Sunday April 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pmon BBC One HD (London)

The Big Painting Challenge

Series 2 Episode 4: Portraiture

`The Big Painting Challenge' goes on a nationwide search for Britain's best amateur artist. Journalist/presenter Mariella Frostrup and musician/journalist Reverend Richard Coles present the show. Ten hopefuls take on a series of painting and drawing challenges, covering everything from landscapes to life sketches. Judging their finished works are established artists Daphne Todd OBE and Lachlan Goudie, as well as curator Dr David Dibosa, who eliminate one person in each episode until finally crowning an ultimate winner. Using a range of mediums such as oils, acrylics and watercolours, the budding artists must maximise their skills to impress the panel and make it through to the finish line.

Art / Reality
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Mariella FrostrupHost
  • Richard ColesHost
  • Lachlan GoudieJudge
  • Daphne ToddJudge
  • Dr David DibosaJudge