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The World's Most Photographed

Episode 1: Elvis Presley

Duration: 29 minutes

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

A look at the photographers who captured the spontaneous side of Elvis Presley, before he was consumed by the publicity machine. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Director:
Sally Benton
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas
Narrator:
Neil Pearson

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 4: Adolf Hitler

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series looking at the public image of ten world icons. This edition looks at how Adolf Hitler used photography to reinforce his public image and manipulate the media. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Louise Hooper
Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 5: Marilyn Monroe

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series analysing the public image of ten world icons. This programme explores the ways in which Marilyn Monroe used photography to gain a sense of control over her life. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Deborah Lee
Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 10: Greta Garbo

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series looking at photographs of ten icons. This edition reveals the extraordinary game of cat and mouse played out between Greta Garbo and the camera. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Victoria Page
Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 6: John F Kennedy

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series analysing the public image of ten world icons. This edition explores how John F Kennedy used photography to conceal two secrets that had the power to destroy his presidency. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Deborah Lee
Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 7: James Dean

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series looking at photographs of ten icons. The story of a photoshoot which captured the essence of troubled star James Dean just seven months before his death. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

Mark Lawson Talks To...

Marguerite Patten

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Marguerite Patten reflects on nine decades of cookery, from being one of the first celebrity TV chefs to her performances at the Palladium and the writing of over 170 books. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The true story of Frankenstein's monster and the woman who created him, Mary Shelley, using her own words and dramatic reconstructions of events in her life and from the novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Winston
Mary Shelley:
Lucy Davenport
Mary Woolstencraft:
Harriet Walter
William Goodwin:
Clive Merrison
Frankenstein's Monster:
David Schofield
Victor Frankenstein:
Ronan Vibert
Percy Bysshe Shelley:
Oliver Chris
Lord Byron:
Stephen Mangan
Claire Clairmont:
Amy Phillips
Producer:
Mary Downes
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas