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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9, Paradise On Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Simon Schama examines one of our deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature; rather it's a projection of dreams and idylls, as well as of escapes and refuges from human turmoil; the elusive paradise on earth. S...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2, Venice
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directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-e...
directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 1, Towards an Architecture of Majesty
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directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Royal palaces are the most magnificent buildings in our history. Often built to extraordinary levels of luxury and excess, they express the personalities of our kings and queens since 1066.From the Tower of London to Hampton Court Palace, Dan Cruickshank reveals an extraordinary story of buildings, often fortified...
directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 2, Inventing a National Style
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directed by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Dan Cruickshank charts the arrival of a new style of palace that borrowed from ancient Rome and beyond, as the kings and queens of Britain demanded that architecture proclaim their right to rule, and even their divinity. From London's Banqueting House to the birth of Buckingham Palace via Kensington, Kew and a new...
directed by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Queen's Palaces, Episode 2, Windsor Castle
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Fiona Bruce, 1964-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. Presented by Fiona Bruce, The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and r...
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Fiona Bruce, 1964-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Queen's Palaces, Episode 3, Palace of Holyroodhouse
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directed by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007; produced by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. Presented by Fiona Bruce, The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and r...
directed by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007; produced by Deborah Lee, 1949-2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Queen's Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1, Dark Beginnings
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images.
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3, Medieval Death
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. He explains why scenes of suffering on the cross became so prominent and why the instruments used in the persecution of Jesus were depicted in the de...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4, Reformation: Chaos and Creation
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fueled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Richard 'reads' a ruined church and explains how it was not Henry VIII but his boy-king successor, Edward VI, who was responsible for the greatest changes in the Refor...
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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