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Front Row

Audre Lorde, Dan Brown, Art Connoisseurship, Harvey Weinstein

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Author Dan Brown discusses the return of Robert Langdon in his latest novel, Origin. Plus Audre Lorde and art connoisseurship. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Akwugo Emejulu
Interviewed Guest:
Bendor Grosvenor
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Wright
Interviewed Guest:
MIa Galuppo
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Helen Petersen
Producer:
Hannah Robins

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 Europe

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

2013/2014

Episode 4: Venice - A Tale of Two Cities

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Modern art expert Alastair Sooke heads to Venice 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

The Culture Show

Your Paintings: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The Your Paintings project has put over 200,000 previously inaccessible works from our national collections online. Alastair Sooke looks at some hidden gems. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Bendor Grosvenor
Participant:
Bendor Grosvenor
Director:
Katy Homan
Director:
Katy Homan
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

The Lost Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Art detective Dr Bendor Grosvenor tries to find out if a long-lost portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by one of Scotland's greatest artists, Allan Ramsay, still survives. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 4

Episode 1: Lowry

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team investigate whether three small pictures are really the work of one of Britain's best-loved modern artists, LS Lowry. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 4

Episode 2: Renoir

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team investigate whether a painting is really the work of celebrated impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 4

Episode 3: A Mystery Old Master

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team investigate how a possible 16th-century Italian old master found its way into a small English church. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 4

Episode 4: Munnings and Churchill

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team investigate two paintings by two 20th-century icons, Sir Alfred Munnings and Sir Winston Churchill. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 5

Episode 1: Freud

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. Can the team prove that a portrait is one of Lucian Freud's earliest works, even though Freud himself denied painting it? Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 5

Episode 2: Delaroche

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team try to prove the authenticity of a suspected lost masterpiece by 19th-century French artist Paul Delaroche. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 5

Episode 3: Rodin

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. A sketch of a dancer believed to have been drawn by Auguste Rodin is at the centre of this investigation. Show more

Fake or Fortune?

Series 5

Episode 4: Portraits

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Art series with Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould. The team investigate three portraits believed to be by Willem de Kooning, Philip Mercier and Adolph von Menzel. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 2

Episode 3: Carmarthenshire

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In Carmarthenshire, could two portraits have been painted by Peter Lely, or were they by someone else instead? Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri investigate. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 2

Episode 4: Arbroath

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri visit Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, where a painting of an unknown man by an unknown artist turns out to be by one of the greats. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri visit Brighton Museum to investigate who painted two religious pictures and uncover the story of one of the most extravagant buildings in Britain. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 5

Tatton Park

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri discover a mysterious portrait at Tatton Park in Cheshire. Bendor makes a bold claim for the artist and is forced to completely rethink his ideas.
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Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 1: Swansea

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from museums and galleries across Britain. The Swansea museum store contains everything from a stuffed pigeon to a police car. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 2: Aberdeenshire

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from museums and galleries. In the storerooms of the Montrose Museum lies a mystery painting with a giant hole in it. Show more

Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Series 1

Episode 3: Belfast

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Bendor and Jacky visit the Ulster Museum to investigate what have long been disregarded as low-value copies of works by Flemish artist Peter Breughel the Younger. Show more