ArtWorks Scotland Season 2010
S2010 E00Feb 20, 2010
When Alan Cumming Met Stanley Baxter Feb 20, 2010 In his first BBC TV appearance for almost a decade, legendary Glaswegian entertainer Stanley Baxter chats to Scotland's Broadway superstar Alan Cumming.
S2010 E00Mar 2, 2010
When Nicola Benedetti Met Aly Bain Mar 2, 2010 Rising star of the classical music world Nicola Benedetti meets respected folk musician Aly Bain in Edinburgh to talk about the subject closest to their heart - the violin.
S2010 E00Mar 9, 2010
When Shirley Manson Met Douglas Gordon Mar 9, 2010 Rock goddess Shirley Manson and Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon hang out in the taxidermy department of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to discuss images, ideas, influences and inspiration.
S2010 E00May 10, 2010
When Phil Cunningham Met Mark Knopfler May 10, 2010 Phil Cunningham and Mark Knopfler spend the day together and talk about their shared love for traditional music. Playing some of their favourite tunes, they talk about collaborating on Knopfler's latest album Get Lucky. Mark speaks about growing up in Scotland, Dire Straits and composing the soundtrack for Local Hero. Phil Cunningham looks back at his musical career in Silly Wizard and his partnership with Aly Bain.
S2010 E10Jun 3, 2010
The Glasgow Boys Jun 3, 2010 Muriel Gray tells the story of the Glasgow Boys, the group of late 19th century painters who put Glasgow on the art world map. Focusing mainly on just four of the Boys - John Lavery, James Guthrie, George Henry and EA Hornel - she examines their masterpieces in detail and charts their shifting friendships. Following in the Boys' footsteps, Muriel travels through Scotland and northern France to uncover the sources of their inspiration and show just how radical their paintings were.
S2010 E10Nov 22, 2010
The Madness of Peter Howson Nov 22, 2010 Peter Howson is one of the world's most collected living artists, his work hanging on the walls of galleries and museums and in the homes of rock stars and actors. In 2008 he received the biggest commission of his career - to paint the largest-ever crowd scene in the history of British art - but the commission is fraught with so much difficulty its completion is in jeopardy from day one. This film follows Peter over two difficult years, a journey that took him to the brink of bankruptcy, and also to the edge of his sanity.