culture in Britain. Paul Mason discovers the origin of this underground music scene and why it inspires so much devotion. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Presenter:
Paul Mason

The Culture Show

The Art of Chinese Painting

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Kate Bryan of the fine art society travels to China to discover the ancient art of Chinese painting, one of the world's oldest continuous artistic traditions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Bryan
Director:
Sarah Howitt
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Jon Ronson Meets Malcolm Gladwell

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Africa

In this candid and revealing confrontation, Jon Ronson talks to Malcolm Gladwell about his latest work, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Interviewer:
Jon Ronson
Interviewed Guest:
Malcolm Gladwell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Alan Yentob, in a bid to understand fashion designer Paul Smith, challenges him to choose the objects which sum up his life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Paul Smith
Director:
Mary Downes
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Gaga - The Mother Monster

Duration: 30 minutes

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

As her long-awaited third album ARTPOP is released, Gaga meets Miranda Sawyer for an exclusive interview, to talk about pop, art, fans, and her need, and ours, for applause. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Participant:
Lady Gaga
Director:
Tim Niel
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

DH Lawrence: A Journey Without Shame

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Writer Geoff Dyer and scholar Catherine Brown explore DH Lawrence's influence on the 20th century, 100 years since the publication of his revolutionary novel Sons and Lovers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Geoff Dyer
Presenter:
Catherine Brown
Participant:
Simon Armitage
Participant:
Rachel Cusk
Participant:
John Worthen
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Lego: The Building Block of Architecture

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Tom Dyckhoff explores Lego's relationship with architecture, and argues that it has changed the way we think about buildings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Dyckhoff
Participant:
Alain de Botton
Participant:
Peter Molyneux
Participant:
Bjarke Ingels
Participant:
Mark Dudek
Director:
Jude Ho
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

The RIBA Stirling Prize 2010: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A Culture Show special fronted by Kevin McCloud, which comes live from the Roundhouse in London for the announcement of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Stirling Prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin McCloud
Producer:
Nicola Seare
Director:
Nicola Seare
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

Britain's Biggest Book Prize: A Village Decides

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

For this Culture Show Special on the Man Booker Prize 2010, Tim Samuels visits the village of Comrie in Perthshire and asks the locals to give him their verdict on the shortlist. Show more

The Culture Show

A Contemporary Art Special

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry explores London's Frieze Art Fair, now one of the most influential contemporary art fairs, presenting the highlights and special artworks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Grayson Perry
Producer:
Hannah Robson
Director:
Hannah Robson
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

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Winter 2009

Episode 2: Dame Shirley Bassey - The Girl from Tiger Bay

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 10 months

Alan Yentob gains an insight into the creative world of Dame Shirley Bassey, and takes a look back over her life and career, complete with archive of her greatest performances. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Dione Newton
Director:
Dione Newton
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob

The Culture Show

The Art of World War II: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Alastair Sooke explores the often overlooked history of Britain's wartime renaissance. He meets the Blitz survivors and factory workers who became the subject of iconic paintings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Director:
Bill MacLeod
Producer:
Bill MacLeod
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 2: Tate Modern is 10! A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Art critic Matthew Collings celebrates the birthday of one of the most successful modern art museums in the world. With contributions from artists Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 26

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Miranda Sawyer chats to Stephen Vicinczey about his 1965 novel, In Praise of Older Women. Tom Dyckhoff has an access-all-areas pass to the Design Awards. Plus, the Kermode Awards. Show more