All shows in the Art, Design and Literature category

  1. Grand Designs

    Grand Designs

    8 Series, 118 Episodes

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    Presenter Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious self-building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and construct the home of their dreams

  2. The Shooting Gallery: Worm

    The Shooting Gallery

    11 Series, 11 Episodes

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    Channel 4's late night zone for great short films and web virals

  3. The Restoration Man

    The Restoration Man

    2 Series, 17 Episodes

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    George Clarke helps rescue neglected architectural treasures across Britain

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    Random Acts

    17 Series, 20 Episodes

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    Arts strand Random Acts showcases diverse, specially commissioned three-minute films chosen for their bold and original expressions of creativity

  5. Kevin's Supersized Salvage

    Kevin's Supersized Salvage

    1 Episode

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    Kevin McCloud challenges three designers to turn a plane into hundreds of amazing new products, and prove that creativity is a genuine solution to Britain's waste crisis

  6. Turner Prize

    Turner Prize

    2 Series, 2 Episodes

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    The Turner Prize is one of the most prestigious awards for the visual arts in Europe

  7. Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

    Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

    1 Episode

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    An examination of the myth of Frankenstein and how Mary Shelley's story has been depicted, with access to Danny Boyle's sell-out hit at the National Theatre

  8. Big Dance 2012

    Big Dance 2012

    1 Episode

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    Wayne McGregor choreographs over 35 dance groups to perform a 40-minute dance piece in Trafalgar Square for the London 2012 Festival

  9. Grand Designs Revisited

    Grand Designs Revisited

    4 Series, 17 Episodes

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    Kevin McCloud returns to see how past projects have developed and ask the question was it all worth it?

  10. The TV Book Club: Dave Spikey

    The TV Book Club

    10 Episodes

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    Books, reviews, debates, author interviews and more from The TV Book Club

  11. Home of the Future

    Home of the Future

    5 Episodes

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    A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future

  12. Booked: Stars of the Galaxy National Book Awards

    Booked: Stars of Galaxy National Book Awards

    6 Episodes

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    Celebrity talk show featuring exclusive interviews with the winners of the Galaxy National Book Awards 2011

  13. Vic Reeves' Turner Prize Moments

    Vic Reeves' Turner Prize Moments

    1 Episode

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    Vic Reeves looks back at the controversy, shock and outrage of 20 years of Turner Prize coverage and assesses its impact on the British public's appetite for art

  14. John Le Carre: A Life Unmasked

    John Le Carre: A Life Unmasked

    1 Episode

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    John le Carre speaks with unprecedented candour about his life, and about his career as both special agent and celebrated author

  15. Benjamin Zephaniah

    Self Portrait UK

    6 Episodes

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    Educational series featuring well-known people talking about how they see themselves and showing their self-portraits to encourage young people to think about how they are portrayed

  16. Grand Designs

    Kevin McCloud and the Big Town Plan

    4 Episodes

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    Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud follows an innovative community-led regeneration scheme in the former mining town of Castleford in Yorkshire

  17. Painting the Mind

    Painting the Mind

    1 Episode

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    When builder Tommy McHugh and chiropractor Jon Sarkin suffered massive brain traumas, they suddenly revealed a previously hidden talent: to create art that amazed critics and collectors

  18. A Dance to the Music of Time

    A Dance to the Music of Time

    4 Episodes

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    An adaptation of Anthony Powell's 12-volume novel sequence - a sharp, comic portrait of upper-class and bohemian England, spanning almost a century, from the early 20s to modern times

  19. Jale Chapman

    The Art Show

    1 Episode

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    Contemporary arts strand that offers viewers a series of highly imaginative, provocative and unapologetically irreverent films covering the modern art scene

  20. Richard Seymour and Dick Powell sitting in a passenger aircraft

    Better by Design

    1 Episode

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    Multi-award-winning designers Richard Seymour and Dick Powell rethink malfunctioning everyday objects, from unsound burglar alarms to rubbish kitchen bins

  21. Matt's Old Masters

    Matt's Old Masters

    4 Episodes

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    Matt Collings drags the Old Masters out of the rarefied, hallowed atmosphere of the museum, blinking into the light of the 21st century and asks: what do they have to offer us now?

  22. Operatunity

    Operatunity

    4 Episodes

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    Can someone who has never sung opera professionally handle a major role in an English National Opera production onstage at the London Coliseum with world-class singers? This unique series finds out...

  23. Remembering World War I

    Remembering World War I

    7 Episodes

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    Some of Britain's finest actors read poetry from World War I

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    Watercolour Challenge

    49 Episodes

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    A 49-part series hosted by actress Hannah Gordon, the challenge is to find Britain's best amateur painter and along the way to explore the landscapes of Britain

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