Rent Jonathan Meades Collection (2008)

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6h 31min
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Jonathan Meades' shows are unlike anyone else's. They belong to a genre of their own. They are heavy entertainment. They combine topographical analysis with performance art, high seriousness with low comedy, visual trickery with hymns to the overlooked, polemical argument with scathing wit. They take you to places you'll never have been before - most of them located in the byways of Meade's imagination. They show you how to world seems to him and they may even persuade you to look again...
This collection includes eleven of his best and an interview with Mark Lawson in which he talks about his working methods, the relationship of his television shows to his fiction and his journalism, censorship, maximalism, gastronomy, etc.
Jonathan Meades
, , Russel England
Francis Hanly, Colin Murray, David Tumbull
British TV, TV Documentaries
Release Date:
Run Time:
391 minutes
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Abroad In Britain : In Search of Bohemia
2. Abroad In Britain : Severn Heaven
3. Further Abroad : Belgium
4. Further Abroad : Get High
5. Even Further Abroad : Absentee Landlord
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
7. Even Further Abroad : Remember The Future
8. Meades Eats... Fast Food
9. Abroad Again: Father To The Man
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes:
10. Magnetic North - Part I
11. Magnetic North - Part II

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High brow sillyness - Jonathan Meades Collection review by JD

Spoiler Alert

It must be said that Jonathan Meades features heavily in these art essays. He is never out of shot. His narrative is very wordy and often for its own sake. Words like parodic and polemic you might find in a Will Self novel in the same concentration. Phrases are usually a repeat of the previous with a different unusual word. The essays were quite interesting and I like the unusual style but he is just showing off most of the time and it became a bit wearing.

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