A History of Art in Three Colours - Season 1, Episode 1
  • Episode Title: Gold
  • Episode Run Time: 60
  • Episode Air Date: 2012-07-25 21:00
  • Episode Summary: For the very first civilisations and also our own, the yellow lustre of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating colour of all. From the midst of pre-history to a bunker deep beneath the Bank of England, Dr James Fox reveals how golden treasures made across the ages reflect everything we have held as sacred.