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2013/2014: 18. Wars Of The Heart

The Culture Show - 2013/2014: 18. Wars Of The Heart

For those who remained in London during the Second World War, the Blitz was a terrifying time of sleeplessness, fear and loss, but some of London's literary set found inspi ...

06-08-2019

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The Battle For Stonehenge: A Culture Show Special

The Culture Show - The Battle For Stonehenge: A Culture Show Special

Alastair Sooke looks at the controversy over the site surrounding Stonehenge, as English Heritage attempts to create a setting that this unique monument deserves.

20-06-2019

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2013/2014: 23. Lego - The Building Blocks Of Architecture

The Culture Show - 2013/2014: 23. Lego - The Building Blocks Of Architecture

Tom Dyckhoff explores the contribution on Lego to architecture, and its continuing influence, arguing that it's changed the way we think about buildings. \n\nLego's pl ...

28-05-2019

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2014/2015 - Girls Will Be Girls

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Girls Will Be Girls

Miranda Sawyer meets some of the key female figures of the punk era to look at how they radically changed the cultural landscape and inspired a generation of young women.

08-03-2019

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2013/2014: 6. The Culture Show At Edinburgh: Funny Women

The Culture Show - 2013/2014: 6. The Culture Show At Edinburgh: Funny Women

Sue Perkins explores the highs and lows of being a woman in the unashamedly macho world of stand-up comedy. With unique behind-the-scenes access to the most important date in th ...

20-06-2018

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Pop Go The Women: The Other Story Of Pop Art - A Culture Show Special

The Culture Show - Pop Go The Women: The Other Story Of Pop Art - A Culture Show Special

Featuring the best arts and culture stories of the week. Alastair Sooke tracks down the female artists who have been left out of the established narrative of pop art.

18-06-2018

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2013/2014 - Henri Matisse - A Cut Above The Rest

The Culture Show - 2013/2014 - Henri Matisse - A Cut Above The Rest

Alastair Sooke presents a moving and intimate portrait of Henri Matisse, one of the 20th century's most celebrated artists, who famously moved from paint to collage late in ...

23-05-2018

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The Lost Portrait Of Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Culture Show Special

The Culture Show - The Lost Portrait Of Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Culture Show Special

In 2009, art detective Dr Bendor Grosvenor caused a national scandal by proving that the Scottish National Portrait Gallery's iconic portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the ...

30-01-2018

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Rankin Shoots Rembrandt

The Culture Show - Rankin Shoots Rembrandt

World-renowned photographer Rankin takes on the challenge of interpreting Rembrandt's portraits of old age, adapting the Dutch master's techniques for his camera.

18-10-2014

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2014/2015 - Hilary Mantel - Case Histories

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Hilary Mantel - Case Histories

James Runcie meets the novelist Hilary Mantel, whose latest collection of short stories contemplates the possibility that Margaret Thatcher was assassinated in 1983.

27-09-2014

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2014/2015 - Ryan Gander - The Art Of Everything

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Ryan Gander - The Art Of Everything

Miranda Sawyer enters the wild imagination of celebrated British conceptual artist Ryan Gander, a cultural magpie renowned for his playful, cryptic and complex creations.

04-07-2014

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2014/2015 - Tents - The Beginning Of Architecture

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Tents - The Beginning Of Architecture

Tom Dyckhoff looks at the history of the tent and asks if it could be the answer to an overcrowded world faced with a housing crisis and dwindling natural resources.

23-06-2014

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2014/2015 - Edward St Aubyn - At Last?

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Edward St Aubyn - At Last?

Documentary featuring writer Edward St Aubyn as he releases his new book, which sees him ditch his anguished alter ego Patrick Melrose and face the demons of the literary world.

23-06-2014

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2014/2015 - Deller And Kane - Folk Devils

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Deller And Kane - Folk Devils

Artists Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane preview Tate Britain's exhibition looking back at the tradition of folk art, and reveal that folk art is all around us.

17-06-2014

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2013/2014 - Savion Glover - Happy Feet

The Culture Show - 2013/2014 - Savion Glover - Happy Feet

Morgan Quaintance visits African-American dance artist Savion Glover in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, to discover more about the renowned tap dancer's life, work and ...

11-06-2014

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2014/2015 - Sir Kenneth Clark: Portrait Of A Civilised Man - A Culture Show Special

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Sir Kenneth Clark: Portrait Of A Civilised Man - A Culture Show Special

A documentary looking at the life of Sir Kenneth Clark, who transformed the cultural landscape with his famous Civilisation series, one of the most ambitious arts series to date.

31-05-2014

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2014/2015 - Lynn Barber's Celebrity Masterclass

The Culture Show - 2014/2015 - Lynn Barber's Celebrity Masterclass

Lynn Barber talks to Alan Yentob about her job interviewing and writing about celebrities. She recounts her combustible clashes with Rafa Nadal and Marianne Faithful.

19-05-2014

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