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TV drama Silk reviewed; Sophie Hannah; The Unthanks

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 February 2011

With Kirsty Lang.

Novelist and award-winning poet Sophie Hannah talks about her new psychological thriller, Lasting Damage.

Rachel Unthank and Adrian McNally discuss making music to mark the North East's shipbuilding past, and explain why The Unthanks' new album won't be their last.

Crime-fiction writer Natasha Cooper reviews Silk, a new TV drama starring Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones as two barristers competing to become a QC. One of Cooper's most famous heroines, Trish Maguire, is a barrister and features in titles such as Creeping Ivy and Prey to All.

David Lewis has created one of the largest private collections of Old Masters in Britain. As works from his collection go on display at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, he looks back at how it all began.

Producer Ella-mai Robey.

Chapters

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  • SILK

    Crime-fiction writer Natasha Cooper reviews the TV drama Silk about two barristers competing to become a QC.

  • SOPHIE HANNAH

    Novelist and award-winning poet Sophie Hannah discusses her psychological thriller Lasting Damage.

  • THE UNTHANKS

    Rachel Unthank and Adrian McNally discuss making music to mark the North East's shipbuilding past and why their new album won't be their last.

  • A COLLECTOR'S EYE

    David Lewis has one of the largest private collections of Old Masters in Britain. Exhibiting his collection - he looks back at how it all began.

  • SILK

    Silk begins on Tuesday 22 February at 9pm on BBC One.

    Image: Maxine Peake as Martha Costello.

    Silk
  • THE UNTHANKS

    THE UNTHANKS

    The Unthanks: Songs From The Shipyards Live is on 27 February at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle.

    Tyneside Cinema
  • The Unthanks

    The Unthanks

    Their new album 'Last' will be released on 14 March 2011.

    The Unthanks will be touring the UK in March and April 2011.

    The Unthanks
  • A COLLECTOR'S EYE - DAVID LEWIS

    A COLLECTOR'S EYE - DAVID LEWIS

    A Collector’s Eye - Cranach to Pissaro opens at the Walker Art Gallery tomorrow - until 15 May.

    Image: Marinus van Reymerswaele,
    Saint Jerome in his Study 1541,
    C David Lewis family interests.

    Walker Art Gallery

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