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Oscar winning directors Sian Heder and Barry Jenkins join Nikki Bedi on stage in LA
The Arts Hour On Tour stops off in Seattle for the second of three USA shows
Actress and writer Laiona Michelle takes Nikki Bedi on a personal tour of New York.
The Arts Hour On Tour goes to New York for the first of three shows recorded in the USA.
Nikki is joined by Selma Uamusse for a personal tour of Lisbon
Take a virtual visit to Sydney, Australia, with music, comedy and leading artists
Live music, comedy, leading artists and a live audience on The Arts Hour tour in Portugal
The Arts Hour takes a virtual visit to Stockholm with music, comedy and a live audience
We celebrate Italian performance artists who have risen to the challenges of Covid-19
Nikki is joined by award winning writer Vanessa Garcia
The Cuban diaspora in Miami
Nikki Bedi is on stage in Brazil's largest city with performers and creative talents
Nikki is joined by film director Felipe Braga
Top artists perform live and debate the hottest issues in Sarajevo right now.
Nikki is joined by artist Smirna Kulenovic for a personal journey across Sarajevo.
Nikki is joined by singer songwriter Cina Soul for a personal journey across the city
Top Ghanaian artists perform live and debate the hottest issues in Accra right now
Nikki Bedi explores Tbilisi's vibrant, young cultural scene
Top country music artists perform and debate the issues in country music right now
Warsaw’s top artists reveal new cultural identities emerging in a deeply divided Poland
We explore the impact that Brexit may have on the arts in London, the UK's capital
What is the role for artists in Bogota if the Peace Agreement has ended the conflict?
Nikki Bedi is on stage with top performers and creative talents from Milan
What has changed for artists and performers in Tunisia since the revolution of 2011?
Exploring Johannesburg's creative boom on stage at the iconic Market Theatre
Brussels artists reveal how the city's immigrant communities inspire their creativity
Nikki Bedi is in Montreal, Canada, in the middle of the city’s summer festival season
Leonard Cohen's favourite cafe in Montreal and a 30 km long underground city.
Nikki is joined by the international bestselling author of The Dinner, Herman Koch
Nikki is joined by DJ, broadcaster and former girl band member Éva Cléven
Nikki is joined by hip hop artist Abra
Nikki Bedi is on stage with top performers and creative talents from Manila
Joining Nikki to play live on stage is Blues pioneer Fantastic Negrito
Dave Eggers talks to Chloe Veltman about tech giants, immigration and the age of Trump
Nikki is joined by musician Caroline Gould
Nikki Bedi is joined on stage by star guests and the best performers in the city
Nikki Bedi is joined by poet Yordanos Wolde
Composer Martin Sørensen, from Den Sorte Skole, shares his cultural gems of Copenhagen
Joining Nikki in the studio is film actress, Bhumi Pednekar
Indian comedian Anuvab Pal takes Nikki Bedi on a cultural tour of Mumbai
Joining Nikki Bedi in the studio are legendary Mexican band, Los de Abajo
Filmmaker Martha Sosa leads us through Bond locations and scenes of the recent earthquake
Comedian Igor Meerson guides us through the Russian city's cultural sights
With music from Jenia Lubich and DJ Collective Oligarkh
With live music from Kathryn Joseph and Model Aeroplanes.
Novelist Jenni Fagan guides us through the Scottish city’s cultural secrets
With music from electronic duo Love X Stereo
With music from Daughters of Reykjavik and Mammut.
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Ceci Bastida takes Nikki Bedi on a personal tour of LA
How the co-op indie game It Takes Two is bringing couples together