Arts - Highlights

    1. BBC Four

      The Art of Japanese Life

      3/3 Home. The minimalist style exported around the world

      Dr James Fox explores the origins of this ubiquitous and influential aesthetic.

      60 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC Four

      Hokusai: Old Man Crazy to Paint

      Beyond The Great Wave

      The Japanese master behind one of the world’s most famous and significant paintings.

      60 Mins

      Available for 28 days

    1. BBC Two

      The Genius of Turner: Painting the Industrial Revolution

      Documentary exploring the influence of the Industrial Revolution on the art of JMW Turner.

      60 Mins

      Available for 21 days

    2. BBC Four

      Lucy Worsley's Reins of Power: The Art of Horse Dancing

      Lucy Worsley learns the art of horse ballet, leading up to a public performance.

      60 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    1. BBC One

      Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime

      Artists capture the Big Yin

      The national treasure discusses his remarkable life while sitting for three artists.

      60 Mins

      Available for 15 days

    2. BBC Four

      Andrew Marr on Churchill: Blood, Sweat and Oil Paint

      Andrew Marr discovers the story of Winston Churchill's passion for painting.

      60 Mins

      Available for 29 days

    1. BBC Four

      Handmade in Japan

      3/3 Mingei Pottery. A master of the ancient art at work

      A close-up look at Tomoo Hamada as he continues his family's great tradition in pottery.

      30 Mins

      Available for 27 days

    2. BBC One

      Visions of the Valleys

      Kim Howells celebrates 250 years of art in the Welsh Valleys.

      60 Mins

      Available for 29 days

    1. BBC Four

      Peter York's Hipster Handbook

      Peter York seeks to understand what he sees as the modern obsession with 'The Authentic'.

      60 Mins

      Available for 23 days

    2. BBC Four

      Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies

      2. Pop Goes the Soundtrack

      How composers embraced jazz, pop and rock to bring fresh energy to film scores.

      60 Mins

      Available for 29 days

    1. BBC Two

      Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution with Howard Goodall

      It was 50 years ago today... An in-depth look at the album that changed music history.

      59 Mins

      Available for 10 days

    2. BBC Four

      Play it Loud: The Story of the Marshall Amp

      The history of the iconic black box that has come to define the sound of rock.

      60 Mins

      Available for 24 days

    1. BBC Four

      Northern Soul: Living for the Weekend

      Film about one of the most exciting underground British club movements of the 1970s.

      60 Mins

      Available for 25 days

    2. BBC Two

      Texas with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

      Texas perform with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Barrowland in Glasgow.

      60 Mins

      Available for 17 days

    1. BBC Four

      Soup Cans & Superstars: How Pop Art Changed the World

      Alastair Sooke champions the subversive wit, radical energy and influence of pop art.

      90 Mins

      Available for 8 days

    2. BBC Four

      The Medici: Makers of Modern Art

      How the Medici family transformed Florence through sculpture, painting and architecture.

      60 Mins

      Available for 6 days

    1. BBC Four

      Secret Knowledge

      Nina Simone & Me with Laura Mvula

      Singer Laura Mvula visits New York to explore the Nina Simone songs that mean most to her.

      30 Mins

      Available for 19 days

    2. BBC Two

      Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

      A celebration of art

      A chance for emerging and established names to make a big splash in the art world.

      60 Mins

      Available for 17 days

    1. BBC Four

      The Art of Japanese Life

      2/3 Cities. The Japanese urban centres that redefined views

      James Fox explores how the artistic life of three cities shaped the country's attitudes.

      60 Mins

      Available for 20 days

    2. BBC Four

      Handmade in Japan

      2/3 Kimono. Tailoring this distinctly Japanese clothing

      On the island of Amami Oshima we follow the elaborate production of a Japanese kimono.

      30 Mins

      Available for 20 days