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  • Perspectives

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    Transmission: Sun 03 May 2015

    Rick Wakeman – platinum-selling prog rock keyboardist and television Grumpy Old Man – thinks the critics are wrong. He believes that the Four Seasons was so far ahead of its time that it was actually the first ever concept album – and that Vivaldi was the world’s first rock superstar.

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    Transmission: Sun 26 Apr 2015

    Len Goodman is a man who has dedicated his life to dance, and in this film he is travelling across America to explore the extraordinary life, and the imaginative mind of his greatest hero, Fred Astaire.

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    Transmission: Sun 19 Apr 2015

    Ashley heads out to California to meet the people who Jackson worked with to create the best selling album of all time.

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    Sir Bruce Forsyth considers Sammy Davis Jr to be the greatest entertainer of all time.

  • Perspectives

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    Transmission: Sun 25 May 2014

    Sir Bruce Forsyth considers Sammy Davis Jr to be the greatest entertainer of all time.

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    Transmission: Sun 18 May 2014

    The bad boy of opera, Alfie Boe explores the art of Freddie Mercury; the outrageous genius, the ultimate front-man of Queen and superlative songwriter and singer.

  • Perspectives

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    Transmission: Sun 11 May 2014

    Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé made her admiration for the iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo perfectly clear four years ago, when she had a large tattoo of the artist’s face etched onto her forearm. 

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    Transmission: Sun 04 May 2014

    In this film, Will goes in search of Magritte the artist and Magritte the man, along the way peering through the window that famously appears in his work.

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    Transmission: Sun 27 Apr 2014

    Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp investigates the modern art world, 25 years since it was rocked on its heels by by the arrival of Hirst, Emin and the other Young British Artists. 

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    Transmission: Sun 05 May 2013

    Hugh Laurie makes a musical pilgrimage across America to delve into the story of the country’s blues music in this final documentary in the series. 

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