National Treasures

Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures.

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20070808

Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures.

Germaine Greer champions the vast natural resource of the Thames Estuary while historian Tristram Hunt argues for Stonehenge, one of the world's great heritage sites.

20070815

Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures.

2/5. Dr Colin White, director of the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth, argues for the restoration of the Cutty Sark, while film director Terence Davies calls for a permanent home for the British Film Institute Archive that contains nearly a quarter of a million films and a vast part of our visual history.

20070822

Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures.

3/5. Jonathan Foyle of the World Monuments Fund calls for the urgent restoration of Canterbury Cathedral's ageing infrastructure. Style guru Stephen Bayley argues for Damien Hirst's diamond-encrusted skull, the most expensive work created by a living artist.

20070829

Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures.

4/5. This programme contrasts the worth of Nicholas Poussin's 17th-century religious paintings The Seven Sacraments with the redundant Chatterley Whitfield Colliery in Stoke-on-Trent. Should an art treasure be purchased for the nation or should an important link with our industrial past be restored?

20070905

Lawrence Pollard and guests consider the ways in which we value our culture.

5/5. Looking back over the series in which a variety of national treasures have been examined for both their practical and non-monetary value, the programme asks if politicians and funding agencies should adopt a new approach to culture.

0120070808

Germaine Greer champions the vast natural resource of the Thames Estuary while historian Tristram Hunt argues for Stonehenge, one of the world's great heritage sites.

0120070808

Germaine Greer champions the vast natural resource of the Thames Estuary while historian Tristram Hunt argues for Stonehenge, one of the world's great heritage sites.

0220070815

Dr Colin White, director of the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth, argues for the restoration of the Cutty Sark, while film director Terence Davies calls for a permanent home for the British Film Institute Archive that contains nearly a quarter of a million films and a vast part of our visual history.

0220070815

Dr Colin White, director of the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth, argues for the restoration of the Cutty Sark, while film director Terence Davies calls for a permanent home for the British Film Institute Archive that contains nearly a quarter of a million films and a vast part of our visual history.

0320070822

Jonathan Foyle of the World Monuments Fund calls for the urgent restoration of Canterbury Cathedral's ageing infrastructure.

Style guru Stephen Bayley argues for Damien Hirst's diamond-encrusted skull, the most expensive work created by a living artist.

0320070822

Jonathan Foyle of the World Monuments Fund calls for the urgent restoration of Canterbury Cathedral's ageing infrastructure.

Style guru Stephen Bayley argues for Damien Hirst's diamond-encrusted skull, the most expensive work created by a living artist.

0420070829

This programme contrasts the worth of Nicholas Poussin's 17th-century religious paintings The Seven Sacraments with the redundant Chatterley Whitfield Colliery in Stoke-on-Trent.

Should an art treasure be purchased for the nation or should an important link with our industrial past be restored?

0420070829

This programme contrasts the worth of Nicholas Poussin's 17th-century religious paintings The Seven Sacraments with the redundant Chatterley Whitfield Colliery in Stoke-on-Trent.

Should an art treasure be purchased for the nation or should an important link with our industrial past be restored?

05 LAST20070905

Looking back over the series in which a variety of national treasures have been examined for both their practical and non-monetary value, the programme asks if politicians and funding agencies should adopt a new approach to culture.

05 LAST20070905

Looking back over the series in which a variety of national treasures have been examined for both their practical and non-monetary value, the programme asks if politicians and funding agencies should adopt a new approach to culture.