Arena Season 1989
S1989 E01Jan 6, 1989
Blackpool Jan 6, 1989 1989 documentary which takes a look at Europe's most successful holiday resort, famous for its Tower, illuminations, landladies and party political conferences. Includes interviews with Norman Tebbit, John Cole, Paul Theroux and Tony Benn.
S1989 E02Jan 13, 1989
Blackpool Jan 13, 1989 1989 documentary which takes a look at Europe's most successful holiday resort, famous for its Tower, illuminations, landladies and party political conferences. Includes interviews with Norman Tebbit, John Cole, Paul Theroux and Tony Benn.
S1989 E03Jan 27, 1989
The Tip of the Iceberg Jan 27, 1989 Documentary on the representation of the female breast in Arts and the Media. Looking at the ways in which the bosom is idealised and the means by which it is trivialised and denigrated. Women talk about how they react and cope with breast cancer 'the tip of the iceberg'.
S1989 E04Feb 3, 1989
Laurens Van Der Post And Albert Sample Feb 3, 1989 Two films by award-winning director Georg Troller, made for West German televisi on's arts programme PERSONENBESCHREIBUNG, profiling Sir Laurens Van Der Post and his work in drawing attention to the plight of Africa's threatened tribes; and on the Texan criminal Albert Sample.
S1989 E05Feb 10, 1989
New York - The Secret African City Feb 10, 1989 Report from New York, on the import of African gods, myths and rituals into the city by inhabitants of African descent.
S1989 E06Feb 17, 1989
Eugene Ionesco: The Joke's On Us Feb 17, 1989 Assessment of the life and work of the dramatist Eugene Ionesco.
S1989 E07Feb 24, 1989
John Cassavetes Feb 24, 1989 Tribute to actor and director John Cassavetes who died in February 1989. Friends, associates and fellow directors remember the man and his work.
S1989 E08Mar 3, 1989
John Cassavetes Mar 3, 1989 Tribute to actor and director John Cassavetes who died in February 1989. Friends, associates and fellow directors remember the man and his work.
S1989 E09Mar 17, 1989
The Old Brass Plate Rattle Test - The Englishman And His Jukebox Mar 17, 1989
S1989 E10Mar 19, 1989
Juke Box Jury Mar 19, 1989 Special edition of the programme to celebrate the centenary of the juke box.
S1989 E11Mar 31, 1989
Lubetkin Thoughts Of A Twentieth Century Anarchist Mar 31, 1989 Documentary on the life and work of architect Berthold Lubetkin.
S1989 E12Apr 7, 1989
Heavy Metal Apr 7, 1989 Documentary on heavy metal music, exploring its origins in the blues to the black country and beyond, including in concert clips and interviews with leading heavy metal bands.
S1989 E13Apr 21, 1989
The Other Graham Greene Apr 21, 1989 For some 25 years Graham Greene has found himself the victim of a bizarre masquerade. A man calling himself Graham Greene has opened hotels, courted high society in the south of France and was entertained by tea planters in India convincd he was the real Graham Greene.
S1989 E14Dec 27, 1989
25 X 5 The Continuing Adventures Of The Rolling Stones Dec 27, 1989 An Arena Special looking at the career, development and success of the band over the past 25 years, and including clips from the Stones' own archives and from the hitherto unseen GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL CIRCUS of 1969, made in answer to the Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour". It traces in detail the high and low points of the group over the years and their present continuing success.