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Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 18: Edmund de Waal

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Artist Edmund de Waal looks at the theme of memory and art. He profiles the Aurora Orchestra, who perform classical works from memory. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Documentary presented by Brenda Emmanus, looking at some of Princess Diana's most exquisite dresses, brought together for a new exhibition of her clothes at Kensington Palace. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brenda Emmanus
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 21: Juergen Teller - Fame, Fashion and Photography

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Magazine arts show. Chris Dercon talks to world-famous photographer Juergen Teller about his unique form of photography. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Sheila Hancock, a fan of watercolours since her childhood, journeys from the Alps and the city of Venice to deepest India, tracing the extraordinary story of the art form. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Hancock
Producer:
John Mullen
Director:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Artsnight

Series 4

Episode 7: The Brits Who Designed the Modern World

Duration: 1 hour

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

Brenda Emmanus meets and profiles ten great living British designers, to find out what inspires them and explore how they have responded to society's evolving tastes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brenda Emmanus
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Historian and broadcaster David Reynolds talks to dramatist Stephen Poliakoff about the inspiration behind his latest work - Close to the Enemy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Reynolds
Participant:
Stephen Poliakoff
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 4: Samira Ahmed

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed takes editorial control and considers the impact a single photographic image can have. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett

Saturday Review

Upstream Colour; The Story of the Jews on BBC 2; new Margaret Atwood book Maddaddam

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Simon Schama explores The Story of the Jews; can anyone explain the plot of new film Upstream Colour?; new book Maddaddam by Margaret Atwood; reviewers' choices at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullen
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 25: Lynn Barber

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Lynn Barber talks to comedians Rob Delaney and Ruby Wax about the mental health challenges they have both faced in their personal lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynn Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Delaney
Interviewed Guest:
Ruby Wax
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
John Mullen

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 3: Lynn Barber

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Journalist Lynn Barber takes over editorial control and indulges her passion for American pop culture, meeting John Waters and Doug Aitken. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynn Barber
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 23: Maria Balshaw

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Maria Balshaw asks why, over a century since the Suffragette movement, women are still not equal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Maria Balshaw
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Charlie Sever
Director:
Charlie Sever

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Morgan Quaintance and Kirsty Wark access all areas at the Royal Academy as the institution prepares for its artistic extravaganza. The show is curated by sculptor Richard Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Journalist Lynn Barber meets sculpture artist Phyllida Barlow. This year, Phyllida will represent Britain at the 57th Venice International Art Biennale in 2017. Show more

Contributors

Interviewer:
Lynn Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Phyllida Barlow
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Captured live in conversation at London's British Film Institute, film critic Nick James quizzes Martin Scorsese on his obsessions with masculinity, religion, crime and New York. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick James
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Scorsese
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Special thanks:
Stuart Brown
Special thanks:
Lisa Frechette
Special thanks:
Heather Stewart

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 16: Josie Rourke

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Josie Rourke curates this celebrity-packed edition of Artsnight, looking at the changing idea of the hero in contemporary culture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Josie Rourke
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 20: Ana Matronic

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Magazine arts show. Scissor Sisters' front-woman Ana Matronic explores how robots are taking over mainstream culture, co-presenting the episode with a real robot. Show more

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 14: Lynn Barber

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Lynn Barber considers the idea of taking risks in art. Lynn meets political artist Peter Kennard and daring performance artist Marina Abramovic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynn Barber
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 17: Clara Amfo

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Clara Amfo, one of BBC Radio 1's rising stars, looks at how the fame industry works. She speaks to rapper 50 Cent and author John Niven. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clara Amfo
Interviewed Guest:
50 Cent undefined
Interviewed Guest:
John Niven
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee
Producer:
Charlie Sever
Director:
Charlie Sever

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 19: Kwasi Kwarteng

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng looks at how the British Empire impacted on art, architecture and literature. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Alastair Sooke celebrates the American artist Robert Rauschenberg, who created a crucial bridge between the abstract expressionists of the 50s and the pop artists of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee