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Duration: 23 minutes

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

Acclaimed dancer Carlos Acosta introduces a new generation of film makers who use b-boying, ballet and contemporary dance to tell their stories. Show more

The Royal Ballet Celebrates Kenneth MacMillan

Episode 1: Concerto and Elite Syncopations

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Celebrating the work of choreographer Kenneth MacMillan. Concerto is danced to the music of Shostakovich, while Elite Syncopations uses ragtime. Show more

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The Royal Ballet perform the Judas Tree, set on a building site in Canary Wharf and Kenneth MacMillan's last work before his untimely death of a heart attack in 1992. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Acclaimed dancer Carlos Acosta introduces a new generation of film makers who use b-boying, ballet and contemporary dance to tell their stories. Show more

In Tune Highlights

"I'm just finishing a concerto...I don't think I'm allowed to tell you!" - Joby Talbot

Duration: 17 minutes

First broadcast:

Available for over a year

Picks from across the week with Sean Rafferty: Carlos Acosta, Joby Talbot, the V&A

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Former ballerina Darcey Bussell celebrates male ballet, with archive footage, backstage access, visits to rehearsal studios and interviews with some of the great male dancers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Darcey Bussell
Participant:
Irek Mukhamedov
Participant:
Anthony Dowell
Participant:
Nikolaj Hubbe
Participant:
Peter Schaufuss
Participant:
Luke Schaufuss
Participant:
Arthur Mitchell
Participant:
Carlos Acosta
Participant:
Wayne McGregor
Participant:
Matthew Bourne
Participant:
Stephen Daldry
Participant:
Edward Watson
Participant:
Eric Underwood
Participant:
Julie Kavanagh
Participant:
Clement Crisp
Participant:
Joan Acocella
Participant:
Judith Mackrell
Director:
Mike Christie
Executive Producer:
Fiona Morris
Production Company:
Leopard Films

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Recipes, celebrity chat and the best of the week's TV. Tim Lovejoy, Kellie Shirley and Simon Rimmer are joined by fashion queen Mary Portas and Royal Ballet dancer Carlos Acosta.

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Lovejoy
Presenter:
Kellie Shirley
Presenter:
Simon Rimmer
Participant:
Mary Portas
Participant:
Carlos Acosta

The One Show

26/11/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ballet dancer Carlos Acosta joins Matt and Alex to talk about his farewell tour. Matt Charman, the writer behind Spielberg's Bridge of Spies, talks about real life spy swaps. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Charman
Reporter:
Carrie Grant
Reporter:
Joe Crowley

Open Book

Carlos Acosta; Victoria Hislop; Literary heroines with Samantha Ellis and Dr Paula Byrne

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Books news with Mariella Frostrup. Carlos Acosta shares his Five of the Best Books, Victoria Hislop takes us to where she writes best, and our changing relationship with heroines. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Hislop
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Ellis
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Byrne
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

James Martin is joined on the cookery show by chefs Daniel Galmiche and Tom Kerridge. Wine expert Susie Barrie selects the wine and Carlos Acosta faces his food heaven or hell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Martin
Participant:
Daniel Galmiche
Participant:
Tom Kerridge
Series Producer:
James Winter
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta

Front Row Late

Series 1

Episode 2: Carlos Acosta, Basquiat and Sparks

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nikki Bedi is joined in the studio by Ekow Eshun and Professor Sarah Churchwell to cast a critical eye on the week's arts offerings. Sparks perform live in the studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nikki Bedi
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Churchwell
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Participant:
undefined Bambi
Participant:
John Wilson
Performer:
Sparks
Series Producer:
Martina Hall
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Front Row

Episode One: Carlos Acosta, Basquiat and Sparks

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nikki Bedi is joined by writer Ekow Eshun and Professor Sarah Churchwell to cast a critical eye on topical arts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nikki Bedi
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Churchwell
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Participant:
undefined Bambi
Participant:
John Wilson
Performer:
Sparks
Series Producer:
Martina Hall
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Series

Front Row

Front Row

Carlos Acosta, Sheridan Smith's Funny Girl, Gregory Porter

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 ballet star Carlos Acosta as he begins his farewell UK tour. Plus jazz musician Gregory Porter and a review of the musical Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McMillan

imagine...

Autumn 2015

Episode 7: Carlos Acosta: Cuba Calls

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Imagine follows Cuban ballet superstar Carlos Acosta as he masterminds a new production of Carmen for the Royal Ballet before embarking on a series of new projects in Cuba. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta
Producer:
Luke McMahon
Director:
Luke McMahon
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob

Front Row

Tinie Tempah; Carlos Acosta; Gloria

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang meets British rapper Tinie Tempah. Ballet star Carlos Acosta talks about his novel. Rosie Boycott reviews the film Gloria. Matthew Sweet reassesses Dennis Wheatley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tinie Tempah
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

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

Available for 9 days

Based on the autobiography of Cuban ballet superstar Carlos Acosta. A young boy raised in poverty auditions for ballet school. Show more