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Arena (1975– )
TV Series | Documentary

Wide-ranging arts program.
Seasons
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Creators
Anthony Haas | Duke Erikson (writer) (created by) | Bernard MacMahon (writer) (created by) | Allison McGourty (writer) (created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 1, 1975

Release date (First episode)
Oct 1, 1975 (United Kingdom)

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Cast

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1,620 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Gavin Millar
Self - Presenter / Self - Interviewer Self - Presenter / Self - Interviewer   See fewer
21
Kenneth Tynan
Self / Self - Interviewer Self / Self - Interviewer   See fewer
8
John Walters
Self - Presenter / Self Self - Presenter / Self   See fewer
8
Jonathan Miller
Self / Self - Associate Director, 1973-1975 Self / Self - Associate Director, 1973-1975   See fewer
7
6
B.B. King
Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
6
6
Nicholas Shakespeare
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
5
Penelope Wilton
Self - Narrator / Self / Various Characters Self - Narrator / Self / Various Characters   See fewer
5
Ian McKellen
Self / Narrator Self / Narrator   See fewer
5
Peter Hall
Self / Self - Director, National Theatre, 1973-1988 Self / Self - Director, National Theatre, 1973-1988   See fewer
5
John Lahr
Self / Self - Biographer Self / Self - Biographer   See fewer
5
5
Alec Guinness
Self - Readings / Self Self - Readings / Self   See fewer
4
Leslie Megahey
Self - Narrator / Self Self - Narrator / Self   See fewer
4
4
Jeanne Moreau
Self / Lulu Self / Lulu   See fewer
4
Phil Everly
Self / Self - Performer / Self - The Everly Brothers Self / Self - Performer / Self - The Everly Brothers   See fewer
4
4
Peter Brook
Self / Self - Director Self / Self - Director   See fewer
4
4
4
Nigel Williams
Narrator / Self / Self - Interviewee / Self - narrator / interviewer Narrator / Self / Self - Interviewee / Self - narrator / interviewer   See fewer
4
4
4
Alex Jennings
Self - Readings Self - Readings   See fewer
3
Nigel Hawthorne
Self - Readings Self - Readings   See fewer
3
Robert Powell
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
3
Orson Welles
Self / Self - Interviewee Self / Self - Interviewee   See fewer
3
Alexei Sayle
John Bull / Self / Self - Presenter John Bull / Self / Self - Presenter   See fewer
3
Pete Murray
Self - Broadcaster / Self - Narrator / Self - Panellist Self - Broadcaster / Self - Narrator / Self - Panellist   See fewer
3
Indira Varma
Gila / Self / Various characters Gila / Self / Various characters   See fewer
3
3
3
Richard Slotkin
Self / Commentator Self / Commentator   See fewer
3
Jude Law
Self / Various Characters Self / Various Characters   See fewer
3
Dilly Barlow
Listeners' Comments / Self - Narrator / Self - Readings Listeners' Comments / Self - Narrator / Self - Readings   See fewer
3
Terry Gilliam
Self - Interviewee / Self Self - Interviewee / Self   See fewer
3
Lindsay Duncan
Rose / Self / Various characters Rose / Self / Various characters   See fewer
3
Kenneth Cranham
Self / Various characters Self / Various characters   See fewer
3
3
George Melly
Self / Self - Guest Columnist Self / Self - Guest Columnist   See fewer
3
3
Peter Shaffer
Self / Self - Playwright Self / Self - Playwright   See fewer
3
Joan Bakewell
Self / Self - Reporter Self / Self - Reporter   See fewer
3
3
3
3
Alan Yentob
Self - Interviewer / Self Self - Interviewer / Self   See fewer
3
Monica Sims
Self / Self - Controller, Radio 4 Self / Self - Controller, Radio 4   See fewer
3
Don Everly
Self / Self - Performer Self / Self - Performer   See fewer
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Woody Allen
Self - Interviewee Self - Interviewee   See fewer
2
Stephen Fry
Self / Self - Narrator Self / Self - Narrator   See fewer
3
2
2
2
2
Sting
Machiavelli / Self Machiavelli / Self   See fewer
2
2
Lloyd Hutchinson
Various characters / Victor Various characters / Victor   See fewer
2
Phil Collins
Self / Self - Panellist Self / Self - Panellist   See fewer
2
3
Michael Hordern
Mr. A / Self Mr. A / Self   See fewer
2
2
2
Paul Scofield
Self / Self - Narrator / Various Self / Self - Narrator / Various   See fewer
2
Stephen Rea
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
