Last Year's Programme

Alistair McGowan sits for Sky Arts Artists

BAFTA award-winning comedian and impressionist Alistair McGowan is turning subject, as hit Sky Arts series – Portrait Artist of the Year returns to the Edinburgh TV Festival. Last year Armando Iannucci sat for portrait painters, amateur delegates and professionals. This time, Alistair is in the hot seat. The winning artist will claim the limited edition prize of a guitar signed by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi. Director of Sky Arts, Phil Edgar Jones will chat to Alistair about his new Edinburgh show among other subjects, before this year’s winner is announced.