The Art Show
David Starkey examines royal portraiture's influence on the iconic power of personality
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
Howard Jacobson celebrates the way British artists depict sex and desire, and argues that the most compelling expression is to be found, perhaps unexpectedly, in the art of the Victorians
Sir Roy Strong argues that English landscape art - far from being a succession of chocolate box cliches - affords an often shocking and subversive insight into the country's deepest fears
Janet Street-Porter demonstrates how modern art has been at the forefront of the social and cultural changes that define Britain today, from Patrick Heron and Francis Bacon to Damien Hirst
Former war reporter Jon Snow examines the legacy of Britain's war artists, from Paul Nash to Steve McQueen, examining how they have expressed and defined our response to the horror of war.