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  • Revealed - The Da Vinci Code Myth

  • Tom Gorham

Documentary series bringing new insights to historical events.

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Documentary series bringing new insights to historical events.

  • Revealed - The Man Behind the Da Vinci Code

  • Ian Bremner

Documentary series bringing new insights to historical events.

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Documentary series bringing new insights to historical events.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 01: Age of Conquest

  • BBC 2

David Dimbleby tells the story of Britain through its art and treasure. The first part of the chronicle begins with the Roman invasion and ends with the Norman Conquest.

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David Dimbleby tells the story of Britain through its art and treasure. The first part of the chronicle begins with the Roman invasion and ends with the Norman Conquest.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 02: Age of Worship

  • BBC 2

Britain's art from the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 to the death of Richard II in 1400.

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Britain's art from the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 to the death of Richard II in 1400.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 03: Age of Power

  • BBC 2

Spanning from Henry VIII's accession in 1509 to Shakespeare's Henry VIII 100 years later.

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Spanning from Henry VIII's accession in 1509 to Shakespeare's Henry VIII 100 years later.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 04: Age of Revolution

  • BBC 2

In the 17th century British people learned to question everything, resulting in civil war.

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In the 17th century British people learned to question everything, resulting in civil war.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 05: Age of Money

  • BBC 2

The story of Britain in the 18th century, as a new 'middle' class emerged.

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The story of Britain in the 18th century, as a new 'middle' class emerged.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 06: Age of Empire

  • BBC 2

The story of the British Empire from 1750 to 1900, revealed through its art and treasures.

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The story of the British Empire from 1750 to 1900, revealed through its art and treasures.

  • Seven Ages of Britain - Episode 07: Age of Ambition

  • BBC 2

In the last episode, David Dimbleby looks at how the 20th century saw ordinary Britons upturning ancient power structures and class hierarchies.

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In the last episode, David Dimbleby looks at how the 20th century saw ordinary Britons upturning ancient power structures and class hierarchies.

  • Storyville - The Love of Books - A Sarajevo Story

  • BBC

Documentary which tells the story of a group of men and women who risked their lives to rescue a library - and preserve a nation's history - in the midst of the Bosnian war.

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Documentary which tells the story of a group of men and women who risked their lives to rescue a library - and preserve a nation's history - in the midst of the Bosnian war.

  • Storyville - The Thin Blue Line

  • Errol Morris

Errol Morris broke cinematic ground with The Thin Blue Line, establishing a new genre in the non-fiction feature by creating a fascinating reconstruction and investigation of a brutal and senseless murder.

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Errol Morris broke cinematic ground with The Thin Blue Line, establishing a new genre in the non-fiction feature by creating a fascinating reconstruction and investigation of a brutal and senseless murder.

  • Storyville - Who Is Gorky? An Abstract Life

  • Cosima Spender

In a personal journey into a family tragedy, filmmaker Cosima Spender explores how she and her relatives have been shaped by her grandfather - the pioneering Abstract Expressionist painter, Arshile Gorky.

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In a personal journey into a family tragedy, filmmaker Cosima Spender explores how she and her relatives have been shaped by her grandfather - the pioneering Abstract Expressionist painter, Arshile Gorky.

  • The Art of Spain - The Dark Heart

  • BBC

Critic and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon travels from southern to northern Spain to tell the story of some of Europe's most exciting and vital art. He journeys to the country’s scorched centre to explore Spanish art of the 16th and 17th centuries. From the mystical world of El Greco to the tender genius of Velazquez, this was a moment so extraordinary it became known as the Golden Age. But beneath the glittering surface was a dark and savage heart.

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Critic and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon travels from southern to northern Spain to tell the story of some of Europe's most exciting and vital art. He journeys to the country’s scorched centre to explore Spanish art of the 16th and 17th centuries. From the mystical world of El Greco to the tender genius of Velazquez, this was a moment so extraordinary it became known as the Golden Age. But beneath the glittering surface was a dark and savage heart.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 01: Power and Personality

  • Channel 4

The history of British art is the story of Britain. For centuries, artists have reflected our times and shaped the way we see ourselves. This series presents six passionate polemics on how British art makes us who we are today and gives us a vision of ourselves.

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The history of British art is the story of Britain. For centuries, artists have reflected our times and shaped the way we see ourselves. This series presents six passionate polemics on how British art makes us who we are today and gives us a vision of ourselves.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 02: Art for the People

  • Channel 4

Dr Gus Casely-Hayford shows how our sense of identity was changed forever by the most distinctively British artist this country has ever produced: William Hogarth.

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Dr Gus Casely-Hayford shows how our sense of identity was changed forever by the most distinctively British artist this country has ever produced: William Hogarth.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 03: Flesh

  • Channel 4

Writer Howard Jacobson celebrates the way British artists depict sex and desire, and argues that the most compelling expression is to be found where we might least expect it: in the art of the Victorians.

