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The Box is the latest film from Richard Kelly, the director of the cult hit Donnie Darko. In his new film, a couple who have fallen on hard times are offered a deal with the devil which has lethal consequences if they succumb to temptation. Comedian Natalie Haynes reviews.

Kate Clanchy gives the second of Front Row's five interviews with authors shortlisted for the 2009 BBC National Short Story Award. The stories are broadcast at 3.30pm every day this week on Radio 4, with Kate Clanchy's story, The Not Dead and the Saved, going out tomorrow.

The Medieval and Renaissance galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London have undergone a major restoration and refurbishment. Writers Lady Antonia Fraser and Lawrence Norfolk give their response to the museum's latest development, which spreads ten galleries over three levels.

Chichester Cathedral is commissioning a new work of contemporary art, for a space at the front of the nave. Five artists are competing for the commission. Canon Dr Anthony Cane from the Cathedral tells Mark about the brief the artists have received, and two of the contenders, Mark Wallinger and Jaume Plensa, reveal their proposals for this ancient building.

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Mon 30 Nov 2009 19:15

Front Row's Cultural Exchange

Cultural Exchange

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