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The Genius of British Art

S1-E5 Modern Times

S1-E5 Modern Times

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Janet Street-Porter champions the contribution of contemporary art to modern Britain. The journalist and presenter revisits her teenage life in 1950s Britain and argues that art has been at the forefront of social and cultural change ever since, using works by artists including Gilbert & George, Patrick Heron, Peter Blake and David Hockney to support her case, as well as interviews with Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Janet Street-Porter
Contributor Damien Hirst
Contributor Tracey Emin
Contributor Grayson Perry
Director Ian Macmillan
Executive Producer Nick Kent
Producer Sarah Mortimer
Series Producer Nick Kent
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