Television Appearances

Art on the BBC

Turner – Light and Landscape

on BBC4 24th January 2022

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Art on the BBC


on BBC4 6th Feb 2020


Other Appearances

BBC Radio 4 on 21st December 2021, a Moving Pictures discussion panel on Botticelli. Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli

BBC Radio 4 on 12 March 2019 discussing Jan Gossaert’s Adoration of the Magi National Gallery with @cathyfitzg on the Moving Pictures programme, you can also read my article on the theme of the Adoration of the Magi available Art UK:

Leslie Primo was a guest on Radio 4’s The High Summer of the Arturart Renaissance first broadcast on Tuesday 31st March 2009, at 23:00 where he discussed various comedic aspects of art with comedian Arthur Smith.

Leslie Primo appeared on Channel 4’s 3 Minute Wonder (3MW) slot discussing nudity in art on Thursday 7 August 2008, and also appeared previously on another of Channel 4’s 3 Minute Wonder programmes on 30th October at 2007: alongside Dr Robert Beckford in Can You Believe Your Eyes?: A short story in which Dr Beckford is told that the National Gallery is haunted by the ghost of a little girl.

Leslie Primo made a guest appearance on this programme for BBC2 on 2nd March 2007: The Grumpy Guide to Art.

In a programme that subsequently became the highest rating programme on the channel Leslie Primo discussed bodily hair and the possible reasons for the lack of it in the nude in art with comedian Shazia Mirza, first broadcast on BBC3 29th March 2007: Body Image Season 2 – F*** Off, I’m a Hairy Woman: