ArtWorks Scotland


Spinning a Yarn: The Dubious History of Scottish Tartan

3.0 2 x
The story of tartan. Taking in the Englishmen who forged a guide to clan tartans, Walter Scott's tartan pageant of 1822 and the 21st-century Scottish Register of Tartans.
Episodes 2017

January 4, 2017

Expired 4.0 6 x
William Burrell made a fortune out of shipping and spent it on art. Over his long life, he assembled one of the most remarkable private collections of paintings, sculptures, tapestries, ceramics and stained glass in the world and in 1944 he donated it all - over 9,000 objects - to the city of Glasgow. The Burrell Collectio...
Episodes 2014

Jack Bruce: The Man Behind the Bass

Expired 3.0 14 x
The late Jack Bruce fronted the 1960s supergroup Cream alongside Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker and has played with everyone from Marvin Gaye to Jimi Hendrix and from Lulu to Lou Reed. ArtWorks Scotland tells the story of his life, from childhood in Scotland to global superstardom, through some of Jack's favourite songs and...

Peter Darrell: Scotland's Dance Pioneer

3.0 10 x
A film about Peter Darrell, choreographer and first artistic director of Scottish Ballet.
Episodes 2013

The Man Who Collected the World: William Burrell

3.0 13 x
Kirsty Wark tells the story of the self-effacing collector William Burrell.

Andy Stewart - The Man Behind the Kilt

3.0 14 x
A profile of Andy Stewart, one of Scotland's most successful entertainers.
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