Archives: Waldy & Bendy’s Adventures in Art

Season 3, Episode 17

Waldy & Bendy hear some shocking news from the art world, and celebrate spring by looking at the best gardens in art.

Season 3, Episode 16

Waldy & Bendy go in search of the best St George in art, Waldy talks to Yoko Ono, while Bendy relives the Battle of Britain.

Season 3, Episode 15

Booze Special! To celebrate the reopening of pubs in Britain, Waldy & Bendy search out the best drinking scenes in art. Also, ex-Masterchef presenter, Lloyd Grossman, talks about his new book on Bernini!

Season 3, Episode 14

Digital Special! Waldy & Bendy change their names, get lost in the Metaverse, and continue their search for the best horse picture in art. Plus Beyonce!

Season 3, Episode 13

In their Easter Special, Waldy & Bendy look at the best eggs in art. Waldy also has a chat with David Hockney about spring.

Season 3, Episode 12

Waldy & Bendy raid Bendor Grosvenor’s farm in the search for the best horse in art! Waldy reveals how Caspar David Friedrich changed his television career, while, Bendy visits the Queen.

Season 3, Episode 11

Waldy & Bendy discuss some shocking news from the art world and investigate the future of museums. Bendy talks to a big honcho who’s written a book on the subject, while Waldy remembers Louisville, Kentucky.

Season 3, Episode 10

Waldy & Bendy celebrate Mother’s Day with a look at mothers in art, and pop into the big auction to see how much the Beeple will fetch. Also Waldy has a chat with Andy Goldsworthy about land art.

Season 3, Episode 9

Waldy & Bendy delve into hell in the art of Hieronymus Bosch, and almost come to blows over prices in the auction world. Meanwhile Bendor takes a walk in ancient Rome and Waldy goes to India.

Season 3, Episode 8

Waldy & Bendy celebrate the dodgy anniversary of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Bendy has a chat with Joanna Wood about accessibility in museums, and Waldy goes to Istanbul in his dreams.

Season 3, Episode 7

Waldy & Bendy celebrate the dodgy birth of El Greco, and Waldy has a chat with Britain’s greatest forger, Shaun Greenhalgh. Plus the spiritual abstraction of Georgiana Houghton.

Season 3, Episode 6

Waldy and Bendy have a Valentine’s Day kiss-off, and conclude their search for the Worst Film About an Artist Ever Made with The Rebel starring Tony Hancock.

Season 3, Episode 5

Waldy & Bendy go head to head deciding if Lust For life is a worse van Gogh film than At Eternity’s Gate.  Plus the Raphael cartoons and a scary portrait of Andy Warhol.

Season 3, Episode 4

Waldy & Bendy run the rule over Albrecht Dürer and continue their search for the worst film about an artist ever made with ‘Pollock’, starring Ed Harris. Plus, a visit to an auction and Sophie the art baby.

Season 3, Episode 3

Waldy & Bendy discover a new kind of blue and poke about in the Oval Office, looking at the art. The bad film this week is The Agony and the Ecstasy, with Charlton Heston as Michelangelo and Rex Harrison as Julius II.

Season 3, Episode 2

Waldy & Bendy discuss sculpture after a chat with Antony Gormley, and then entertain themselves in the lockdown by watching a terrible film about Frida Kahlo. Then Waldy chooses a Fatimid ewer for his imaginary shelf.

Season 3, Episode 1

Waldy & Bendy confront some shocking news from the art world. Waldy has a chat with the head conservation honcho at the National Gallery. And Bendy chooses an obscure picture for his On the Wall. Not!

Season 2, Episode 7

Christmas Special. Waldy & Bendy argue about the Best Nativity in Art, Bendy has a chat with a Hollywood superstar, and Waldy puts on a sealskin onesie.

Season 2, Episode 6

Waldy and Bendy go gaga over the Royal Collection, and things go from baaaad to worse when they try to select the best sheep in art.

Season 2, Episode 5

Waldy tries to convince Bendy of the wonders of Rococo, and they both put on their wellies and stomp back to the farm to look at cats in art. Plus Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

Season 2, Episode 4

Waldy & Bendy dive into the dangerous artistic waters of fakes and forgeries, and ask what’s real in art and what isn’t? When they’ve done that, they go fishing and play some chess.

Season 2, Episode 3

Waldy & Bendy discuss an exciting new Museum of African Art, talk to the author of The Brutish Museums, and then cuddle up to Bendy’s donkey. That’s right. Bendy has a donkey.

Season 2, Episode 2

Waldy & Bendy attempt an American art special. But don’t get very far. Also, the timely return of the Waldy & Bendy Awards, where the search is on for the worst statue in Britain.