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Friday, February 12 2016
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    • 17 mins ago
      Art of the PortraitSeason 1 Episode 6: Artists and Sitters

      Tim Marlow talks to artists Humphrey Ocean and Michael Landy about how their relationships with their sitters affect their portraits. Ocean reveals that poet Philip Larkin fell asleep during his sitting and he was too embarrassed to wake him up, deciding instead to paint the scene out of the window next to him, while Landy recalls the novel solution he found when chef Mark Hix nodded off in front of him. Both artists also speak about the difficulties they had portraying their wives and the tough task of painting people they dislike

    • in 13 mins
      Antiques HouseSeason 1 Episode 6: EPISODE: 6

      Two teams are challenged to hunt out items in the recreated period rooms of the Antiques House, including a suitcase full of clothes that once belonged to gangster Ronnie Kray, and a small bronze Arc de Triomphe dated 1880. Hosted by Josie Lawrence

    • 2:00am
      Objects of DesireSeason 1 Episode 6: The Charity Auction

      Mariella Frostrup presents as some of the most sought-after items featured on the programme go up for sale at a charity auction run by Simon de Pury of Phillips de Pury & Company. The lots include pieces by ceramic artist Edmund de Waal and jeweller Stephen Webster, as well as the prototype for Thomas Heatherwick's Spun Chair, a bag by Bill Amberg, one of Mark Knopfler's guitars and designer Lapo Elkann and furniture-maker Meritalia's Fiat 500 panorama sofa

    • 3:00am
      Joseph Calleja - A Night in Malta

      The Maltese tenor's 2013 open-air concert at the Granaries in Floriana, with guest appearances by Zucchero, Gianluca Bezzina, Rebecca Ferguson, Riccardo Cocciante and Tenisha

    • 5:00am
      Andre Rieu: Romantic Moments

      The violinist performs a concert in Majorca, playing romantic melodies including Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet, Plaisir d'Amour, Far from Home and Lied an den Mond

    • 6:00am
      Andre Rieu: Love Songs

      Dutch violinist André Rieu performs a selection of romantic melodies, including the Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet, Sereanata, Song to the Moon, Going Home, Ballade, Greensleeves, Love Theme from The Godfather and Stranger in Paradise

    • 8:00am
      AuctionSeason 2 Episode 9: EPISODE: 9

      Author and amateur auctioneer Jeffrey Archer sells the watch used to time Roger Bannister's four-minute mile, and Margaret Thatcher's famous black Asprey bag also goes up for sale

    • 8:30am
      AuctionSeason 2 Episode 10: EPISODE: 10

      George Stubbs' painting Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath is up for auction in London, and an emerald and diamond tiara goes on sale in Geneva with an estimate of $10million

    • 9:00am
      Placido Domingo Live at Loreley

      The Spanish tenor is joined by sopranos Angel Blue and Micaela Oeste in a 2013 concert at Loreley Open-Air Theatre in the German town of St Goarshausen

    • 11:00am
      Three Tenors: The Impossible Dream

      Behind the scenes with Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, revealing the build-up and rehearsals for their famous concert at the ancient Caracalla Baths in Rome on the eve of the 1990 football world cup final

    • 4:00pm
      Shine a Light

      Martin Scorsese's concert film capturing the Rolling Stones' 2006 performances in New York's Beacon Theatre. Along with the footage of the concerts, featuring special guests Jack White, Christina Aguilera and Buddy Guy, the film includes backstage interviews and archive material of the band throughout their history

    • 6:25pm
      Centre StageThe Stones in the Park

      The Rolling Stones' 1969 Hyde Park concert dedicated to the memory of the band's guitarist Brian Jones, who died two days previously. Part of Centre Stage Day

    • 7:25pm
      Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014

      The American rock band perform songs including Love in an Elevator, Cryin', Dude (Looks Like a Lady) and Walk This Way during their headline set at the Download Festival

    • 9:45pm
      The Story of the Jam: About the Young Idea

      Documentary about the band, who were at the forefront of the late-1970s punk-mod scene, tracing the group's history from formation in 1975 to its end in 1982. Featuring interviews with frontman Paul Weller, bassist Bruce Foxton and drummer Rick Buckler, as well as archive performances

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