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Tuesday 5 November 2013, 10:37
Your Paintings - a website which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings - is made up of paintings from thousands of museums and other public institutions around the UK. Rachel Davies reveals how UK school children felt about having a real masterpiece in their school.
Thursday 24 October 2013, 17:29
Arena's online producer Alex Jones gives an overview of how the programmes archives are being used to illustrate stories in the present day, and shows us around the new Arena Hotel.
Monday 7 October 2013, 10:18
Arts Reporter Geeta Pendse explains how a multiplatform series was born out of Leicester being shortlisted for UK City of Culture in 2017.
Wednesday 8 May 2013, 11:54
Jen Macro visits Westminster Abbey for the launch of David Starkey's new programme, Music and Monarchy.
Tuesday 26 February 2013, 14:45
A showreel of new arts programming for BBC Four.
Friday 22 February 2013, 15:03
The Your Paintings initiative has succeeded in cataloguing the UK national collection of oil painings online.
Monday 18 February 2013, 14:30
Radio 4's arts commissioning editor, Tony Phillips, discusses the significance of 'v.' and the decision to record a rare reading by the poem's author Tony Harrison.
Thursday 24 January 2013, 10:07
Mark Lawson considers George Orwell's time at the BBC.
Thursday 2 June 2011, 17:54
This evening Richard Klein, Controller of BBC Four will be speaking at the Philosophy and Music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn as part of BBC Four's partnership with The Institute of Art and Ideas. The festival is taking place at Hay-on-Wye and runs from the 26th May to the 6th June. It takes place alongside...
Tuesday 25 January 2011, 09:15
Books have accompanied me round a lot of the turns my life has taken.
When I look back over the literary landmarks of my life as a reader I see a crowd of characters - James Bond, Humbert Humbert, Mr Micawber, Macon 'Milkman' Dead, Philip Marlowe, Nostromo, Becky Sharp, Jude the Obscure and Fernando...
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Great and good gather for Sir David Frost memorial (Telegraph)
"The guestlist for the event was as diverse as would be expected for the broadcaster"
Gillian Anderson starts filming second series of BBC2's thriller The Fall (Guardian)
"I'm over the moon to be back in production with this team again"
Classic Doctor Who episodes to air on Horror Channel (Digital Spy)
TV licence move will increase fee for all and threaten channels, warns BBC chief (Telegraph)
"Children's channels and BBC Four could be closed if television licence fee evasion decriminalised, BBC executive warns"
BBC Three will close as a TV channel in 2015 (Telegraph)
Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)
"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"
Peaky Blinders nominated by Royal Television Society for RTS Award (Birmingham Mail)
Eurovision 2014: What we know about Molly Smitten-Downes so far (Independent)
"She thinks Choco Leibniz are the best biscuits in the world, putting her in a strong position with German voters."
Tom Margerison obituary (Guardian)
"Founder of New Scientist, Sunday Times journalist and BBC broadcaster who made complicated subjects easy to understand."
BBC to launch refreshed Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Game (British Comedy Guide)
"The new 30th anniversary version of the game will allow users to play in high definition for the first time"
Amazon, BBC to Revive 'Ripper Street' (Hollywood Reporter)
"Amazon Prime Instant Video on Wednesday unveiled a deal with the BBC to revive crime drama Ripper Street."
BBC Four creates new season on gardens (Televisual)
The BBC’s bestselling shows abroad (Ariel)
"A record 725 buyers are attending BBC Worldwide's annual showcase this week, where programmes such as The Musketeers and Horrible Histories will be sold to foreign broadcasters."
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