Portrait Of A City

October 2016

Ep6 - Madrid

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Madrid - There is a magnificence to Madrid that any portrait painter would struggle to capture, although once seen this is a city that will never be forgotten. With ancient Arab influences and a stylish European culture, this city displays a truly eclectic mix of architecture that always compliments rather than clashes, and the result is forever perfectly balanced. Whether ancient castles, royal palaces or sweeping plazas, Madrid is guaranteed to surprise as much as it delights. (Final) (From t...

Ep5 - Vienna

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Vienna - A portrait of Vienna would never be complete without music, having inspired such tuneful greats as Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss to create the most memorable of melodic moments. From the beautiful Palaces where young Mozart precociously played his compositions for the crowned heads of Europe, to the lovely Vienna Woods that set Strauss to work getting the city and the world waltzing, a feast for the eyes as well as the ears, most definitely awaits. (From the UK) (Documentary) G CC

Ep4 - Moscow

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Moscow - To this day there is something mysterious and magical about the city of Moscow, so long hidden from the eyes of the western world behind the Iron curtain. Yet the glorious treasures of such landmarks as St Basil's Cathedral still remain, as beautiful as ever, providing a glittering highlight in the portrait of this fascinating city. Moscow may have a character shaped by conflict, but it has nonetheless been preserved with a style that truly is all its own. (From the UK) (Documentary) G...

Ep3 - Rome

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Rome - All roads might lead to Rome, where visitors experience a beautiful city as well as a civilisation, and when you've seen for yourself what draws them here, it's easy to understand their reluctance to ever take to the road again. To paint a complete portrait of Rome would take a lifetime to achieve, but where ancient Roman treasures like the Colosseum can be found so close to such visual delights as St Peter's Square and the Trevi Fountain, inspiration is never far away. (From the UK) (Do...
September 2016

Ep1 - Paris

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Paris - This enchanting new series takes viewers through the secrets of the past, delights of the present and hopes for the future in six of Europe’s most beautiful locations. Mention Paris and for most people, their immediate thoughts will be of romance. From moonlit walks along the River Seine to the iconic landmarks of the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and even the more recent addition of the glass pyramid at the Louvre, Paris truly is a city of light, shining brightly for all who come here....
November 2013

Ep2 - London

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London - There is no mistaking the Royal heritage of London, with its grand palaces and regal green parks, but the portrait of this amazing city reflects a great deal more than the progress of various Kings and Queens down through the ages. From medieval streets, Tudor timbered houses and Dickensian taverns to great modern landmarks like the London Eye, this is a city that is always inviting, forever revealing a different view of its remarkable character. (From the UK) G CC