The Culture Show at the Edinburgh Festival - Part 1

Image for The Culture Show at the Edinburgh Festival - Part 1Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

The Culture Show, 2012/2013 Episode 7 of 32

Duration: 30 minutes

Sue Perkins presents the first of three Culture Show programmes from The Edinburgh Festival, featuring all the best in theatre, dance, literature, music and comedy from the Fringe, International, Art and Book Festivals. She meets Mark Thomas to discuss his new comedy show Bravo Figaro about his tempestuous relationship with his dad.

Clemency Burton-Hill gets in step with brilliant Brazilian movers and shakers the Deborah Colker Dance Company.

Harry Hill takes us on a tour of his art exhibition.

Alastair Sooke explores the world of Catherine the Great in a major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland with Miriam Margolyes.

Ahead of her concert with the LSO at the Edinburgh International Festival and her appearance at The Last Night of the Proms, Nicola Benedetti performs the Tango Por Una Cabeza by Gardel - best known as the tango from the film Scent of a Woman - especially for The Culture Show.

  • Sue Perkins will be guiding us through some of the Edinburgh Festival highlights this week.

    Sue Perkins will be guiding us through some of the Edinburgh Festival highlights this week.

  • 'They Had Everything': From 'My Hobby', Harry Hill's new exhibition at White Stuff, Edinburgh.

    'They Had Everything': From 'My Hobby', Harry Hill's new exhibition at White Stuff, Edinburgh.

  • 'Schofield': another of Hill's surreal paintings from his new exhibition at White Stuff, Edinburgh.

    'Schofield': another of Hill's surreal paintings from his new exhibition at White Stuff, Edinburgh.

Credits

Series Producer
Pauline Law
Series Editor
Janet Lee
Presenter
Sue Perkins
Presenter
Clemency Burton-Hill
Presenter
Alastair Sooke
Participant
Miriam Margolyes
Presenter
Phill Jupitus
Participant
Nicola Benedetti

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.