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Sky Arts announces new series of The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show, one of the UK’s most loved and longest standing arts and culture programmes, returns on July 20th on Sky Arts, Freeview channel 11, and NOW with three brand new episodes. The South Bank Sky Arts Awards ceremony will return to The Savoy London on July 10th, followed by its on-screen Sky […]

June 14, 2022

Research: Kids benefit from 65min per day of arts

Millions of primary school aged children could benefit from having an average of 65 minutes dedicated to the arts every day – specifically 17 minutes dedicated to literature, 14 minutes to art, 12 minutes to music, 11 minutes to drama and 11 minutes to dancing. The figure, a Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for the arts, […]

June 8, 2022

Sky Arts announces new docs featuring Numan, Simone, Milligan and more

Sky Arts has announced a raft of documentaries uncovering brand new stories of artists past and present. One-off special The Numan Method coming this summer will chart the comeback of pop icon Gary Numan who appeared on stage at Wembley earlier this month after a 40-year hiatus. This will be followed by new series of […]

May 17, 2022

Liam Gallagher 48 hours at Rockfield on Sky, NOW

Sky is kicking off the summer festival season with a one-off special featuring interviews and performances from iconic rockstar Liam Gallagher. The new show, titled Liam Gallagher 48 hours at Rockfield, will give viewers unparalleled access to the former Oasis frontman, as he heads to Rockfield Studios in Wales with his sons – Lennon and […]

May 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky receives 10 noms for RTS Programme Awards 2022

Sky has received 10 nominations for the 2022 Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards, with nods for comedy, drama, arts, documentary and sports. The nominations are: Scripted Comedy Bloods. BAFTA-nominated Samson Kayo and Golden Globe-nominated Jane Horrocks star the Sky Original comedy series as paramedic partners in the South London ambulance service. When tough-acting loner […]

March 3, 2022

Pegg named commissioner for BBC Arts

Alistair Pegg has been announced as a new commissioning editor for BBC Arts working across the output. He joins from Blast! Films, where he was Director of Programmes. Whilst there, Pegg has developed and executive produced series and single films across arts, history, science, and observational documentary, including three series of Secrets of the Museum […]

February 21, 2022

Sky Arts, Prince Charles set out to reinvigorate heritage crafts in new series

Sky Arts is set to spotlight Britain’s rich heritage of traditional crafts with a new 7×60 series, The Prince’s Master Crafters: The Next Generation, airing later this year. Backed by The Prince’s Foundation, produced by Spun Gold TV and Motion Content Group and hosted by Jim Moir, the series will see a selection of top […]

February 10, 2022

Sky Arts orders Gods of the Game: A Football Opera

Sky Arts has commissioned a new opera about corruption in football which will coincide with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Sung in English across 90 minute, this celebration and condemnation of the world’s most popular sport will play to in-person audiences at Grange Park Opera, Surrey in October, airing on Sky Arts, NOW and […]

January 24, 2022

Laverne joins new Sky Arts series The Big Design Challenge

Sky Arts is set to spotlight Britain’s best design talent with new series The Big Design Challenge, airing next year. Hosted by DJ, author and presenter Lauren Laverne, this new skills-based reality format will see eight top creatives battle it out over five episodes to be crowned Britain’s next design superstar. Drawn from all corners […]

November 29, 2021

Sky announces return of Dating No Filter

Sky Original Dating No Filter sees some of the UK’s top comedians provide raw and unfiltered commentary on members of the public embarking on blind dates. The show will return for a second season in 2022 and Christmas special in 2021 on Sky Max and streaming service NOW. An exciting line-up of comedic pairings has […]

November 25, 2021