January 6, 1989 12:00 am
DOCUMENTARY. Film-maker Jana Bokova's personal portrait of the city and people of Barcelona. Features fashion designer Tony Miro, Tito who makes giant sculptures out of human hair, Carmen de Roca Sastre, performance artist Albert Vidal, futuristic designer Louis Fortes, transvestites Emmy and Liberty, gallery owner Fernando Amat, and the architectural works...
January 13, 1989 12:00 am
1989 documentary which takes a look at Europe's most successful holiday resort, famous for its Tower, illuminations, landladies and party political conferences. Includes interviews with Norman Tebbit, John Cole, Paul Theroux and Tony Benn.
January 27, 1989 12:00 am
Documentary on the representation of the female breast in Arts and the Media. Looking at the ways in which the bosom is idealised and the means by which it is trivialised and denigrated. Women talk about how they react and cope with breast cancer 'the tip of the iceberg'.
February 3, 1989 12:00 am
Two films by award-winning director Georg Troller, made for West German televisi on's arts programme PERSONENBESCHREIBUNG, profiling Sir Laurens Van Der Post and his work in drawing attention to the plight of Africa's threatened tribes; and on the Texan criminal Albert Sample.
February 10, 1989 12:00 am
Report from New York, on the import of African gods, myths and rituals into the city by inhabitants of African descent.
February 17, 1989 12:00 am
Assessment of the life and work of the dramatist Eugene Ionesco.
February 24, 1989 12:00 am
Tribute to actor and director John Cassavetes who died in February 1989. Friends, associates and fellow directors remember the man and his work.
March 3, 1989 12:00 am
Documentary on country musician Vernon Oxford who has devoted his life to Jesus and uses his music to bring people to the Lord.
March 17, 1989 12:00 am
March 19, 1989 12:00 am
Special edition of the programme to celebrate the centenary of the juke box.
March 31, 1989 12:00 am
Documentary on the life and work of architect Berthold Lubetkin.
April 7, 1989 12:00 am
Documentary on heavy metal music, exploring its origins in the blues to the blac k country and beyond, including in concert clips and interviews with leading hea vy metal bands.
April 21, 1989 12:00 am
For some 25 years Graham Greene has found himself the victim of a bizarre masquerade. A man calling himself Graham Greene has opened hotels, courted high society in the south of France and was entertained by tea planters in India convincd he was the real Graham Greene. But is 'the other' Greene a decoy invented by the secretive Greene to confuse and deceive his chosen biographer Norman Sherry?
December 27, 1989 12:00 am
An Arena Special looking at the career, development and success of the band over the past 25 years, and including clips from the Stones' own archives and from the hitherto unseen GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL CIRCUS of 1969, made in answer to the Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour". It traces in detail the high and low points of the group over the years and their present continuing success.