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Arts and culture magazine. Presenter Lauren Laverne meets Paul McCartney to discuss his new album, Memory Almost Full, and the impending 50th anniversary of his first meeting with John Lennon. Hip hop star Dizzee Rascal performs a track from his latest album, there's a look at the work of Damien Hirst, and Kitty Empire considers the importance of authenticity in pop music on a trip to Glastonbudget, a three day festival of tribute bands. Plus Mark Kermode's round up of the week's movie releases.

50 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Jun 2007 01:35
BBC Two England, Northern Ireland (Analogue), Northern Ireland, Scotland only

Did You Know

David Mitchell has received much official recognition and his awards include Time Best Book of the Year (Black Swan Green), Man Booker Prize shortlist (for Cloud Atlas), Booker Prize shortlist and James Tait Black Memorial Prize shortlist (for Number9Dream), Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for best book by a writer under 35 and the Guardian First Book Award shortlist (for Ghostwritten).


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Role Contributor
PresenterLauren Laverne

Modern Writers Collection

TH White is interviewed by Monitor in 1959

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