Arena Season 1996
S1996 E00Jul 14, 1996
The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley Jul 14, 1996 From Corsica to Kashmir, from Quebec to Bosnia, violent separatist movements are fighting to form their own nation states. This edition of Arena explores the fabric of national identity, and follows four of the world's leading commentators on the subject - Eric Hobsbawm, Eqbal Ahmad, Desmond Tutu and Maxine Hong Kingston - as each embarks on a personal investigation into the different stories their nations told them.
S1996 E00Dec 22, 1996
Tony Bennett 's New York Dec 22, 1996 At 70 years of age, singer Tony Bennett has been dubbed the King of Cool by the MTV-watchinggeneration. Arena reveals the man behind the silky voice as Tony Bennett -civil rights activist, jazz enthusiast, painter and New Yorker -takes a tour around his native city and the world of American music with reporter Reggie Nadelson. Featuring politician Mario Cuomo , painter David Hockney , songwriter Eivis Costello and jazz musician Wynton Marsalis.
S1996 E00Jan 1, 1996
The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley Jan 1, 1996 A remarkable guided tour through the culinary world of Elvis Presley, in his later years famed as much for his appetite as for his music. The King's passion for food is recounted by close friends, relatives and personal cooks who share the recipes that kept their idol happy. From the squirrel and racoon dishes of his youth to the fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches that contributed to his demise.
S1996 E00Dec 24, 1996
Caesar's Writers Dec 24, 1996 Sid Caesar was one America's favourite TV stars in the fifties. His writing team, which include Mel Brooks , Carl Reiner and Neil Simon , was probably the first ever to be \ assembled in one room. The team recently reunited with Caesar before an audience in Los Angeles, and, here, Hollywood star Gene Wilder , who is currently playing Caesar in Laughter on the 23rd Floor in London's West End, introduces the hilarious meeting.