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Culloden - BBC4
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:43 pm
The Beeb are showing the 1964 B&W Culloden film on Monday 3rd July. Worth a watch.
9:30 pm The Making of Culloden
In 1964, Peter Watkins made a landmark film about the battle of Culloden, shot on Culloden Moor in the style of a modern war report. Kirsty Walk talks to those involved and debates the film's legacy.
10:05 pm Culloden
Peter Watkins' dramatic reconstruction of the 1746 battle of Culloden, one of the most mishandled and brutal battles ever fought in Britain
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 1:01 pm
Thank,John.....that's a must!
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 2:48 pm
Great I don't get BBC4
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 2:54 pm
I'll tell you all about it......................
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 3:00 pm
Tod, time to buy a digi box. You mean you have been missing all the great 18th century progs on freeview? Barry Lyndon etc
AGE OF GENIUS
Monday 12 June 2006 9pm-10pm
Andrew Marr looks at how a remarkable group of philosophers and scientists in 18th-century Edinburgh laid the foundations of the modern world.
Andrew Marr sets the scene
THE BATTLE THAT MADE BRITAIN
Tuesday 13 June 9pm-10pm
A fresh look at the legacy of the Battle of Culloden and an exploration of the mythologies surrounding Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Duke of Cumberland.
Culloden blow by blow
BEAU BRUMMELL: THIS CHARMING MAN
Monday 19 June 9pm-10.20pm
The wickedly handsome James Purefoy stars in this drama about the notorious dandy Beau Brummell. Friend to royalty and incorrigible heartbreaker, he was acclaimed for his stylish dress sense.
Beau Brummell gives some advice
BIRD IN THE AIR PUMP
Wednesday 21 June 9pm-10pm
Ben Woolley explores the public perception of science in the 18th century, as reflected in Joseph Wright of Derby's painting An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump.
Introducing Joseph Wright of Derby
THE BATTLE FOR BRITISH ART
Thursday 22 June 9pm-10pm
How artists including Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough transformed the way British art was perceived and created a climate in which the artistry was matched only by the back-stabbing.
How British art became truly great
GILBERT WHITE: THE NATURE MAN
Wednesday 28 June 9pm-10pm
Michael Wood tells the story of the country vicar whose book The Natural History of Selborne was an 18th-century bestseller, and had a huge influence on British attitudes towards nature.
Gilbert White's style
HANNAH GLASSE: THE FIRST
Thursday 29 June 9pm-9.30pm
Clarissa Dickson Wright presents a whirl through the eventful life and revolutionary recipes of Hannah Glasse.
Hannah Glasse's kitchen
THE HARLOTS HANDBOOK
Thursday 29 June 9.30pm-10pm
Harris's List of Covent Garden Ladies was a guide book of a sort that we would only expect to find on the internet today. Historian Hallie Rubenhold investigates a salacious publishing sensation.
A corrupt capital
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Saturday 1 July 9pm-22.10pm TBC
See Nicholas Hytner's acclaimed production of Mozart's opera, live from Glyndebourne. According to the Independent, 'Hytner's period production marries elegance, farce, and psychological acuity.'
PRINCES OF THE EAST END
Sunday 2 July 8pm-8.30pm TBC
During the 18th century the merchant class began to rival the aristocracy in the opulence of their houses and general standard of living. Dan Cruickshank examines the impact of this social change on architecture of the period.
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 3:59 pm
Got a digi box need a new arial
Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:35 pm
Oh Jeez when was Barry Lyndon on?
Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 4:59 pm
Louis wrote:Oh Jeez when was Barry Lyndon on?
BBC4 last Sunday.