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The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 16: The RIBA's Best Buildings of 2011 Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Kevin McCloud presents a live special for the biggest event in the architectural calendar - the announcement of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Stirling Prize. Show more

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 14: Britain's Biggest Book Prize: A Village Decides (Again)

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Tim Samuels visits the Scottish village of Comrie and asks the locals for their verdict on this year's Booker Prize shortlist, accompanied by several of the shortlisted authors. Show more

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

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

2009/2010

Episode 27

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham Dixon meets director Martin Scorsese to discuss his latest film Shutter Island and talks to artist Jenny Holzer as a major exhibition of her work opens. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Martin Scorsese
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Holzer
Interviewed Guest:
Elmore Leonard
Participant:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Participant:
Jacques Peretti
Producer:
Pauline Law
Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon discovers the history of gargoyles at Westminster Abbey and travels to Llandudno, Wales for a preview of the new Mostyn Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Presenter:
Geoff Dyer
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Presenter:
Michael Smith
Presenter:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Production Manager:
Emma Fowler

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon contemplates the past, present and future of British comic art, and artist Grayson Perry looks at the dwindling craft of potting. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 6: The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon goes behind the scenes of the selection process and picks out four artists he hopes will make it into the show. Tom Dyckhoff explores the architecture room. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 11

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham Dixon presents an edition from Glasgow featuring writer and artist Alasdair Gray on the publication of his autopictography, A Life in Pictures. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 12: Keith Richards: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

To mark the publication of his autobiography, Keith Richards chats to Andrew Graham Dixon about his childhood in Dartford, his passion for music and the rise of the Rolling Stones. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 12

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham Dixon visits the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence to view a landmark exhibition of work by Bronzino, artist and poet to the Court of Medici. Mark Kermode meets Mike Leigh. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 13

Duration: 1 hour

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

Tom Dyckhoff visits Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill House and Sarfraz Manzoor investigates the winning images of the 2010 World Press Photo competition. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Arts programme. Verity Sharp joins rock behemoths Metallica in Bergen, and Andrew Graham-Dixon is in Florence to visit the Vasari Corridor collection of self-portraits. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 1: The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2009

Duration: 1 hour

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

Special edition of The Culture Show devoted to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition, including interviews with artists and a performance from Beth Ditto and Gossip. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 16

Duration: 1 hour

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

This edition features an interview with director Danny Boyle about his latest film 127 Hours and how to get involved in World Book Night next March. Andrew Graham-Dixon presents. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 18

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon takes a tour of Westminster Abbey as preparations for a royal wedding begin, Miranda Sawyer meets PJ Harvey and Alastair Sooke talks to artist Simon Starling. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Sawyer
Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
PJ Harvey
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Emily Kennedy
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 21

Duration: 1 hour

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

Presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon and featuring a major exhibition of work by Northern Renaissance artist Jan Gosseart and an interview with reclusive contemporary street artist JR. Show more

The Culture Show

2010/2011

Episode 25

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon visits the new exhibition at the British Museum of rescued archaeological treasures from Afghanistan. Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the family snap. Show more