In this fifth episode of the popular Hidden Killers strand, Dr Suzannah Lipscomb explores the time when British people embraced modern design for the first time after years of austerity and self-denial. The look and feel of the post-war 1950s home – a ‘modern’ world of moulded plywood furniture, fibreglass,…Continue Reading
In his brand new series for ITV1 Griff sets out to explore eight different kinds of quintessentially British terrain – from Highlands to Downs, Coasts to Borders, Lakes to Estuaries and Wolds to Moors.
BBC Four Hosted by Griff Rhys Jones, two teams of experts visit some of Britain’s most remarkable museums – the Imperial War Museum London, the Jewish Museum, The Burrell Collection, the Horniman, Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, The Royal Armouries Museum in…Continue Reading
Each week, Griff Rhys Jones will visit a different museum from around the UK with two teams of competing experts. From well-known historians to mathematicians, from art experts to scientists, the competitors will be familiar BBC Four faces, chosen for their specialism or skill relating to the museum which the…Continue Reading
In 1953 Dylan Thomas went to New York for the last time, his marriage a wreck, his drinking out of control. He was on his way to meet Stravinsky and to wallow in New York acclaim – but what was he escaping? How did such a triumph become a requiem?…Continue Reading
In a rare, in-depth documentary, HRH Prince Charles talks exclusively to Griff Rhys Jones about his passion for the built environment and personal involvement in the new Coed Darcy development in South-West Wales, where an entire village is being built from scratch. The Prince speaks frankly about his views on…Continue Reading