Joan Bakewell is on the panel for this week’s Have I Got News For You, Friday 26th at 9pm, BBC One.
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Huge congratulations to Joan Bakewell who is to be honoured with the BAFTA Television Fellowship in recognition of more than 50 years spent working in the TV industry. She is set to receive the award at the BAFTA Television Awards 2019 on Sunday 12th May.
Joan Bakewell explores classical music between 1953 and 1971, including the first broadcast of the Last Night Of The Proms and Britten's controversial War Requiem on Our Classical Century on Sunday 7th April at 9pm on BBC Four.
Commencing from Monday 25th March, in a four-part special, Joan Bakewell presents Art 50: Sound of Britain, exploring cultural responses to Brexit and national identity through 50 art commissions. Follow the journey on Sky Arts, Monday to Thursday from 9pm.
Joan Bakewell presents a new series of Portrait Artist of the Year. Now in its fifth series, the show sees contestants showing off their skills with a paintbrush through a series of challenges – with amateur and professional painters among them. Tune in on Tuesday 12th February from 8pm on Sky Arts.
Joan Bakewell examines the options available when you cannot afford a funeral, and looks at ways to keep the costs down for a send-off for a friend or relative, or even yourself. Tune into We Need to Talk About Death on Wednesday 16th January at 8pm on BBC Radio 4.