Arena

2020

The Changin’ Times of Ike White

4.0 6 x
In 1974, Ike White recorded an album while serving life for murder. The album became his ticket to freedom. But, just as he was on the cusp of stardom, Ike disappeared.
1:30:00

March 18, 2016

3.0 3 x
With contributions from her family and fellow musicians, now in her early eighties and still going strong, country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn looks back at her life.

June 10, 2017

4.0 2 x
Today's music superstars use a lovingly reassembled old machine to record in the same way that their early predecessors did - with no edits, no overdubs and no retakes.
Episodes 2019

Jonathan Miller

4.0 10 x
Documentary exploring the life of Sir Jonathan Miller CBE, theatre and opera director, humorist and television presenter. With contributors including Kevin Spacey and Eric Idle.

Everything Is Connected - George Eliot's Life

3.3 41 x
Contemporary artist Gillian Wearing celebrates the legacy of Victorian novelist George Eliot in an experimental film made up of a diverse cast of people.

A British Guide to the End of the World

3.0 18 x
Haunting film about Britain and the nuclear age, from the first bomb tests to our potentially futile preparations for attack during the Cold War.

Bergman: A Year in the Life

3.0 8 x
Documentary that exposes a darker, less well-known side of film director Ingmar Bergman, focusing on the landmark year of 1957, which saw Bergman direct two films and four plays.

Kusama: Infinity

3.0 15 x
Documentary profiling Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama whose work, including her much-visited Infinity Mirror Room installations, defies classification.

September 19, 2018

4.0 8 x
Author and whale-watcher Philip Hoare takes us into the world of baleen whales, the largest animals ever to have lived and the order including blue, fin and humpback whales.

February 4, 2018

4.0 3 x
Exploring the relationship of artist Stanley Spencer's daughters, Unity and Shirin, as they try to understand and reclaim their father and investigate their family's archaeology.
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