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28 October 2014
A Picture of Britain

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Where you live through the eyes of a major contemporary artist.

Benjamin Zephaniah

 

Simon Armitage

 

Ken Russell

Benjamin Zephaniah (image: Benjamin Zephaniah)

A Picture of
Birmingham

Birmingham

 Simon Armitage (Image: Simon Armitage)

A Picture of
Yorkshire

Bradford and West Yorkshire

 Ken Russell (Image: Woman in film)

A Picture of
The South

Dorset
Hampshire

Reggae poet Zephaniah is inspired with Birmingham's cultural mix.

 

Writer Simon Armitage is moved by his Yorkshire roots.

 

Ken Russell revisits the locations that influenced his movies.

Chris Donald

 

Suggs

 

Liam Spencer

Chris Donald (Image: Cartoon)

A Picture of
Tyneside

Tyne

 Suggs (image: Suggs)

A Picture of
London

London

 Liam Spencer (Image: Cafe painting)

A Picture of
Manchester

Manchester

Chris Donald looks for creative inspiration in his native North East.

 

Suggs visits the places that make him proud to be a Londoner.

 

Artist Liam Spencer is excited by Manchester's urban scenes.

William Ivory

 

Colin Self

 

Roni Size

A Picture of
Nottinghamshire

Nottingham

 Colin Self (Image: Extract from painting)

A Picture of
Norfolk

Norfolk

 Roni Size (image: Roni Size)

A Picture of
Bristol

Bristol

Writer William Ivory is passionate about his native Nottinghamshire.

 

Artist Colin Self gets inspiration from his Norfolk roots.

 

Musician Roni Size plays his musical picture of Bristol.

Kurt Jackson

 

Billy Childish

 

John Godber

Kurt Jackson (Image: Last Wilderness)

A Picture of
Cornwall

Cornwall

 Billy Childish (image: Billy Childish)

A Picture of
Kent

Kent

 John Godber (Image: Goind Dutch c/o Adrian Gatie)

A Picture of
Hull

Humber

Kurt Jackson paints his personal South West landscape.

 

Controversial artist Billy Childish gets turned on by Kent.

 

Playwright John Godber looks at how Hull has inspired his work.

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