Brenda Emmanus is hosting the coverage of the Royal Academy’s annual artistic extravaganza, the Summer Exhibition, which for the first time in history, will fall in winter.

Brenda is a hugely revered presenter known for her passionate and thought provoking arts documentaries for BBC Two, BBC4 and BBC World.

Held every year since 1769, the Summer Exhibition displays works in a variety of mediums and genres by emerging and established artists. The Summer Exhibition is the world’s oldest open submission exhibition – which means that anyone can enter their work to be considered for inclusion.