The Great Pottery Throw Down (2015-)  imdb rss

Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter.

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The Great Pottery Throw Down: The Great Pottery Throw Down Season Five  Season 5 (Full Season)

An assortment of potters come together at Middleport Pottery to compete in clay. Keith and Rich judge, and Ellie Taylor holds down the host spot until Siobhán McSweeney's broken leg improves enough to let her rejoin the crew. The show is streaming on HBO Max in the US.
posted by PussKillian on May 12 at 12:14 PM - 9 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: The Final: 1920s Art Deco Punch Bowl & Decanters  Season 4, Episode 10

In an art deco-inspired final, the potters make a punch bowl and decanter, before facing the tiniest throwing challenge ever set. Who will be crowned the series winner?
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 15, 2021 at 12:39 PM - 12 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: A Pedestal Sink & a Chamber Pot  Season 4, Episode 9

It's the semi-final and the remaining potters produce an elaborate and fully functional pedestal sink and decorate a chamber pot in Bathroom Week, for a place in the grand final
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 8, 2021 at 2:40 AM - 4 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Native American Acoma Pottery & an Alabama Ring Bottle  Season 4, Episode 8

It's an all-American-themed quarter-final and the remaining potters make Acoma pottery fired in cow dung and throw an Alabama ring bottle, for a place in the semi-final
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 1, 2021 at 7:30 AM - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Animal Water Feature & a Strawberry Planter  Season 4, Episode 7

It's Garden Week and the remaining potters face a green-fingered challenge to build an animal water feature and throw a strawberry planter, for a place in the quarter-finals.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 22, 2021 at 11:46 AM - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Terracotta Cookware & Engraved Tiles  Season 4, Episode 6

It's Terracotta Week and the remaining potters are tasked with making their own range of cookware, before judge Rich Miller sets a second terracotta challenge to engrave tiles.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 15, 2021 at 12:33 AM - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Music Legend Busts & Mini Musical Instruments  Season 4, Episode 5

It's Music Week and the remaining potters sculpt a life-like bust of a music legend, receive a surprise special message from an iconic artist, and make mini musical instruments.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 8, 2021 at 12:52 AM - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Naked Raku & a Floral Challenge   Season 4, Episode 4

It's naked raku week and the remaining potters throw, burnish and fire a pair of vases, and are set a floral challenge by guest judge and flower-making expert Rita Floyd.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 1, 2021 at 11:19 AM - 6 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Fruit Bowls & a Blindfolded Throw Down  Season 4, Episode 3

The remaining potters get fruity when they're challenged to make a bowl full of realistic ceramic fruits, and face a blindfolded throw down with a twist.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 25, 2021 at 10:08 AM - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Slab-Build & Handmade Bricks  Season 4, Episode 2

It's all about bricks and mortar, as the 11 remaining potters slab-build a 3D building and, in a Throw Down first, judge Rich Miller tasks the potters with handmaking bricks.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18, 2021 at 5:35 AM - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Cheese Set & Port Chalices  Season 4, Episode 1

Judges Keith Brymer Jones and Richard Miller set the twelve new potters two challenges against the clock: to throw a cheese set and port chalices, as the battle of clay kicks off at the wheel. Hosted by Siobhan McSweeney.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18, 2021 at 5:32 AM - 11 comments