Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson.

Cliff Richard and Hank Marvin discuss celebrating fifty years of The Shadows with a new anniversary album and tour.

Poet TS Eliot was also a renowned publisher and editor. A British Library exhibition aims to reveal new details about his three literary roles, drawing on manuscripts, diaries and letters from Eliot himself and from other leading writers including Virginia Woolf, WH Auden and Ted Hughes.

As Hollyoaks starts a week of episodes in which events are not shown chronologically. Stephen Armstrong examines the tricks and format changes employed by soap operas to keep their audiences entertained.

The Canadian novelist Douglas Coupland first came to prominence in 1991 with Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. Coupland discusses his latest book, Generation A, which mirrors the structure of his earlier novel and examines the pitfalls of living in a digital world.

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