Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson.

Singer Rosanne Cash is the eldest daughter of late country star Johnny Cash. Her new album The List is a series of cover versions of songs her father recommended in a list of 100 country and American songs he gave her when she was 18. Rosanne discusses the list, her father, and the brain surgery she had to undergo in 2007.

Bill Nighy and Romola Garai star in Stephen Poliakoff's new film, Glorious 39, a thriller set among the upper classes keen to preserve a privileged way of life on the eve of the Second World War. AN Wilson reviews.

The National Gallery's Sunley Room has been turned into a walk-through evocation of Amsterdam's Red Light district by American artists Ed and Nancy Keinholz, as their installation piece 'The Hoerengracht' opens to the public this week. Author Lionel Shriver meets Mark Lawson at the National Gallery to review the piece.

Channel 4 is broadcasting a range of programmes in 3D, including The Queen in 3D which tells the story of film makers Bob Angell and Arthur Wooster who used a pioneering 3D camera rig to film a colour newsreel called 'Royal Review'. Boyd Hilton, television editor of Heat Magazine, and media technology consultant Colin Birch discuss the role of 3D on television screens of the future.

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