Essential Killing reviewed; Candy Cabs writers

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Kirsty Lang meets the writers of the newTV comedy Candy Cabs, Elliot Hope and Johanne McAndrew.

Folk musicians from the US and Canada have spent a week in Shropshire working alongside British musicians to produce a new album inspired by the folk song collector Cecil Sharp and the time he spent in the Appalachian Mountains. Andy Cutting, Caroline Herring and Jackie Oates discuss their collaboration.

Kirsty and film critic Adrian Wootton discuss Essential Killing, a thriller directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, which stars Vincent Gallo as an unidentified prisoner on the run from a US secret detention centre in snowy Europe, trying to return to his unidentified desert homeland. Gallo's role is completely wordless - and no other character or location is identified...

With the prospect of an eventual digital switch-over on the horizon, will traditional analogue radio become obsolete? Artist Sean Dockray's piece Public Monument aims to explore this by creating an audio time capsule, never to be listened to until its planned future transmission on a dormant FM channel in 2021. Kirsty visits his temporary recording studio at the Royal College of Art, London.

Producer Rebecca Nicholson.

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Mon 28 Mar 2011 19:15

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