Made in Dagenham and KT Tunstall

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With Mark Lawson. A new film Made is Dagenham stars Happy Go Lucky actress Sally Hawkins as Rita O'Grady, the initially reluctant catalyst for the 1968 Ford Dagenham strike which led to the advent of the Equal Pay Act. Ian Jack reviews.

Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist KT Tunstall, perhaps best known for her singles Suddenly I See and Black Horse & The Cherry Tree, discusses her new CD Tiger Suit.

Front Row's crime expert Jeff Park reviews two new TV detective shows, Thorne - based on the books by Mark Billingham, starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tom Thorne - and DCI Banks: Aftermath with the detective played by Stephen Tompkinson.

Ahead of the announcement of the winner of this year's RIBA Stirling Prize, Mark Lawson - one of the judges - reports on the shortlist, which this year consists of Bateman's Row in east London, Christ's College School in Guildford, Clapham Manor School, Oxford's Ashmolean Museum, the Maxxi museum in Rome and the Neues Museum in Berlin.

Actor and writer Kwame Kwei-Armah is also the artistic director of the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture. He discusses his plans for the free festival which will take place in Dakar, and has only been held twice before, in 1966 and 1977.

Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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Mon 27 Sep 2010 19:15

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