The Great Pottery Throw Down

The Great Pottery Throw Down

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  September 22, 2018

Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke on Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter. Over 35 days and 18 mammoth challenges, the potters must make earthenware kitchen bowls, decorative raku vases, delicate but functional chandeliers and super-sized garden sculptures. Whose work will stand up to scrutiny and whose will come out of the kiln in pieces? Judging their craft skills and creativity are two leading lights in the world of pottery; ceramic artist Kate Malone, and master potter Keith Brymer Jones. Hosting the action, and holding the potters' mucky hands along the way is Sara Cox. Across six action-packed episodes, we discover the art and science of turning lumps of clay into beautiful objects. With its rich heritage, intriguing technical language and magical transformations, this program brings the messy and marvellous world of pottery to life.

Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke on Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter. Over 35 days and 18 mammoth challenges, the potters must make earthenware kitchen bowls, decorative raku vases, delicate but functional chandeliers and super-sized garden sculptures. Whose work will stand up to scrutiny and whose will come out of the kiln in pieces? Judging their craft skills and creativity are two leading lights in the world of pottery; ceramic artist Kate Malone, and master potter Keith Brymer Jones. Hosting the action, and holding the potters' mucky hands along the way is Sara Cox. Across six action-packed episodes, we discover the art and science of turning lumps of clay into beautiful objects. With its rich heritage, intriguing technical language and magical transformations, this program brings the messy and marvellous world of pottery to life.

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