Arena

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Arena is a British television documentary series, made and broadcast by the BBC since 1 October 1975. Voted by TV executives in Broadcast magazine as one of the top 50 most influential programmes of all time, it has produced over six hundred episodes... read more

Arena is a British television documentary series, made and broadcast by the BBC since 1 October 1975. Voted by TV executives in Broadcast magazine as one of the top 50 most influential programmes of all time, it has produced over six hundred episodes directed by, among others, Frederick Baker, Jana Boková, Jonathan Demme, Nigel Finch, Mary Harron, Vikram Jayanti, Vivian Kubrick, Paul Lee, Adam Low, Bernard MacMahon, James Marsh, Leslie Megahey, Volker Schlondorff, Martin Scorsese, Julian Temple, Anthony Wall, Leslie Woodhead, and Alan Yentob.

Original Release

10/01/1975 on BBC

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Cast

B.B. King Himself - Guest
Spike Milligan Himself
Paul McCartney Himself
Bob Dylan Himself (archive footage)
Ian McKellen Himself
Jonathan Miller Himself
Charlotte Rampling Herself
Gavin Millar Himself - Presenter
Graham Stark Himself
Eric Sykes Himself
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Stanley and His Daughters Sunday, 04 February 2018
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Directors

Anthony Wall, Nigel Finch, Adam Low, David Thompson, Nigel Williams, Nicola Roberts, Kevin Loader, Helen Gallacher, Mary Dickinson, Francis Hanly, Peter Lydon, Charles Chabot, Alan Lewens, Martin Scorsese, Alan Yentob, Volker Schlöndorff, Philip Hoare, Ashtar Al Khirsan, Zimena Percival, Christopher Bruce, Andrew Wright, Fisher Dilke, Cathe Neukum, Nigel Williams, Leslie Woodhead, Robin Lough, Tristram Powell, Paul Tickell, Hart Perry, Richard Spence, Andrew Eaton, Vikram Jayanti, Randall Wright, Gavin Millar, Jonathan Miller, James Marsh, Ian Rickson, Laura Hastings-Smith, Mark Kidel, Ted Clisby, Maurice Linnane, Christopher Sykes, Nichola Bruce, Adrián Ortiz Maciel, Tom Cotter, Richard Leacock, Steve Bendelack, Pamela Brighton, Jennifer LeBeau, Diana Lashmore, Dudley Shaw Ashton, Michael Dibb, Martin Rosenbaum, David Buckton, Mike Sparrow, Rosemary Bowen-Jones, Bob Blagden, Gerry Pomeroy, Carol Bell, Margy Kinmonth, Mick Conefrey, Chris Mohr, Robin Lefevre, Gerald Scarfe, Dennis Marks, Chris Mohr, Tom Cotter, John Silver, Gianni Massironi, Jane Price, Judy Marle, Mary Dickenson, Michael Coulson, Emily Kennedy, Bernard MacMahon, Jana Bokova, Dick Fontaine, Julia Cave, John Byrne, Rick Gardner, Jane Bywaters, Rachel Maclean, Serena Kenyon

Writers

Anthony Haas, Philip Hoare, Jon Savage, John Read, George Orwell, Nicholas Shakespeare, Harold Pinter, Laurie Anderson, Gavin Millar, Michael Hastings, Jonathan Miller, Luis Buñuel, Keith Dewhurst, Paul Tickell, Charles Chabot, Nichola Bruce, David Thompson, William F. Cody, Adrian Wootton, Dudley Shaw Ashton, John Repsch, Duke Erikson, Piers Paul Read, Nigel Williams, Robert Crumb, Jo Lustig, William R. Brand, Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand, Michael Coulson, Bernard MacMahon, Allison McGourty, Elijah Wald, John Byrne, Reggie Nadelson, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Rachel Maclean, William Morgan

Creators

Duke Erikson, Anthony Haas, Bernard MacMahon, Allison McGourty

Cast

B.B. King Himself - Guest
Spike Milligan Himself
Paul McCartney Himself
Bob Dylan Himself (archive footage)
Ian McKellen Himself
Jonathan Miller Himself
Charlotte Rampling Herself
Gavin Millar Himself - Presenter
Graham Stark Himself
Eric Sykes Himself
Quentin Crisp Himself
David Lodge Himself
David Attenborough Himself
Bryan Forbes Himself
Terry Gilliam Himself - Interviewee
Clint Eastwood Himself
Albert Finney Himself
Peter Sellers Himself (archive footage)
Elvis Presley Himself (archive footage)
Jayne Mansfield Herself (archive footage)

