A thoughtful and intimate portrait of self-confessed rock chick, Chrissie Hynde.
The rollercoaster story of a unique venue in north London as it celebrates 50 years.
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Documentary marking the year pop music and popular culture ripped up the rule book.
Documentary exploring the rich, global history of Shakespeare in the cinema.
Country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn looks back at her long, extraordinary life.
A new film made entirely from Arena's own archive, evoking the 24-hour daily cycle.
Profile of British film director Nicolas Roeg, examining his personal vision of cinema.
Charting literary, political and cultural history as per the New York Review of Books.
This Arena special examines the history of the National Theatre.
Documentary telling the story of the genesis of the satirical puppet show Spitting Image.
Two-part documentary looking at the history of the National Theatre.
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Examining the glamorous life and long career of pioneering photographer Norman Parkinson.
After years of telling the story of Christian art, Sister Wendy Beckett tells her own.
Film about female movie stars such as Garbo, Dietrich, Hayworth, Crawford and Monroe.
Arena presents the greatest Beatles story never told.
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How Amy Winehouse gave an acoustic performance in a church in the Irish village of Dingle.
A look at Jonathan Miller's life, with contributors including Oliver Sacks and Eric Idle.
An intimate glimpse into the troubled psyche of the great British author.
Newly-discovered film footage of tenor sax legend Sonny Rollins at Ronnie Scott's in 1974.
Documentary about the saxophonist Sonny Rollins, built around his 80th birthday concert.
An exploration of Charles Dickens's contribution to the history of film and television.
Martin Scorsese's portrait of the musician, philanthropist and filmmaker, George Harrison
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A rich and intimate portrait of celebrated record producer, Sir George Martin.
Arena enlists models Lily Cole and Lizzy Jagger to help Rolf Harris achieve an ambition.
Profile of the influential jazz pianist Dave Brubeck as he approaches his 90th birthday.
Documentary about Johnny Mercer, one of America's greatest songwriters.
Portrait of crooner Frank Sinatra from early family background to showbusiness success.
Britain's leading actors perform works by Harold Pinter at the National Theatre in London.
A profile of Brian Eno, former Roxy Music keyboardist and a pioneer in ambient music.
Arena brings an unprecedented insight into the mysterious life of TS Eliot.