ArtWorks Scotland Season 2007
S2007 E00Jun 7, 2007
Paolo Nutini Takes on America Jun 7, 2007 In 2006, Paisley-born singer/songwriter Paolo Nutini sold over a million copies of his first album, These Streets, and toured with Paul Weller and The Rolling Stones. Now he's off to the States. Over two months he'll visit 45 radio stations, 20 record stores and play 26 gigs and ArtWorks has exclusive, intimate access. Can Paolo succeed where Oasis and even Robbie Williams failed? Will Paolo crack America or will America break him?
S2007 E00Aug 27, 2007
Black Watch Aug 27, 2007 Based on interviews with soldiers who served in Iraq, this mix of words, music and song reveals what it means to be part of the legendary Scottish regiment, to go to war and make the journey home. The National Theatre of Scotland's award-winning production was filmed live in Dingwall and contains very strong language.
S2007 E00Aug 21, 2007
10 Things to Hate About the Edinburgh Festival Aug 21, 2007 Sanjeev Kohli dissects the most popular moans about the Edinburgh Festival: it's too big, too expensive, too arty and litters an otherwise beautiful city with wacky street performers. Surely Sanjeev can find something to like about the biggest arts festival in the world?
S2007 E00Aug 26, 2007
Black Watch: A Soldier's Story Aug 26, 2007 Series focusing on contemporary Scottish art. The inside story of the National Theatre of Scotland's hugely successful production Black Watch, with insight from the show's creators interwoven with the moving personal stories of soldiers who actually served in Iraq. As the play tours Scotland, events at home and abroad underline its relevance and increase its emotional impact.
S2007 E10Sep 2, 2007
Steven Campbell: The Caravan Club Sep 2, 2007 As a tribute to the painter Steven Campbell who died in August 2007, another chance to see this ArtWorks Scotland documentary first shown in 2002. After almost a decade of self-imposed exile from the art world, Campbell returned with an exhibition of new paintings called the Caravan Club at Edinburgh's Talbot Rice Gallery. This film tells the story of his rise to fame as one of the New Glasgow Boys and follows him in the weeks leading up to the exhibition's opening in August 2002.
S2007 E10Sep 7, 2007
How to Make a Scottish Movie... Starring Hallam Foe Sep 7, 2007 Gregory's Girl, Shallow Grave, Trainspotting... and now Hallam Foe. Starring Jamie Bell and filmed on location in Edinburgh, the new film from director David Mackenzie opened this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival to critical acclaim. But will it join the list of Scottish classics? And what is the recipe for cinematic success? With contributions from stars and film-makers including Martin Compston, Tilda Swinton, Ken Loach and Gillies
S2007 E10Sep 14, 2007
Edwyn Collins: Home Again Sep 14, 2007 Edwyn Collins, former lead singer of Orange Juice and a successful solo artist in his own right, suffered a brain haemorrhage in February 2005 and almost died. Miraculously he pulled through, despite contracting MRSA after undergoing a risky operation, but had to face a lengthy and arduous rehabilitation programme to learn how to walk, speak and play the guitar again. The programme follows him through therapy and back into the recording studio as he completes the solo album - Home Again - that he began before falling ill.Includes Edwyn's remarkable return to the stage, singing a selection of old and new songs at the BBC's Electric Proms.