Extraordinary Portraits

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 6

3.0 16 x
Portrait artist Caroline Pool paints Alec Burrough, an 88-year-old dairy farmer from Devon who refuses to slow down.

Series 1, Episode 5

3.0 1 x
Thomas Croft, the artist behind Portraits for NHS Heroes, meets Mark, a former Royal Marine who survived an explosion during a foot patrol in Afghanistan in 2007.

Series 1, Episode 4

4.0 19 x
Kelvin Okafor, a hyperreal artist who specialises in pencil portraits, meets and draws Catrin Pugh, a survivor of a bus crash that left her with burns across 96 per cent of her body.

Series 1, Episode 3

4.5 18 x
Street artist Dale Grimshaw gets to know Patrick, who was famously photographed carrying an injured English Defence League member to safety during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in 2020.

Series 1, Episode 2

3.0 27 x
Photographer Christy Lee Rogers meets Cee Cee, a model with albinism, and helps her work through her struggles with self-belief by taking her on a breathtaking underwater photoshoot.

Series 1, Episode 1

4.0 27 x
Artist Roxana Halls paints twin sisters who survived a crocodile attack in Mexico. In the process, we learn how their attitudes towards body image and family have been affected by the event.