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The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 17: Sir Terence Conran on Culture

Duration: 7 minutes

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

Alan Yentob talks to Sir Terence Conran, one of Britain’s greatest designers and one of his heroes, about the revolutionary transformation he made to British life and style. Show more

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 1: The Great Levelling?

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is reshaping almost every aspect of our lives. Aleks charts the extraordinary rise of blogs, Wikipedia, and YouTube. Show more

Summer Nights

Series 2

Episode 3: Ebola - 'Keep calm and carry on'?

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

As the world patiently watches the West African ebola crisis, Aleks Krotoski and guests ask whether 'keep calm and carry on' is always the best advice to tackling a problem. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
John Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Cole
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Goldacre
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Honigsbaum
Interviewed Guest:
Tulip Mazumdar
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Stewart
Producer:
Ruth Watts

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 20

Duration: 1 hour

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

Arts magazine show. Andrew Graham-Dixon visits the new Lucian Freud exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Mark Kermode talks movies with author Geoff Dyer. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Geoff Dyer
Interviewed Guest:
Emeli Sande
Interviewed Guest:
Zach Braff
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Participant:
Mark Kermode
Participant:
Miranda Sawyer
Participant:
Charlie Luxton
Participant:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Aleks Krotoski

Free Thinking

Boyhood, Cory Arcangel, The Digital Age

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Presented by Matthew Sweet. With a review of the film Boyhood, artist Cory Arcangel on his book composed from tweets and a discussion on preparing for the 'digital age'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Litt
Interviewed Guest:
Cory Arcangel
Interviewed Guest:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
Benjamin Southworth
Producer:
Georgia Catt
Editor:
Robyn Read

Free Thinking

Washing in Public. Sir Peter Hall (1930 - 2017)

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Matthew Sweet, joined by guests, explores the revival of public washing spaces, as Tony Roper's play 'The Steamie' embarks on a 30th anniversary tour across Scotland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Producer:
Luke Mulhall
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Renwick
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Launchbury
Interviewed Guest:
Edwina Attlee
Interviewed Guest:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Norman

Free Thinking

Spike Jonze's Her, Big Data

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Matthew Sweet debates Big Data with Professor Ian Angell, Tom Holland and Tom Smith. Aleks Krotoski reviews Spike Jonze's new film Her and discusses the internet of things. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Angell
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Holland
Actor:
Tom Smith

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 3: The Cost of Free

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series in which Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is reshaping our lives. She shows how commerce has colonised the web, and how 'free' sites are paid for. Show more

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 2: Enemy of the State?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is reshaping our lives. She charts how the Web is forging a new, young brand of politics involving direct action. Show more

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 4: Homo Interneticus?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series in which Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is shaping our lives. Aleks examines social networks and asks how they're changing our relationships. Show more

Woman's Hour

Internet Dating

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

How has the internet changed the way we love and live? Tim Samuels and Jane Garvey dive on the language of digital love, what men and women want, and how to go about getting it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Presenter:
Tim Samuels
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Chubb
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Rosdol
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Travers Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Willard Foxton
Interviewed Guest:
Monica Whitty
Interviewed Guest:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
Robyn Steward
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Lomas
Producer:
Emma Wallace

Front Row

Caitlin Moran, Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer, Chelsea Handler

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to Caitlin Moran about her debut novel, How to Build a Girl, Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer on performing in Daytona, comedian Chelsea Handler and Digital Art. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Lipman
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Shearer
Interviewed Guest:
Caitlin Moran
Interviewed Guest:
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest:
Chelsea Handler