MARLOW MEETS: MICHAEL PALIN
For musicians, writers, directors and designers visual art is a passion and an enormous source of inspiration. In a series of 11 programmes Tim Marlow meets an individual artist in a gallery of their choice and finds out how certain pieces of art have inspired and motivated them. The result gives us a wonderful insight into the nature of creativity and a fascinating look at the life and career of each guest.
In this episode, Tim meets Michael Palin at the Tate Britain. Writer, actor, television presenter, comedian and legendary Python, Michael talks openly about his life through his chosen artworks. These include Turner’s Sunrise with a Boat between Headlands and Whistler’s Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Cremorne Lights.
“A fascinating series” – The Times
Running time: 23 mins
Originally Broadcast on Sky Arts and BBC World News