Paper Gardens

Leslie Forbes explores the links between artists and gardens.

Episodes

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01Restoring The Ghosts2000111320020513
20061009 (BBC7)
20070226 (BBC7)
20071224 (BBC7)
20080908 (BBC7)
20090302 (BBC7)
20090525 (BBC7)
20090526 (BBC7)
20100125 (BBC7)
20100126 (BBC7)
20100830 (BBC7)
20111009 (BBC7)
20111010 (BBC7)
20130120 (BBC7)
20141215 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes explores how gardens have inspired artists. Angelica Garnett returns to Charleston, the Bloomsbury Set's rural HQ.

Angelica Garnett returns to Charleston, the Bloomsbury Set's rural HQ.

Angelica Garnett at Charleston - the 'Bloomsbury Set' garden.

Angelica Garnett returns to the garden of her youth, Charleston.

Leslie Forbes explores the links between artists and gardens, as Angelica Garnett returns to the garden of her childhood.

Charleston inspired the Bloomsbury set, but can the garden match her memory?

Leslie Forbes explores how gardens have inspired artists.

Angelica Garnett returns to Charleston - the 'Bloomsbury Set' garden.

02A Photographer's Eye2000111420020514
20061010 (BBC7)
20070227 (BBC7)
20071225 (BBC7)
20080909 (BBC7)
20090303 (BBC7)
20090526 (BBC7)
20090527 (BBC7)
20100126 (BBC7)
20100127 (BBC7)
20100831 (BBC7)
20111016 (BBC7)
20111017 (BBC7)
20130127 (BBC7)
20141217 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes meets Don McCullin, who moved from war photography to fighting battles for the Somerset countryside.

How Don McCullin moved from war photography to fighting battles for the countryside.

Leslie Forbes explores the artists and gardens.

Press photographer Don McCullin reveals that angry skies give his soul peace.

Leslie Forbes talks to Don McCullin.

As a press photographer, Don has seen more than his fair share of horror.

Sitting in his beautiful Somerset garden, he reveals that it is angry skies that give his soul peace.

Don McCullin moved from war photography to fighting battles for the Somerset countryside.

03Cookham - The Holy Suburb Of Heaven2000111520020515
20061011 (BBC7)
20070228 (BBC7)
20071226 (BBC7)
20080910 (BBC7)
20090527 (BBC7)
20090528 (BBC7)
20100127 (BBC7)
20100128 (BBC7)
20100901 (BBC7)
20111023 (BBC7)
20111024 (BBC7)
20130203 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes peers behind the privet hedges in search of Stanley Spencer's personal Eden.

Leslie Forbes peers behind the Berkshire privet hedges in search of renowned artist Stanley Spencer's personal Eden.

Leslie Forbes peers behind the privet hedges in search of Stanley Spencer's Eden.

Leslie Forbes visits gardens in Cookham, which Stanley Spencer described as his `holy suburb of Heaven'.

Leslie Forbes peers behind the privet hedges seeking Stanley Spencer's Eden, Cookham.

Cookham: Leslie Forbes peers behind the privet hedges seeking Stanley Spencer's Eden, Cookham.

03The Holy Suburb - Cookham20071226 (BBC7)
20141218 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes peers behind the Berkshire privet hedges in search of renowned artist Stanley Spencer's personal Eden.

04The Plant Hunters2000111620020516
20061012 (BBC7)
20070301 (BBC7)
20071227 (BBC7)
20080911 (BBC7)
20090304 (BBC7)
20090528 (BBC7)
20090529 (BBC7)
20100128 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)
20100902 (BBC7)
20111030 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)
20130210 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes visits Kew Gardens to investigate plant hunters and botanical artists.

Leslie Forbes pays a visit to London's Kew Gardens to investigate the enthusiasm of plant hunters and botanical artists.

Leslie Forbes visits London's Kew Gardens to investigate plant hunters and botanical artists.

Leslie Forbes visits Kew to investigate plant hunters and botanical artists.

Why paint plants when you can take photos?

Leslie Forbes discovers that Plant Hunter's trophies are still being recorded in great detail by botanical artists.

Leslie Forbes discovers that the trophies of plant hunters are still being recorded in great and beautiful detail by botanical artists.

05 LASTGrass Artists - Subverting The Lawn2000111720020517
20061013 (BBC7)
20070302 (BBC7)
20071228 (BBC7)
20080912 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)
20100130 (BBC7)
20100903 (BBC7)
20111106 (BBC7)
20111107 (BBC7)
20130217 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' among 15th-century textiles.

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' amongst a museum's 15th-century textiles.

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who can, literally, make grass grow anywhere.

Their latest `tapestry' is destined for the Victoria and Albert Museum, and they are confident that even when the grass dies it will stay green.

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' amongst the 15th century woven ones at the V & A.

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' among the 15th century woven ones at the V&A.

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' amongst 15th century textiles