investigation

FAKE OR FORTUNE?
A Double Whodunnit

FAKE OR FORTUNE? A Double Whodunnit

 

Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate two rare portraits of black British subjects from the 18th and 19th centuries. Painted with extraordinary skill and sophistication, both pieces of art are highly unusual in their positive depiction of black sitters at a time when Britain was still heavily engaged in slavery. But this is also an intriguing double whodunnit. Who are the artists who broke with the conventions of the time to paint these exceptional works?

 

 

 

FAKE OR FORTUNE?
Giacometti

FAKE OR FORTUNE Giacometti

 

Twentieth-century sculptures are hot property in the art market. Alberto Giacometti’s Pointing Man figure sold for $141m at auction in New York in 2015, making it the most expensive sculpture ever sold. Could a stark, white square of plaster that has been passed down through an English family with art world connections be one of Giacometti’s earliest and most daring works?

 

 

 

FRONTLINE
Sex Trafficking in America

FRONTLINE: Sex Trafficking in America

 

Exposing the hidden reality of sex trafficking, inside a police unit and a victim’s harrowing story. Filmed over three years, an up-close look at how victims are groomed and sold and innovative ways undercover police target traffickers and buyers.

 

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FRONTLINE
Trump’s Trade War

FRONTLINE: Trumps Trade War

 

The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the US and China, NPR and FRONTLINE investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

 

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FAKE OR FORTUNE?
Nicholson

 

In 2006 Lyn Fuss bought a still life Glass Jug with Pears on Plates by celebrated British artist William Nicholson. William may have been overshadowed by his more famous son Ben Nicholson, but William’s paintings are very collectable and fetch high prices. Lyn paid £165,000 for her Nicholson. Then in 2011 Lyn was told her picture wouldn’t appear in the official catalogue raisonne of Nicholson’s work. The implication is it’s a fake and, as such, is worth next to nothing. Could there have been a mistake? This is a very personal journey for Lyn since she bought the painting from the gallery of her deceased aunt, who was an authority on Nicholson and wrote the previous catalogue raisonne. The team tries to establish if this is a genuine Nicholson. Lyn not only wants to establish if she has lost the 165, 000 investment but also hopes it’s a chance to clear her aunt’s name.

 

FAKE OR FORTUNE? Nicholson

 

 

 

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 5

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 5

 

While Will struggles with a decision that will determine his future, the violent death of a young man becomes conclusive proof to Geordie that the country’s gone to the dogs.

 

 

 

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 4

 

When Will asks for Geordie’s help with a family matter, Geordie is surprised to discover where Will really grew up: a house filled with secrets and lies.

 

 

 

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 3

 

When a child from an isolated farming family is accused of murder, Will is the only one able to reach him, and it brings out unexpected sides of the young vicar, shocking Geordie.

 

 

 

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 2

 

When a professor dies at a cutting-edge computer laboratory, Geordie turns to Leonard for assistance. As they discover the messy love lives of the computer laboratory team, Cathy is tricked, Will returns and Mrs. C makes a shocking discovery.

 

 

 

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