2
Elizabeth McGovern
Self - Narrator / Self - Readings Self - Narrator / Self - Readings   See fewer
2
2
John Hurt
Self / Self - Reader Self / Self - Reader   See fewer
2
2
Henry Woolf
Mr. Kidd / Self / Various characters Mr. Kidd / Self / Various characters   See fewer
2
Peter Donaldson
Announcer / Self - Readings Announcer / Self - Readings   See fewer
2
2
Jill Evans
Narrator / Self - Commentator Narrator / Self - Commentator   See fewer
2
2
Susan Wooldridge
Self / Various characters Self / Various characters   See fewer
2
Andy de la Tour
Self / Various characters Self / Various characters   See fewer
2
2
2
2
Colin Firth
Self - Narrator / Various characters Self - Narrator / Various characters   See fewer
2
2
2
2
Lia Williams
Mrs. Sands / Various characters Mrs. Sands / Various characters   See fewer
2
2
2
Judi Dench
Self / Sweetie Simpkins Self / Sweetie Simpkins   See fewer
2
2
Alan Ayckbourn
Self - Playwright Self - Playwright   See fewer
2
2
2
2
Trevor Peacock
Self / Self - Reading Self / Self - Reading   See fewer
2
2
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Roger Law
Self / Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image Self / Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image   See fewer
2
Peter Fluck
Self / Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image Self / Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image   See fewer
2
2
2
2
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2
2
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2
Michael Winner
Self / Self - Film Director Self / Self - Film Director   See fewer
2
George Wendt
Oblomov / Self Oblomov / Self   See fewer
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Peter Cook
T / Television T / Television   See fewer
2
Josie Lawrence
Radio / T Radio / T   See fewer
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2
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Bono
Self Self   See fewer
2
2
3
2
2
2
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2
Anthony Lee
Self / Self - General Manager of Connaught Self / Self - General Manager of Connaught   See fewer
2
James Fox
Self / Self - Narrator Self / Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
2
Elizabeth Goodings
Self / Self - Sister Self / Self - Sister   See fewer
2
Gareth Van Den Bogaerde
Self / Self - Brother Self / Self - Brother   See fewer
2
Mark Goodings
Self / Self - Nephew Self / Self - Nephew   See fewer
2
2
Christopher Morahan
Self - Associate Director, 1977-1988 / Self - Director Self - Associate Director, 1977-1988 / Self - Director   See fewer
2
2
David Warner
Narrator / Readings Narrator / Readings   See fewer
2
2
Richard Eyre
Self / Self - Director, National Theatre, 1988-1997 Self / Self - Director, National Theatre, 1988-1997   See fewer
2
2
Barry Miles
Self / Self - Co-Founder International Times Self / Self - Co-Founder International Times   See fewer
2
James Graham
Self / Self - Playwright Self / Self - Playwright   See fewer
2
2
Tom Stoppard
Self - Playwright Self - Playwright   See fewer
2
Michael Blakemore
Self - Associate Director, 1970-1976 / Self - Director, The National Health Self - Associate Director, 1970-1976 / Self - Director, The National Health   See fewer
2
Gavin Clarke
Self - National Theatre Archivist Self - National Theatre Archivist   See fewer
2
John Lloyd
Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image / Self - introduced by Self - Co-creator, Spitting Image / Self - introduced by   See fewer
2
1
1
1
The Everly Brothers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
1
Jason Carter
Gordon Shilling Gordon Shilling   See fewer
1
Linda Hunt
Louise Brooks' Book Narrator Louise Brooks' Book Narrator   See fewer
1
1
Don McCullin
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
1
David Lynch
Narrator / Self - Host Narrator / Self - Host   See fewer
1
1
John Byrne
Mobile Library Driver / Self Mobile Library Driver / Self   See fewer
1
David Jacobs
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
1
Joan Hickson
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
1
1
Derek Walcott
Self - Subject Self - Subject   See fewer
1
1
1
Harold Pinter
Nicolas Nicolas   See fewer
3
David Johansen
Buffalo Bill Buffalo Bill   See fewer
1
Dawn French
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
Betty Gallacher
