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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 at 5:32 AM - 11 comments