- Date: 24 September 2012
- Region: National
The Space will host a live stream of Hitchcock's silent classic, Champagne, Thursday 27 September. Credit: BFI National Archive
The Space is a free digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC. It aims to transform the way people connect with and experience arts and culture, by showcasing innovative content from artists, arts and cultural organisations.
Read more to find out what's coming up on The Space this week.
At 7.30pm on Thursday 27 September, The Space will host an exclusive live stream of the BFI's premiere of Hitchcock's restored silent comedy, Champagne (1928). The film will be accompanied by a specially commissioned live score by award-winning electronic composer, Mira Calix.
You can currently watch documentaries commissioned for The Space about Hitchcock and his approach to silent film-making. The films explore Hitchcock's directorial debut, The Pleasure Garden (1925).
Every day this week, The Space will showcase short films from Circus Postcards, a series which explores the development of contemporary circus arts over the past 40 years.
Two more films will be unearthed from the Arts Council Film Collection, unveiled on Monday and Tuesday, 24 and 25 September as part of the Modern Masters series. This week, watch films on post-impressionist painter, Alberto Giacometti and Belgian surrealist René Magritte.
On Tuesday 25 September find out who revered disc jockey John Peel listened to in the 'V' section of his legendary record collection.
From Wednesday 26 September, experience the Philharmonia Orchestra's interactive performance of Mercury, the Winged Messenger, the third movement in Holst's The Planets.
Continuing her search for new British Asian talent, MummyJi will invite three more outstanding acts to her house for some tea and gossip in the second episode of MummyJi presents, available on Friday 28 September.
You can access The Space now at thespace.org or by viewing on connected TV or The Space channel (Freeview HD channel 232).