Favourite arts programmes

by oldpottery | created - 06 Dec 2018 | updated - 06 Dec 2018 | Public

Architecture, art, history

1. Wendy Beckett

Self | Sister Wendy's Story of Painting

Wendy Beckett was born on February 25, 1930 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Wendy Mary Beckett. She was a writer, known for Sister Wendy's Story of Painting (1999), Songs of Praise (1961) and Arena (1975). She died on December 26, 2018 in Quidenham, Norfolk, England.

2. Andrew Graham-Dixon

Writer | The Art of France

Andrew Graham-Dixon was born on December 26, 1960 as Andrew Michael Graham Dixon. He is known for his work on The Art of France (2017), A History of British Art (1996) and I Never Tell Anybody Anything: The Life and Art of Edward Burra (2011). He has been married to Sabine Marie Pascale Tilly since...

3. Kenneth Clark

Writer | Civilisation

Kenneth Clark was born on July 13, 1903 in London, England as Kenneth Mackenzie Clark. He was a writer, known for Civilisation (1969), Carved in Ivory (1976) and The Lively Arts (1976). He was married to Nolwen de Janzé and Elizabeth Macgregor Martin. He died on May 21, 1983 in Hythe, Kent, England.

4. Simon Schama

Writer | A History of Britain

Simon Schama was born on February 13, 1945 in London, England as Simon Michael Schama. He is a writer and actor, known for A History of Britain (2000), Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006) and The American Future: A History (2008). He is married to Virginia E. Papaioannou. They have one child.

5. Bettany Hughes

Producer | Warrior Women with Lupita Nyong'o

Bettany Hughes was born in 1968 in Oxford, England. She is known for her work on Warrior Women with Lupita Nyong'o (2019), The Spartans (2004) and The Bible: A History (2010). She is married to Adrian Evans. They have two children.

6. Waldemar Januzczak

Producer | Die Macht der Bilder: Leni Riefenstahl

Waldemar Januzczak was born on January 12, 1954 in the UK. He is a director and writer, known for The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993), Handmade in Bolton (2019) and Discovery Atlas (2006).

7. Richard Taylor

Special_effects | King Kong

Richard Taylor is known for his work on King Kong (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

8. Mary Beard

Actress | W1A

Mary Beard was born on January 1, 1955 in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England as Winifred Mary Beard. She is a writer and actress, known for W1A (2014), Meet the Romans with Mary Beard (2012) and Civilisations (2018).

9. Michael Portillo

Self | Great American Railroad Journeys

Michael Portillo was born on May 26, 1953 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England as Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo. He is a writer, known for Great American Railroad Journeys (2016), Railways of the Great War (2014) and Portillo: The Trouble with the Tories (2019). He has been married to Carolyn Claire ...

10. Prince Harry

Producer | Untitled Oprah Winfrey/Apple TV+ Project

Prince Harry was born on September 15, 1984 in Paddington, London, England as Henry Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor. He is known for his work on Untitled Oprah Winfrey/Apple TV+ Project, Trooping the Colour (1939) and Stroop: Journey into the Rhino Horn War (2018). He has been married to ...

11. Prince Charles

Actor | Coronation Street

Prince Charles was born November 14, 1948. His first military services appointment was in 1969. His favorite food is scrambled eggs and he likes to drink whiskey. He enjoys going to Scotland, UK; Klosters, Switzerland; and the Eleuthra in the Caribbean. He enjoys hunting, shooting, fishing, polo, ...

12. Prince William

Actor | The Tunnel Awards Films

Prince William Arthur Philip Louis was born on June 21, 1982 to Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Prince and Princess of Wales. At his birth he became and is still second in line to the throne of the United Kingdom, after his father. His early life was spent living in London in Kensington Palace. ...

13. Neil MacGregor

Actor | Closet

Neil MacGregor is an actor, known for Closet (2014).

14. Simon Sebag Montefiore

Writer | Young Stalin

Simon Sebag Montefiore was born in 1965 in England. He is a writer and producer, known for Young Stalin, The Royal Rabbits of London and Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City (2011).

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