Producers

Anthony Wall Executive Producer
Nigel Finch Executive Producer
David Cheshire Executive Producer
Alan Yentob Executive Producer
David Sabel Executive Producer
T Bone Burnett Executive Producer
Chris Blackwell Executive Producer
Robert Redford Executive Producer
Terry Shand Executive Producer
Geoff Kempin Executive Producer
Jonathan Clyde Executive Producer
Peter Adam Executive Producer
Jane Root Executive Producer
Jack White Executive Producer
Suzette Newman Executive Producer
Mick Csaky Executive Producer
Mary Dickenson Executive Producer
Philip Armstrong Dampier Executive Producer
David Harron Executive Producer
Mark Thomas Executive Producer
Jeff Jones Executive Producer
Adam Sharp Executive Producer
Jenny Waldman Executive Producer
Sud Basu Executive Producer
Anthony Wall Producer
Alan Yentob Producer
Nigel Finch Producer
Andrew Wright Producer
Martin Rosenbaum Producer
David Cheshire Producer
Peter Adam Producer
Leslie Megahey Producer
Mary Dickinson Producer
David Thompson Producer
Helen Gallacher Producer
Gavin Millar Producer
Jane Bywaters Producer
Rosemarie Tratt Producer
Adam Low Producer
James Marsh Producer
Charles Chabot Producer
Julian Jebb Producer
Jo Lustig Producer
Marianne Dicker Producer
Daniel Rosenthal Producer
Kate Rowles Producer
Robert McNab Producer
James Norton Producer
Dennis Marks Producer
Alastair Wilson Producer
Rosemary Bowen-Jones Producer
Adrian Wootton Producer
Francis Hanly Producer
Dennis Marks Producer
Mark Kidel Producer
Patrick Dickinson Producer
Howard Brookner Producer
Vikram Jayanti Producer
Randall Wright Producer
Paul McCartney Producer
Jonathan Miller Producer
Stephanie Bennett Producer
Julian Henriques Producer
Carolynne Sinclair Kidd Producer
Andrew Lee Producer
Laura Hastings-Smith Producer
Alan Lewens Producer
Christopher Sykes Producer
Nichola Bruce Producer
Humphrey Burton Producer
Adrián Ortiz Maciel Producer
Leslie Woodhead Producer
Bill Holderman Producer
Roger Graef Producer
Patricia Bischetti Producer
John Read Producer
Debbie Geller Producer
Jonathan Clyde Producer
Peter Newington Producer
Diana Lashmore Producer
Michael Dibb Producer
Adam Sweeting Producer
David Buckton Producer
Nicholas Ferrall Producer
Peter Worsley Producer
Duke Erikson Producer
Benjamin Phelps Producer
Lindsay Brown Producer
Ultan Guilfoyle Producer
Tina Moran Producer
Margaret Bodde Producer
John Wyver Producer
Andrew Lee Producer
Michael Rosenbaum Producer
Michael Jackson Producer
John Archer Producer
Fisher Dilke Producer
Philip King Producer
Keith Alexander Producer
Vanni Ocieppo Producer
Pamela Esterson Producer
Rosalind Bowlby Producer
Erica Banks Producer
Geoffrey Baines Producer
Yuka Akazawa Producer
Yasuhiro Kano Producer
Alexandra Knaust Producer
Tricia O'Leary Producer
Michael Coulson Producer
Paul Yates Producer
Emily Kennedy Producer
Bernard MacMahon Producer
Allison McGourty Producer
Diana Mansfield Producer
Nicola Roberts Producer
Rosy Rickett Producer
Adam Block Producer
Jack McLean Producer
Alan Gardner Producer
Michael Colgan Producer
Jill Evans Producer
Laura Murtagh Producer
Rachel Towell Producer
Angus Farquhar Producer
Stephanie Phelps Producer
Linda Zuck Producer

Editors

Guy Crossman, Colin Knijff, Emma Matthews, Sean Mackenzie, Roy Deverell, David Kitson, Bob Cassidy, Joanna Crickmay, Alan Lewens, Anthony Wall, Peter Adam, Joyce Gentle, Ardan Fisher, Malcolm McKenna, Anne Dummett, Isobel Goodrich, Dave Monk, Lynda Featherstone, Martin Cooper, Ben Morris, David Howell, Russell Crockett, Dan Gitlin, Chris Wyatt, Mark Day, Gerry Pomeroy, Christopher Swayne, Charles Chabot, Nigel Finch, John Hurt, Paul Marchand, Yves Deschamps, Don Fairservice, Maurice Linnane, John Needham, Scott Vickrey, Ian Farr, Jerry Chater, Allen Charlton, Robin Sales, Jinx Godfrey, Clare Douglas, David Martin, Helen Garrard, Howard Billingham, Dave King, Colin Knuff, Karl Steig, Brittonya Sanden, Michael Goldsmith, Paul Thirer, Guy Grossman, Bob Portway, Saul Biber, Trish Stephenson, Sue Eadon, Wayne Balmer, Fiona Gillespie, John Veal, Simon Battersby, Walter Stabb, John MacDonnell, Andrew Findlay, Paul Binns, Michael J. Palmer, Robert Hargreaves, Gillian McCarthy, Andy Crabb, Sarah Ellis, Steve Scales, Tina Hetherington, Dave Howell, Kate Rivers, Alexandra Mattholie, Julia Meadows, Ray Frawley, Rachel Maclean

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