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Transmission: Tuesday, 8th May 2007

Gilbert and George

No Surrender - For Imagine... Gilbert and George invited Alan Yentob into their East End home, where the couple have lived together for four decades. During Alan's private tour of the house the controversial artists shared their love of collecting, the processes behind their work and even made a piece exclusively for this website, which was available for 48 hours after the show.

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Gilbert and George 

Video: Dance with Gilbert and George

Video: Dance with Gilbert and George

Posted: Wednesday, 9th May 2007

In the early 1980s Gilbert and George created the original dancing sculpture. Today they have recreated it for us. Watch Gilbert and George Bend It to the original soundtrack, or choose one of a selection of alternative tracks to accompany them.

Watch Gilbert and George:

Dance to "Bend It"
by Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich

Dance to "Green Onions"
by Booker T and the MGs

Dance to "Israelites"
by Desmond Dekker

Dance to "The Robots"
by Kraftwerk

Dance to "Just The Two Of Us"
by Grover Washington and Bill Withers

Gilbert and George 

Video: The Singing Lobster

Video: The Singing Lobster Play Video

Posted: Tuesday, 8th May 2007

While taking Alan Yentob around their house Gilbert and George showed us their treasued singing lobster. Watch the lobster, a present to the pair from a Korean waiter friend, perform its magic on the classic 70s song Rock The Boat, in a clip only available on this website.

Watch Gilbert and George: No Surrender on 8th May 2007 on BBC One, 10.35pm.

Gilbert and George 

Video: "Spice Boys"

Video: "Spice Boys" Play Video

Posted: Tuesday, 8th May 2007

CONTENT ADVICE: This video content contains strong adult language.

"All Mouth And No Trousers. God Save The Shit."

Gilbert and George read some of their favourite newspaper headlines about themselves in a clip only available on this website.

Watch Gilbert and George: No Surrender on 8th May 2007 on BBC One, 10.35pm.

Gilbert and George 

Video: "My sister Lilly is a whore down Piccadilly..."

Video: "My sister Lilly is a whore down Piccadilly..."

Posted: 8th May 2007

"My mother is another down The Strand..." Gilbert and George talk about the street where they live in a clip only available on this website.

Gilbert and George 

Video: Sexual Townscape

Video: Sexual Townscape

Posted: 8th May 2007

Gilbert and George take Alan Yentob around their recent Tate Modern exhibition, showing him work inspired by East End grafitti and personal ads.

Gilbert and George 

Video: "I Love The Burnt Sienna"

Video: "I Love The Burnt Sienna"

Posted: 8th May 2007

Watch Gilbert and George as they make a piece of art exclusively for Imagine...

Gilbert and George 

Episode Guide: No Surrender

Episode Guide: No Surrender

Posted: 4th May 2007

"All the hidden remarks - ‘the curiously besuited couple’, 'the tedious twosome’ - that’s all coded language for ‘I’d prefer not to have two poofs exhibiting in this gallery’."

Gilbert and George 

Tracks: Nice People

Tracks: Nice People

Posted: 3rd May 2007

Listen to tracks featured in Gilbert and George: No Surrender, including Flanagan and Allen's 'Nice People'.



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