15/01/2009

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Presented by Mark Lawson.

Authors Tim Lott and Lisa Gee review the revival of the Lionel Bart musical Oliver! starring Rowan Atkinson.

British actor Toby Jones discusses his Hollywood work, his role in an ambitious revival of Tom Stoppard's Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at the National Theatre, and playing the lead in the BBC Radio 4 production of John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany.

Will Smith's latest film, Seven Pounds, sees him playing a US tax agent with a dark secret. Jenny McCartney gives her verdict.

Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States but only the third President to commission a poet to recite a piece of work during the inauguration ceremony. Former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins discusses the pressure of writing a poem for such an occasion and how the previous inaugural poems have measured up.

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