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Duration: 1 hour

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

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Comedian Jenny Eclair meets crafters using their skills to make the world a better place, one stitch at a time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenny Eclair
Archive Source:
Valerie Evans
Sound Recordist:
Paul Parsons
Sound Recordist:
Pleasant Sound
Camera Operator:
Michelle Tofi
Director of photography:
John-Martin White
Assistant Producer:
Isabella Silver
Producer:
Alison Grist
Executive Producer:
Edward Morgan

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 6

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Lawrence Pollard presents from the Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall, which features an unusual mix of literature, music and summer entertainment. Show more

Secret Knowledge

In Search of Rory McEwen

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Jools Holland tells the story of his father-in-law Rory McEwen - aristocrat, artist, folk singer and pioneering TV presenter, and the man who brought the blues to Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jools Holland
Producer:
Alison Grist
Director:
Alison Grist
Executive Producer:
Edward Morgan
Production Company:
Northern Town

The Culture Show

Stephen Poliakoff: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 30 minutes

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

In a wide-ranging and frank interview, Stephen Poliakoff talks to Mark Kermode about the themes he explores in his works and how he has maintained his status as an auteur. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 14

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lawrence Pollard presents a packed show from Nottingham. Tom Dyckhoff explores the new Nottingham Contemporary gallery, while James Ellroy talks to Miranda Sawyer. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 5: Manchester International Festival

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Tim Marlow presents from Albert Square in the final week, and looks at the collaboration between Elbow and the Halle. Tom Dyckhoff reviews Zaha Hadid's new chamber music hall. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 19: Martin Freeman Goes to Motown

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Special marking the 50th anniversary of Motown Records. Actor and fan Martin Freeman meets the men and women who played a part in Motown's success. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 19: Michael Jackson Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Six months after his death, The Culture Show re-evaluates Michael Jackson's impact on modern music and tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 29: Picasso - A Culture Show Special

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Special edition on the life and work of Pablo Picasso. Andrew Graham-Dixon is in Paris, where Picasso spent much of his life. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 2: BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Coverage of the literary awards, presented by Mishal Husain. With profiles of the six shortlisted books and discussion with the judging panel before the winner is announced. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 4

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Miranda Sawyer presents from the Manchester International Festival. Art critic Alastair Sooke puts himself through a live art experience curated by artist Marina Abramovic. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 20

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Lauren Laverne and Mark Kermode are back with another edition of the show, featuring a unique screening of Danny Boyle's film Slumdog Millionaire. Show more

The Culture Show

Liverpool Capital of Culture - A Year in the Life

Duration: 1 hour

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

The Culture Show looks back on Liverpool's year as Capital of Culture. Highlights include Paul McCartney's homecoming concert, and a look at some community projects over the year. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 21

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Featuring an interview with Roberto Saviano, a masterclass in creating cult TV from Ed Burns, and backstage with Armando Iannucci. Plus, a report from 125th street in Harlem. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 21

Duration: 30 minutes

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

An interview with Roberto Saviano, a masterclass in creating cult TV from Ed Burns, backstage with Armando Iannucci, a report from Harlem and an interview with Michael Sheen. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 22

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The Culture Show comes from the Old Fruitmarket in the heart of Glasgow's Merchant City, one of the main venues in the city's Celtic Connections festival. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 22

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Some of Scotland's finest actors, led by Robert Carlyle and Siobhan Redmond, perform Robert Burns's most striking works. Franz Ferdinand give an acoustic performance. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 23

Duration: 30 minutes

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

There's a rare TV interview with pianist Alfred Brendel, who reveals a passion for the later films of Luis Bunuel, and Greg Dyke turns reporter to try to uncover the secret of HBO. Show more

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 23

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In a rare TV interview, pianist Alfred Brendel reveals a passion for the later films of Luis Bunuel, and Greg Dyke turns reporter to try to uncover the secret of HBO. Show more

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 24

Duration: 30 minutes

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

On the tenth anniversary of Heat magazine, Mark Kermode and Miranda Sawyer go head to head on the merits of Heat and celebrity culture in general. Show more