Episode 13

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Duration: 1 hour

Andrew Graham-Dixon presents from the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford. The world's first public museum when it opened in 1683, the Ashmolean is about to re-open after a multi-million makeover. Andrew explores the 39 new galleries, home to the Ashmolean's greatest treasures including a unique collection of drawings by Raphael.

Writer and broadcaster Michael Smith takes a wider look at Oxford, exploring the 'town and gown' divide in the city and talks to people who were born there about their perceptions of the place they call home.

As a new film about the life of Keats called Bright Star opens, director Jane Campion and Keats biographer Andrew Motion talk about what his poetry means to them.

Lauren Laverne goes into the blogosphere to look at the way that the internet is championing new formats for comedy.

And finally, Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode discuss the future of the 3D movie - the shape of things to come or a tacky novelty?


Andrew Graham-Dixon
Michael Smith
Lauren Laverne
Simon Mayo
Mark Kermode
Danielle Graham
Executive Producer
Edward Morgan


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