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The winter kitchen

Warming chicken and barley soup

The nights are drawing in, and we’re not going out, so let India show you how to make delicious, comforting food in the whynow winter kitchen.

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Georgina Clapham

Old Masters meets the modern-day in Georgina Clapham’s evocative oil paintings.

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Gina Moffatt

Gina Moffatt

10 years ago, Gina Moffatt was in Holloway prison and couldn’t see a future for herself. Then a talk given by The Prince’s Trust became her turning point. She’s now the owner of a thriving floristry business and cafe, and says the Enterprise programme changed her life.

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Ray Burmiston

Photographer Ray Burmiston tells us why he’s been capturing celebrities with their eyes closed for years, and how he’s turned his collection into a new campaign for Mind.

Wake Up with Honour

Adébayo Bolaji

Painting has allowed Adébayo Bolaji to rediscover parts of himself he had forgotten. Adé reveals how he went from child actor, to city lawyer until finally becoming the artist he is today.

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Ben Clifford

Ben Clifford

Entrepreneur Ben Clifford’s turning point was buying his first surfboard. At the time he didn’t know it’d be the start of a beautiful business venture that helps people with learning difficulties and disabilities to embrace the waves and learn to surf.

Zandra Rhodes

Dame Zandra Rhodes burst onto the scene in the late 60s with her eye-catching textiles and flair for fashion. From pleated frocks for rock stars, to royal engagement gowns, the Princess of Punk looks back at the years 1967 - 1977.

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Lovenskate founder Stu Smith’s addiction to screen printing snowballed from a hobby in his shed to a fully decked-out studio in Hackney. Their boards are now sold around the world, but for Stu, it’s hanging out with his mates that means the most.

Edie Ashley

Edie Ashley

Fashion designer Edie Ashley’s fascinated by found materials and rescued fabric, and lockdown hasn’t slowed her down; she’s bursting with ideas and longing to be bored.

Daisy May Collingridge

Daisy May Collingridge

Daisy Collingridge reimagines the human form with elements of fantasy to create bulbous, yet endearing bodysuits. The artist introduces the whole squishy family and explains how, to her, naked is beautiful in all forms.

Gideon Summerfield

Gideon Summerfield

British artist, Gideon Summerfield preserves the legacy of World War 2 veterans and Holocaust survivors with his deeply personal portrait paintings.

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Arthur Timothy

Artist Arthur Timothy describes his paintings as ‘love letters’ to his family. Inspired by a trunk of old black and white photos, his life-size canvases invoke childhood memories.

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Paul White

Paul White knew he wanted to design record sleeves from the age of nine, and in 1986 he founded Me Company to do just that. In episode two of Design for Life, he takes us through his archive and examines the legacy of the Y2K aesthetic, 20 years on.

Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay

In 1984, 18-year-old Lemn Sissay left the care system. In the ten years that followed, he published his first book of poems, performed at the Hacienda and tracked down his birth mother in Gambia. He looks back at the decade when, he says, he entered the world as an artist.

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Duggie Fields

British artist, Duggie Fields took us to Brompton Cemetery to share his experience of coming of age in the swinging sixties, and how it shaped his unique creative style. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Duggie Fields.

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Ziad Kaki

Ziad Kaki

Ziad Kaki’s vibrant canvases depict enigmatic figures in intriguing compositions. In the latest episode of UpNext, the Saudi Arabian artist describes how moving to London unleashed his creativity and helped him develop his style.

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Somayeh Jafari

Somayeh Jafari

Photographer and director Somayeh Jafari draws on her Iranian heritage and its tradition of poetic documentary to create ‘painful beauty’ in all her work.

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Flipper

Sea turtles have been in our oceans for 100m years, but today, plastic pollution and ghost fishing nets are pushing them onto the endangered list. Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium offers injured turtles a second chance, nursing them back to health so they can return the water. But unless we clean up our seas, they won’t be safe.

Open House

Rebecca Gilpin

Rebecca Gilpin creates visual rhythms on canvas. In episode 9, she tells us how listening to music shaped her latest series, Magic Carpet ride; and why the sea plays an important role in her work.

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Koby Martin

Koby Martin’s arresting canvases are saturated with emotion. He paints his life experiences, confronting difficult subject matter head on, including leaving Ghana as a teenager and the death of his father.

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Feather

The majestic Martial Eagles, once a common sight in the savannahs of Southern Africa, are in decline. Will the trailblazing population, building their nests in the county’s power lines, be the salvation of the species or hasten their path towards extinction?

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Wilfrid Wood

Wilfrid Wood transforms well-known faces into playful, yet uncanny portraits. The artist invites us into his studio and explains why, to him, the human face is the most fascinating thing in the universe.

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Ice Cream - With India

Ice cream

You don’t even need an ice cream maker; this week India shows you how to make delicious and decadent burnt honey ice cream, and fruity, zesty ice lollies.

Open House

Tom White

Tom White’s colourful oils explore the vulnerability of the human condition. In episode 6 of Open House, he takes us through his artistic journey from pop culture to deeply personal self-portraits.


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Morning-after drinks

For anyone who’s had one too many, these are the drinks you need to get your day back on track.

Conscious cooking

Marinated Lamb Shawarma Flatbreads

Each fortnight, Caspar Giri cooks up delicious seasonal recipes with locally-sourced, sustainable ingredients. This week, he shows you how to make mouth watering marinated lamb shawarma flatbreads on the barbecue.

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Cocktails

Time to roll out your drinks trolley. This week, India shows you how to get your Mojitos just right and adds a new twist to an Aperol Spritz.

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Fur

Beautiful, fierce, powerful, and endangered. Across Africa, poaching and agriculture threaten the survival of big cats, but a new conservation model is giving them a chance to thrive.

Open House

Ian Bruce

Ian Bruce describes painting portraits as “somewhere between a haircut and a therapy session”. In episode 4 of Open House, he shows us how he’s adapted his intimate methods to lockdown, and finally found the time to launch his long-imagined animation project.

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