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The Great Garden Revolution | Channel 4 21 May 8:15pm

The Great Garden Revolution | Channel 4 21 May 8:15pm
Series 2 Episode 1

The Great Garden Revolution is back with a new series! Spring is?here?and our doors are finally opening to fresh air, plants and possibilities. Horticulturist Errol Reuben Fernandes, designer Joel Bird and craftsman Bruce Kenneth are here to show us how to make the most of our outdoor spaces. Each week, the team create a different type of garden, transforming outdoor spaces around the country, from grow-your-own and sensory gardens to gardens for wildlife. With sustainability in mind, they aim to highlight a new approach to gardening, one that we can all get involved in, giving us practical hands-on advice of what to make, build and plant so that you can join the revolution from wherever you are, with whatever you have. In this episode, Errol, Joel and Bruce show us how to make sensory gardens that relax us and allow us to do things a bit differently, with plenty of tips and inspiring ideas on how to create your own. In Chichester, the team meet the Cattras – beginner gardeners looking for a space that can allow them to unwind after a stressful day. Joel creates a tea bed where everything can be used to create a perfect brew, Errol shows us how to turn an unloved gravel patch into a drought-loving paradise and Bruce adds a bespoke firepit that anyone can have a go at. By the time the team have finished, the Cattras’ garden will be totally transformed into something that engages our sight, hearing, smell and taste. Plus, BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James shows us how he has transformed his previously all-paved garden. Exec Prods: Fintan Maguire, Emily Hudd; Prod Co: Rumpus Media

May 21 @ 20:15
20:15 — 21:20 (1h 5′)

Channel 4

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Silent Witness | BBC One 23 May 2022

Silent Witness | BBC One 23 May 2022
Series 35 Episode 1

History

In Liverpool, following the launch of Sam Ryan’s new company, the Health Secretary is assassinated.

Sam summons the Lyell team with a plea to help investigate and Nikki finds herself unsure if she can trust Sam, who seems to know more than she’s revealing. Meanwhile, Jack and Nikki navigate their feelings for each other.

Starring Emilia Fox (Nikki Alexander), David Caves (Jack Hodgson), Genesis Lynea (Simone Tyler) Amanda Burton (Sam Ryan) Hugh Quarshie (Jomo Mashaba) David Leon (Oscar Harris) Matthew Gravelle (Tom Faulkner) Ian Puleston Davies (DSI Ronnie Boyle) Shireen Farkhoy (Martine Chalal) and Gina Bramhill (Fiona Mashaba).

May 23 @ 21:00
21:00 — 22:00 (1h)

BBC One

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Art That Made Us | BBC Two 26 May 2022

Art That Made Us | BBC Two 26 May 2022
Series 1 Episode 8

Brilliant Isles

The final episode of the series explores how the generation of artists who recorded the shocks of global war gave way in the 1950s and 1960s to an explosion of new voices from across the British Isles, reinventing the arts and creating a richer, more diverse culture.

Young artists rebelled against the old establishment, kicking against the confines of class, sex, nation and race. Actress Lesley Sharp performs passages from Shelagh Delaney’s breakthrough play A Taste Of Honey, which brought the ordinary lives and unheard voices of working-class women to a mainstream audience, while Chila Kumari Singh Burman explores the career of pop artist Pauline Boty.

As British pop culture seduced the world, other voices lamented for something they felt was being lost. Writer and comedian David Baddiel reflects on Philip Larkin’s elegy for the countryside, Going, Going; film director Amma Asante meets photographer Charlie Phillips, a photographic pioneer recording the fast changing community of 1960s Notting Hill, and we look at the impact of Hanif Kureishi’s novel about second generation immigrant life: The Buddha Of Suburbia.

The most striking art of the 1990s chipped away at easy stereotyping and mono
lithic identities. In Scotland, Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, rooted in raw Scots dialect and a brutal depiction of Edinburgh life, spoke for a world proudly distinct from its English neighbour, while the murals on and around the Belfast Peace Lines became loud spaces for declarations of distinct political allegiances.

With digital technology and installation art changing British culture, artist Liv Wynter explores the impact of Tracey Emin’s work and how it opened up attitudes to class and gender, while actor Michael Sheen remembers his ambitious 2011 production The Passion Of Port Talbot, a fusion of traditional mystery play and a 21st century social media event that could weld a community together. And poet Deanna Rodger reflects on how Stormzy and grime took Glastonbury by storm in 2019.

Art That Made Us (8 x 60’) was commissioned for BBC Arts and BBC Two by Emma Cahusac, BBC Arts Commissioning Editor. It is a ClearStory and Menace Production and is a co-production with The Open University. The Executive Producers are Russell Barnes, Denys Blakeway and Michael Jackson and the Series Producer is Melanie Fall.

May 26 @ 21:00
21:00 — 22:00 (1h)

BBC Two

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