Sky ARTS

A United Kingdom subscription channel owned and operated by Sky plc. The channel is dedicated to airing various highbrow arts programs. The channel airs programs related to culture, the arts, ballet, drama, opera and some documentaries. In 2015 as part of a re positioning of the channel and the launch of international versions of the network, the channel (originally known as Sky Arts 1) was renamed to Sky Arts and sister network Sky Arts 2 was closed down. The channel has become home of 'The South Bank Show' which originally aired on ITV.

Popular Sky ARTS shows

This Season's Shows

Darbar Festival
Darbar Festival

Coverage of this year's Darbar festival, a celebration of Indian music and culture.

Discovering: Music
Discovering: Music

A look at the fascinating lives of musicians behind closed doors in this celebration of their music.

Discovering Film
Discovering Film

The story of some of the biggest stars of the silver screen and a look back at their careers in film…

The South Bank Show
The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show is an arts magazine series that has aired on ITV between 1978 and 2010 & Sky…

Master of Photography
Master of Photography

Sky Arts launches the ultimate search for Europe's best photographer with this unique competition. O…

Urban Myths
Urban Myths

Our Urban Myths are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban f…

Passions
Passions

A host of famous faces take a closer look at the individuals, places and pivotal moments that ignite…

Auction
Auction

Discover a world of bidding frenzies, art masterpieces, and big money art investments as we venture…

Isle of Wight Festival
Isle of Wight Festival

The Isle of Wight Festival is an annual music festival that showcases some of the biggest music arti…

The Art Show
The Art Show

Filming with world class artists, collectors and industry insiders to tell stories about art in all…

Download Festival
Download Festival

All the best highlights from the Download Festival held at Donington Park, where the biggest rock an…

The Agony and the Ecstasy
The Agony and the Ecstasy

Spanning 30 years, this eye-opening three-part documentary series explores the history of rave cultu…

Christmas Comedy Shorts
Christmas Comedy Shorts

Christmas Comedy Shorts is a series of original Christmas shorts from rising comedy stars.

The Directors

A fascinating look at the life and work of some of Hollywood's most iconic filmmakers.

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