This Cultural Life

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 8 - Evelyn Glennie

4.0 5 x
The world's leading classical solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie talks to John Wilson about her career and picks out some of the key influences on her artistic path.

Series 1, Episode 7 - Kwame Kwei-Armah

3.0 33 x
Playwright and artistic director of London's Young Vic theatre Kwame Kwei-Armah shares some of the influences that have had a significant impact on his work.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Nicole Kidman

3.0 21 x
Oscar winner Nicole Kidman talks to John Wilson about the influence on her career of working with great film-makers, including Jane Campion, Baz Luhrmann and Stanley Kubrick.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Carlos Acosta

4.0 19 x
Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta talks to John Wilson about the key moments in his cultural life, from breakdancing in Havana to becoming principal dancer of the Royal Ballet.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Tracey Emin

4.0 10 x
In a deeply personal interview, artist Tracey Emin talks to John Wilson about the experiences that have shaped her life and career.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Mike Leigh

3.0 10 x
Film director Mike Leigh talks to John Wilson about the art and experiences that have shaped his own creative life.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Bernardine Evaristo

4.0 15 x
Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo talks to John Wilson about the formative experiences and cultural influences that have had a profound effect on her work.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Kenneth Branagh

4.0 58 x
Actor and film-maker Sir Kenneth Branagh talks to John Wilson about the key influences and inspirations that have shaped his own work.
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