Arena (1975)

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Arena is a British television documentary series, made and broadcast by the BBC. Voted by leading TV executives in Broadcast as one of the top 50 most influential programmes of all time, it has run since 1 October 1975 with over five hundred episodes made, directed by the likes of Martin Scorsese, Alan Yentob, Roly Keating, Frederick Baker, Volker Schlondorff and Vikram Jayanti. Arena's subjects are a roll-call of the world's best known cultural figures from the 20th and 21st centuries, from singers Bob Dylan and Amy Winehouse to academics Edward Said and Eric Hobsbawm, from writers Jean Genet and V S Naipaul to artists Francis Bacon and Louise Bourgeois. The current series editor is Anthony Wall.

Series Cast

  1. Peter Blake

    Self

    1 Episode

  2. Paul Yates

    Self

    1 Episode

  3. Kendo Nagasaki

    Self

    1 Episode

  4. Sister Wendy Beckett as Herself

    Sister Wendy Beckett

    Herself

    1 Episode

  5. Kenneth Anger as Self

    Kenneth Anger

    Self

    1 Episode

  6. Jayne Mansfield as Self (archive footage)

    Jayne Mansfield

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  7. Gloria Swanson as Self (archive footage)

    Gloria Swanson

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  8. Tom Mix as Self (archive footage)

    Tom Mix

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  9. Gig Young as Self (archive footage)

    Gig Young

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 2022

2022 • 1 Episode

Season 2022 of Arena premiered on February 13, 2022.

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

(2022x1, February 13, 2022) Season Finale

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Status Returning Series

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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