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Culture in Quarantine

   Bringing arts and culture into your home
   

Bitch

   A short documentary delving into the appropriation of words and the empowerment of reclamation

New Creatives

   
   

Pubs On Film

   Raising a glass to the boozer on the big screen

Inside Cinema

   
   

The Land and The Sea

   An audiovisual poetry film showing the creative scope of Sign Language Poetry

Now & Next

   

More from BBC Arts

   

Why is Casablanca so very quotable?

   “It has a life of its own”, said Ingrid Bergman

BBC ARTS

   
   

Can You Solve The Mystery Of The Boy In The Book?

   A life changing journey begins with a Choose Your Own Adventure book

BBC Arts

   
   

The Man Who Died Many Times

   Marking the 250th anniversary of the death of Thomas Chatterton, the romantic model for the suffering poet

BBC Arts

   

New Creatives

   

Blow Your Brains Out

   An isolated man sneezes so hard his brains come out

NEW CREATIVES

   
   

This Camera Is Broken

   An ageing director comes face to face with her younger self while shooting her final film

NEW CREATIVES

   
   

So Perfect It Frightens Me

   A young boy becomes mesmerised by something peculiar on the edge of town

New Creatives

   

Inside Cinema

   

Cinema Jerks

   What purpose does the suit-wearing, pompous jerk serve in the crowd pleasing popcorn flicks of Reagan era cinema?

Inside Cinema

   
   

The Dragon Lady

   Who are the Dragon Ladies of cinema and how has this stereotype been subverted?

BBC Arts

   
   

The Rashomon Effect

   What storytelling technique keeps cinema audiences guessing?

BBC Arts

   

BBC Proms 2020

   

Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason

   The superstar siblings perform their first Prom together

BBC PROMS

   
   

Exploring Beethoven’s Seventh

   The Aurora Orchestra perform Beethoven's Seventh Symphony - from memory!

BBC PROMS

   
   

Anoushka Shankar and Gold Panda

   The sitar virtuoso performs in an evening dedicated to her father Ravi

BBC PROMS

   

Made in Lockdown

   

The Soothing Presence of Strangers

   A meditation on loneliness, usefulness, and the place a bus route can have in our lives

CULTURE IN QUARANTINE

   
   

Home Carnival Queen

   A beautiful exploration of UK carnival culture, from the lens of black women

Culture In Quarantine

   
   

Where I Go (When I Can't Be Where I Am)

   A short film about love, isolation and living with chronic pain

Culture In Quarantine

   

   

Sounds of Silence

   Soumik Datta captures the thoughts of instrumentalists and singers during the global crisis

Culture in Quarantine

   
   

Sign Night

   Two deaf women separated by lockdown unite through sign language in poetic projection

Culture In Quarantine

   
   

A Birdsong Garden

   A mix of memoir, natural history, folklore, birdsong and soundscapes from Geoff Sample

Culture in Quarantine

   

Performance: Culture in Quarantine

   

Dracula

   The gothic legend is brought to life in a captivating blend of drama and dance

Northern Ballet

   
   

Here/Not Here

   Deaf hip hop music drama exploring sign language, dance, football and Visual Vernacular (VV)

Artemisia Films for BSLBT

   
   

Body Map

   Exploring community and connection through movement at this time of separation

Jasmin Vardimon

   

Get Creative at Home

   

Activities at Home

   Downloadable activities for all the family

Wakefield Museums and Castles

   
   

Antony Gormley

   An exclusive lockdown session led by the world-renowned artist from his home

BBC IPLAYER

   
   

Life Drawing Live!

   Watch our special class and take part at home

BBC ARTS

   

Galleries, museums & archives: Culture in Quarantine

   

Flow

   An exhibition exploring ideas and the need for creativity in uncertain times

Modern Art Oxford

   
   

Riddle 57

   Turning a 1000 year old riddle from the Exeter Book into an animated encounter

Double Elephant Print Workshop

   
   

@ablackhistoryofart

   Highlighting black artists and sitters overlooked in art history

ART UK

   

More Arts on BBC iPlayer

   

Africa Turns The Page: The Novels That Shaped A Continent

   David Olusoga explores the incredible story of the African novel

BBC Four

   
   

Opera Mums with Bryony Kimmings

   An operetta inspired by the lives of single mums

BBC FOUR

   
   

Soul America: Amazing Grace

   The emergence of soul music from the world of gospel, and the rise of Motown

BBC Four

   

More Arts on BBC Sounds

   

The Empty Cases

   Gary Younge explores the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on curation at British museums

BBC Radio 4

   
   

Sound of Cinema: Olympians

   In the absence of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Matthew Sweet offers film music inspiration

BBC Radio 3

   
   

Sketches: Stories of Art and People

   Tales of legacy, and of living on through art

BBC Radio 4

   

BBC Arts on social media

   

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More arts across the BBC

   

Arena

   The BBC's multi award-winning arts strand
   
   

Free Thinking

   The ideas shaping our lives today - with artists and thinkers in debates and interviews
   
   

Front Row

   Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
   
   

imagine...

   The arts series edited and presented by Alan Yentob
   
   

BBC Books

   All of the BBC's coverage of the written word in one place
   
   

Get Creative

   The UK's biggest celebration of creative participation
   
   

Inside Cinema

   Short films taking you to the heart of the movies
   
   

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