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May 2020

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 7

4.0 21 x
In the final programme of this special series, Mary Beard examines the links between risk, culture and creativity. Featuring interviews with Lee Daniels, Don McCullin and Deborah Frances-White.

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 6

3.0 19 x
Mary Beard hosts interviews from her studio at home. Mary and guests discuss the long-term effects of Covid-19 on our culture. Featuring appearances from Emma Thompson and Greg Wise.

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 5

4.0 37 x
Mary Beard and guests discuss the vital role music is playing in people's lives during the pandemic. Why do people turn to music in times of crisis?

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 4

4.0 23 x
Mary Beard presents discusses the power of poetry in a time of pandemic, with Emilia Clarke, Lemn Sissay and David Olusoga. With special poetry performances from Dame Helen Mirren and Brian Bilston.
April 2020

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 3

4.0 47 x
Mary Beard and her guests consider the effects of Covid-19 on creativity and the world of literature and discuss how writing and drama chronicled the HIV-AIDS crisis of the 1980s.

Lockdown Culture with Mary Beard: Episode 2

3.0 17 x
With cultural institutions around the country closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mary Beard gets to grips with the latest technology as she hosts from her study at home.

Series 7: Episode 1

3.0 28 x
Mary Beard hosts cultural debates from her study. Featuring an exclusive puppet production based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, created in confinement by author Margaret Atwood and her sister.
February 2020

Series 6: Episode 6

4.0 6 x
Mary Beard and her panel of guests explore the links between crime and culture. Why is the detective novel such a big part of our literary and theatrical culture?

Series 6: Episode 5

3.0 12 x
As London Fashion Week opens, Mary Beard and her panel of guests discuss the art and ethics of the clothing industry.

Series 6: 4. Death and Culture

3.0 17 x
Mary Beard and her panel of guests discuss why we consume so much sensationalised death in movies, crime fiction and television drama, while we are reluctant to speak about real pain and loss.
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