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Writer Howard Jacobson celebrates the way British artists depict sex and desire, and argues that the most compelling expression is to be found where we might least expect it: in the art of the Victorians.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 04: Visions of England

  • Channel 4

At a time when Britain's contemporary art world has been dominated by the 'Sensation' generation of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, it's easy to dismiss English landscape art as nothing more than tea towel culture. That would be a big mistake, argues Sir Roy Strong.

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At a time when Britain's contemporary art world has been dominated by the 'Sensation' generation of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, it's easy to dismiss English landscape art as nothing more than tea towel culture. That would be a big mistake, argues Sir Roy Strong.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 05: Modern Times

  • Channel 4

Modern Art has made us who we are and it has certainly made Janet Street Porter who she is. Janet speaks to Hirst, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry about how art has seeped into the very heart of British culture.

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Modern Art has made us who we are and it has certainly made Janet Street Porter who she is. Janet speaks to Hirst, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry about how art has seeped into the very heart of British culture.

  • The Genius of British Art - Episode 06: The Art of War

  • Channel 4

Britain's war artists have pushed the boundaries in their drive to bring home to us the true cost of war. We once celebrated war's valour and glory, but they have encouraged us to feel its pain and tragedy. They have given us an artistic legacy that will continue to provoke and to move generations to come.

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Britain's war artists have pushed the boundaries in their drive to bring home to us the true cost of war. We once celebrated war's valour and glory, but they have encouraged us to feel its pain and tragedy. They have given us an artistic legacy that will continue to provoke and to move generations to come.

  • The Genius Of Photography - Paper Movies

  • BBC

Charts the golden age of 'photographic journeys' and how the use of colour slowly became a credible medium for 'serious' photographers.

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Charts the golden age of 'photographic journeys' and how the use of colour slowly became a credible medium for 'serious' photographers.

  • The Genius of Turner: Painting the Industrial Revolution

  • Simon Schama

A film that looks at the genius of JMW Turner in a new light. There is more to Turner than his sublime landscapes - he also painted machines, science, technology and industry. Turner's life spans the Industrial Revolution, he witnessed it as it unfolded and he painted it.

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A film that looks at the genius of JMW Turner in a new light. There is more to Turner than his sublime landscapes - he also painted machines, science, technology and industry. Turner's life spans the Industrial Revolution, he witnessed it as it unfolded and he painted it.

  • The Hidden Art of Islam

  • BBC

In this documentary, Rageh Omaar sets out to find out that if human depiction is the source of such controversy, how is it that the art displayed here shows a tradition of figurative art at the heart of Islam for century after century? He explores what forms of art are acceptable for a Muslim - and why this artistic tradition has thrived - in the hidden art of the muslim world.

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In this documentary, Rageh Omaar sets out to find out that if human depiction is the source of such controversy, how is it that the art displayed here shows a tradition of figurative art at the heart of Islam for century after century? He explores what forms of art are acceptable for a Muslim - and why this artistic tradition has thrived - in the hidden art of the muslim world.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution - Episode 01: Gang of Four

  • BBC 2

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists. In the first episode, Waldemar delves into the back stories of four of the most influential Impressionists - Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille - who together laid the foundations of the artistic movement.

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Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists. In the first episode, Waldemar delves into the back stories of four of the most influential Impressionists - Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille - who together laid the foundations of the artistic movement.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution - Episode 02: The Great Outdoors

  • BBC 2

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists by taking us outdoors to their most famous locations. Although Impressionist pictures often look sunny and relaxed, achieving this peaceful air was hard work.

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Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists by taking us outdoors to their most famous locations. Although Impressionist pictures often look sunny and relaxed, achieving this peaceful air was hard work.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution - Episode 03: Painting the People

  • BBC 2

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists.

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Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution - Episode 04: Final Flourish

  • BBC 2

This episode takes a closer look at the late years of Impressionism, using the last show these artists did together as a starting point. Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat.

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This episode takes a closer look at the late years of Impressionism, using the last show these artists did together as a starting point. Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat.

  • The Lost Genius of British Art: William Dobson

  • BBC 4

Has one of Britain's greatest artists been unfairly forgotten? Waldemar Januszczak thinks so. In this documentary, Januszczak argues that the little known 17th-century portrait painter William Dobson was the first English painter of genius.

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Has one of Britain's greatest artists been unfairly forgotten? Waldemar Januszczak thinks so. In this documentary, Januszczak argues that the little known 17th-century portrait painter William Dobson was the first English painter of genius.

  • The Pixar Story

  • BBC 2

Documentary about the pioneering computer animation studio Pixar, featuring contributions from the studio's bosses and a host of actors who have lent their voices to their creations, including Tom Hanks.

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Documentary about the pioneering computer animation studio Pixar, featuring contributions from the studio's bosses and a host of actors who have lent their voices to their creations, including Tom Hanks.

  • Treasures of Heaven

  • BBC 4

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the ancient Christian practice of preserving holy relics and the largely forgotten art form that went with it, the reliquary.

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Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the ancient Christian practice of preserving holy relics and the largely forgotten art form that went with it, the reliquary.

  • True Stories - The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical

  • Channel 4

The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.

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The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.