Self - Bus Conductor Self - Bus Conductor   See fewer
1
Miriam Margolyes
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Zoe Teverson
Mother Mother   See fewer
1
Michael Eaton
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Paul Tickell
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
1
Rachel Maclean
Figurehead Figurehead   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
Magnus Magnusson
Self - 'Mastermind' Questionmaster Self - 'Mastermind' Questionmaster   See fewer
1
Ian Holm
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Dandy Nichols
Mrs. B Mrs. B   See fewer
1
Tim Curry
Eden Rothwell Esq. Eden Rothwell Esq.   See fewer
1
1
The Soul Searchers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
1
1
Robbie Coltrane
Detective / Self Detective / Self   See fewer
1
Dusty Springfield
Self - Panellist Self - Panellist   See fewer
1
Hermione Eyre
Young Agatha Young Agatha   See fewer
1
Andrew Crawford
Newsreader Newsreader   See fewer
1
Jim
Self - embalmer Self - embalmer   See fewer
1
Stuart Hall
Self - Interviewer Self - Interviewer   See fewer
1
Louise Plowright
Diana Dors Diana Dors   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Juliet Stevenson
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Judy Martin
Self - George Martin's wife Self - George Martin's wife   See fewer
1
Adrian Wootton
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
1
Nas
Self Self   See fewer
1
1
Martin Ritt
Self - Interviewee Self - Interviewee   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Steven Berkoff
William William   See fewer
1
1
1
David Leland
Driver Driver   See fewer
1
1
Experience Unlimited
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
1
1
Robert Carlyle
Spanky Farrell Spanky Farrell   See fewer
1
M.J. Ronayne
Mad Pharmacist Mad Pharmacist   See fewer
1
1
June Barrie
Joe Meek's Mother Joe Meek's Mother   See fewer
1
Henry
Self - embalmer Self - embalmer   See fewer
1
Paul Daneman
Self - Voice of Kim Philby Self - Voice of Kim Philby   See fewer
1
1
1
Ken Andersen
Buffalo Bill Buffalo Bill   See fewer
1
Andy Serkis
The Driver The Driver   See fewer
1
Giles Martin
Self - George Martin's son Self - George Martin's son   See fewer
1
1
1
Walter Bernstein
Self - Interviewee Self - Interviewee   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
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Darrel Everly
Self - Coalminer Self - Coalminer   See fewer
1
1
1
Bill Paterson
F.S. McDade F.S. McDade   See fewer
1
Katy Murphy
Usherette Usherette   See fewer
1
Sarah-Jane Morris
Self - Panellist Self - Panellist   See fewer
1
Helena Hague
The Dream The Dream   See fewer
1
1
Rory Copus
Nicky Nicky   See fewer
1
1
Joe Murrock
Boy in bed Boy in bed   See fewer
1
Ruel Moseley
Self - Bus Conductor Self - Bus Conductor   See fewer
1
Peter Collett
Self - Behavioural Psychologist Self - Behavioural Psychologist   See fewer
1
Henry Goodman
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
Margaret Asher
Self - music teacher Self - music teacher   See fewer
1
Kirsty Strain
Cortanna Cortanna   See fewer
1
Zero Mostel
Self - Interviewee Self - Interviewee   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Terence Beckett
Self - Head of Product Planning, 1962 Self - Head of Product Planning, 1962   See fewer
1
1
Jewel Everly
Self - Coalminer Self - Coalminer   See fewer
1
Ken Campbell
Samuel Smiles Samuel Smiles   See fewer
1
1
Trouble Funk
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
1
Richard Wilson
Eddy Clockerty / Self Eddy Clockerty / Self   See fewer
1
Charles Daish
The Dream The Dream   See fewer
1
1
1
Paul Vallis
Additional voices Additional voices   See fewer
1
1
Ted Batchelor
Self - Lost Property Officer Self - Lost Property Officer   See fewer
1
1
1
1
John Isherwood
Self - Cortina Owner Self - Cortina Owner   See fewer
1
1
Ray Davies
Michael Michael   See fewer
1
Mose Rager
Self - Retired Coalminer Self - Retired Coalminer   See fewer
1
Stuart Davids
Phil McCann / Young Byrne Phil McCann / Young Byrne   See fewer
1
Kay Clayton
The Dream The Dream   See fewer
1
1
1
Jenny Douglas
Sophia Sophia   See fewer
1
1
1
Sheena Isherwood
Self - Cortina Owner Self - Cortina Owner   See fewer
1
1
Barry Wise
The Dream The Dream   See fewer
1
1
1
Helen Meager
Self - Bus Driver Self - Bus Driver   See fewer
1
Annie Mole
Self - Website Creator Self - Website Creator   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
