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Scott Turow; Antonio Pappano and review of Prince of Persia

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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 May 2010

With Mark Lawson, who meets the legal thriller writer Scott Turow, who is about to publish a sequel to his best-selling debut Presumed Innocent.

Actors Nigel Harman and John Light reveal how they're swapping roles on alternate nights in a new production of Sam Shepard's True West in Sheffield.

Antonio Pappano, conductor and music director of the Royal Opera House, London talks about his new television series on the history of Italian opera, and discusses the new age of arts-world austerity heralded by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Author and gamer Naomi Alderman reviews Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton in the film version of Prince of Persia; and the new game from the makers of Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption.

Producer Gavin Heard.

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  • Scott Turow - Presumed Innocent

    • Scott Turow - Presumed Innocent

      Mark Lawson, meets the legal thriller writer Scott Turow, who is about to publish a sequel to his best-selling debut Presumed Innocent.

  • Antonio Pappano

    • Antonio Pappano

      Antonio Pappano, conductor and music director of the Royal Opera House, London talks about his new television series on the history of Italian opera.

  • Prince of Persia

    • Prince of Persia

      Author and gamer Naomi Alderman reviews Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton in the film version of Prince of Persia; and the new video game Red Dead Redemption.

  • True West

    • True West

      Actors Nigel Harman and John Light reveal how they're swapping roles on alternate nights in a new production of Sam Shepard's True West in Sheffield.

  • TRUE WEST

    True West is at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield until 5th June.

    Image: Nigel Harman and John Light as brothers Lee and Austin.

    Crucible
  • PRINCE OF PERSIA

    PRINCE OF PERSIA

    Prince Of Persia The Sands Of Time is released nationwide on Friday 21 May, certificate 12A.

    Red Dead Redemption is available from Friday 21 May.

  • ANTONIO PAPPANO

    ANTONIO PAPPANO

    Opera Italia, part of Opera on the BBC will begin on Monday 24 May at 9pm on BBC Four.

    Opera Italia
  • SCOTT TUROW

    Innocent, published by Mantle, is available now in Hardback.

    Official Website

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