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  • Sky Arts
  • 60 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary

The South Bank Show is a television arts magazine show, made by London Weekend Television. Presented by Melvyn Bragg, it was broadcast on ITV from 1978 until 2010 when it was cancelled and has since been revived by Sky Arts in 2012. Seen in over 60 countries worldwide including Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Sweden and the USA, its stated aim is to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.

13 episodes

27x01 Germaine Greer

  • Season Premiere

    no air date — 60 mins

27x05 Jamie Cullum

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27x07 John Lennon's Jukebox

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Original Air Date—14 March 2004 In the mid-1960s, John Lennon bought a portable jukebox and stocked it with 40 of his favorite 45-rpm records. This documentary showcases those songs and uses them to explore Lennon's musical tastes and influences. Featured are interviews with many of the artists whose songs were in Lennon's jukebox.

27x12 Othello

  • no air date — 60 mins

27x13 Ian McKellen

  • no air date — 60 mins