Tag: BBC 4

  • Gay Britannia to rule the airwaves as BBC announces a raft of LGBT programming

    The BBC have announced that they are to broadcast a season of programming to mark the 50 years since homosexuality was partially decriminalised in the UK. CREDIT: BBC Led by programming on BBC Two and Four, with other content across BBC radio and online, the Gay Britannia season will feature bold and provocative stories, celebrating […]

  • TV | Storyville – Queerama, BBC 4

    Storyville – Queerama Programme Length: 70 mins Broadcaster: BBC 4 Broadcast Date: TBC A BBC Storyville BFI archive film about a century of gay rights, desires and history with a soundtrack by John Grant and collaborators.

  • TV | Queers, BBC 4

    Queers Programme Length: 15 mins x8 Broadcaster: BBC 4 Broadcast Date: TBC Eight new and established writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act in Queers, a series of monologues curated by Mark Gatiss. Focussing chiefly on the gay male experience, the monologues begin in 1917 with ‘The Man on the Platform’ – the story […]

  • TV | Gluck, BBC 4

    Gluck Programme Length: 60 mins Broadcaster: BBC Four Broadcast Date: TBC British artist Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein) was a well-known painter of the 1930s who painted aristocrats, judges, socialites and flower arrangements. The British establishment, including the Royal Family, flocked to her shows. What is perhaps surprising for the time is that Gluck also dressed as a […]

  • TV | Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain, BBC 4

    Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain Programme Length: 60 mins x 2 Broadcaster: BBC 4 Broadcast Date: TBC In this unique series, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people from across the country have been digging out and sharing the mementoes and memorabilia that changed their lives over 50 years since the landmark […]