Jonathan Meades Off Kilter

A new three part series from Jonathan Meades begins next Wednesday on BBC Four. Rejoice!

Jonathan Meades

Jonathan Meades


Yes, the ever-welcome Meades returns to break our televisual fast once again. I was all set to launch into a critique on how BBC Four has become a poor relation of it’s former self, but perhaps it’s better, for the moment, just to be thankful there’s something worth watching for a change.

Jonathan Meades: Off Kilter
“Jonathan Meades takes a quixotic tour of Scotland, a country which has intrigued him since he first encountered lists of towns only known from football coupons.” Directed by: Francis Hanly.

Episode 1/3
BBC Four 2009-09-09 9:00pm (60 mins)
“Architecture critic Meades celebrates Aberdeen, the granite city full of ‘brand new’ 300 year old buildings.”

Episode 2/3
BBC Four 2009-09-16 9:00pm (60 mins)
“Genealogy, or ‘ancestral tribalism’, gets Meades’ goat as he travels from Stirling to the isle of Lewis and Harris, a strange, sometimes rusty paradise. Here he discovers serenity, Calvinism and peat bog bodies.”

Episode 3/3
BBC Four 2009-09-23 9:00pm (60 mins)
Meades celebrates an oil refinery and takes potshots at overpaid footballers.

Additional:
Filmcars, “…an agency providing all types of vehicles to the film, television and advertising industry in Scotland.”, has a couple of production stills on their site. An interesting website in it’s own right.

Jonathan Meades: Off Kilter production stills.<br />Click to visit Film Cars website.

Jonathan Meades: Off Kilter production stills.
Click to visit Film Cars website.

Further Reading…
Jonathan Meades: Off KilterBBC Four
Film Cars Limited
Download audio interviews with MeadesLittle Atoms
MeadesShrineYouTube
The 5-Minute Interview: Jonathan MeadesThe Independent
Meades’ articlesclivejames.com
Changing times for Jonathan MeadesEvening Standard interview.
jonathanmeades.comSans recent update.

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