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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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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5, The Face in the Mirror
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 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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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6, Chateau Versailles
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directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...
directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6, Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
We examine the armor of Henry VIII to discover how he got so fat and crazy, then enter New York high-society to reveal how a nude sculpture led to a brutal murder. Inside a vast Egyptian temple, enclosed within the museum's walls, we search a secret chamber to discover why the temple's statues celebrate the foreig...
directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 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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