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Talking Pictures(TV show/series, 2013-)

NR
| 45min per episode | Genre: Documentary

Documentation in 4 seasons with 81 episodes

Talking PicturesRating: 2.0/5 (with 2 votes)
Talking Pictures is an occasional BBC Two television series which examines the lives and careers of well-known actors, as well as exploring various cinematic themes and genres. Episodes largely comprise interview clips from the BBC archives and vary in length between 30 and 60 minutes. With just two exceptions, the first 66 episodes were narrated by actress Sylvia Syms (2013–2019), following which the role was taken over by Celia Imrie (2020 onwards). Only one film, On the Waterfront, has been the subject of an episode in its own right. Episode 64 is notable in that it did not cover an aspect of the film-making industry itself, but rather was a look back at the career of film critic and longtime presenter of the BBC Film... programme, Barry Norman, who had died earlier in 2017. ()
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About Talking Pictures

A look back at television appearances by legends of the silver screen, using archive footage to tell the story of their lives and careers.

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Talking Pictures Seasons and Episodes

09/04/2021Series 4 - 3 episodes
A look back at television appearances by legends of the silver screen, using archive footage to tell the story of their lives and careers.
#1 | 09/04/2021Film's Family Favourites
Join Celia Imrie as we go bobbing along through the beautiful, briny BBC archives for a look at the enduring movie classics that have earned the status of family favourites.
#2 | 04/02/2022Perfect Partners
A look back at some of cinema’s best-loved partnerships, from Fred and Ginger, Doris Day and Rock Hudson, to Newman and Redford, and even Nick Frost and Simon Pegg.
#3 | 05/07/2022Meryl Streep
A celebration of Meryl Streep, perhaps the greatest actress of modern times, using decades’ worth of interviews and appearances on the BBC to tell the story of her life and incredible career.
09/15/2019Series 3 - 9 episodes
02/07/2015Series 2 - 35 episodes
01/05/2013Series 1 - 34 episodes

Additional Information

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Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 1 language: English (EN)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 01/05/2013
Latest episode released on: 05/07/2022
Keywords: actress

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:28459, Added: 08/26/2018, Last updated: 07/02/2024