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28/05/2008

Presented by Mark Lawson.

Including:

Crime writer Mark Billingham reviews Devil May Care, a new James Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks published to mark the centenary of Ian Fleming's birth. The story takes Bond from Paris to the Middle East at the height of the Cold War.

The first comprehensive exhibition of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt's work ever staged in Britain opens at Tate Liverpool this week.

Journalist Hunter Davies pays tribute to artist Beryl Cook, whose death has been announced.

For their finals exam, Cambridge University English students have been asked to compare the senses of lyric in a Walter Raleigh poem with those in Amy Winehouse's song Love is a Losing Game. UCL English Professor John Sutherland sits the exam.

Sarah Dunant reviews Fat Pig, a stage comedy by Neil LaBute starring Robert Webb (Mitchell and Webb) as the office worker who falls in love with a girl ridiculed for her size by his colleagues, played by Kris Marshall (My Family) and Joanna Page (Gavin and Stacey).

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 28 May 2008 19:15

Front Row's Cultural Exchange

Cultural Exchange

Seventy-five leading creative minds choose a favourite cultural work.

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