John Banks
Self - Ogilvy and Mather Advertising Agency Self - Ogilvy and Mather Advertising Agency   See fewer
1
Lisa Vanderpump
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
1
1
Ben Hall
Self - former Lubbock DJ Self - former Lubbock DJ   See fewer
1
1
1
John Meager
Self - Bus Driver Self - Bus Driver   See fewer
1
Douglas Hodge
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Alan Lambert
Self - Cortina Owner Self - Cortina Owner   See fewer
1
1
Boudleaux Bryant
Self - Songwriter Self - Songwriter   See fewer
1
Joe B. Mauldin
Self - Crickets bass player Self - Crickets bass player   See fewer
1
1
Scott Lidbetter
Self - Rear Admiral Self - Rear Admiral   See fewer
1
Moyo Akandé
Farrah Farrah   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Felice Bryant
Self - Songwriter Self - Songwriter   See fewer
1
April
Self Self   See fewer
1
1
Andrew Johnstone
Self - Bus Conductor Self - Bus Conductor   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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Baysee Rowe
Self - Bus Conductor Self - Bus Conductor   See fewer
1
David McAlpine
Self - professor, UCL Ear Institute Self - professor, UCL Ear Institute   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
1
Kwame Afriyie
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Jeremy Irons
Various Characters Various Characters   See fewer
1
1
Kayleigh Andrews
Harmony Harmony   See fewer
1
1
Dennis Hutchings
Self - Group Transport Co-ordinator, Thorn EMI Self - Group Transport Co-ordinator, Thorn EMI   See fewer
1
1
Michael McShane
Fatty Arbuckle / The God of Hollywood Fatty Arbuckle / The God of Hollywood   See fewer
1
1
Ray Askew
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
1
Stewart Preston
Tweed Man Tweed Man   See fewer
1
Geoff Rosenberg
Self - Cortina Owner Self - Cortina Owner   See fewer
1
1
1
Aaron Stafford
The Young Kenneth Anger The Young Kenneth Anger   See fewer
1
Kofi Boateng
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
David Bradley
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
2
Laura Harvey
Glam Woman 1 Glam Woman 1   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Tracy Vivat
Lupe Velez Lupe Velez   See fewer
1
1
Margaret Breen
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Alan Rickman
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
1
Maryam Hamidi
Glam Woman 2 Glam Woman 2   See fewer
1
Paul White
Self - Cortina Owner Self - Cortina Owner   See fewer
1
Brian Setzer
Self - The Stray Cats Self - The Stray Cats   See fewer
1
Len Burton
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Gina McKee
Various Characters Various Characters   See fewer
1
1
1
Madge Chambers
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Samuel West
Various Characters Various Characters   See fewer
1
1
1
Doreen Davies
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
1
1
Jim Dry
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Michael Sheen
Various Characters Various Characters   See fewer
1
1
Lou Grazette
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Roger Lloyd Pack
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
1
Denis Lennon
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Janie Dee
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
Ruben Meade
Self - Chief Minister of Montserrat Self - Chief Minister of Montserrat   See fewer
1
Cornelius Lobo
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Harry Burton
Various characters Various characters   See fewer
1
Edward Lorryman
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Aaron Metta
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Dave O'Neill
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Bob Pearce
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Ian Quinn
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Steve Sparkhaul
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Ralph Straker
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Bob Turner
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Terry Woollard
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
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Simon Wright
Self - Cubbyhole Conductor Self - Cubbyhole Conductor   See fewer
1
Twiggy
Self Self   See fewer
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1