Senna; Julian Barnes on tennis; Judith Kerr on widowhood.

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With Mark Lawson.

The Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna is the subject of a new cinema documentary Senna which opens this week. The film focuses on his achievements on and off the track and his rivalry with fellow driver Alain Prost, as well as the events leading up to his death in a crash at Imola in 1994. 5 Live's Formula 1 correspondent David Croft reviews.

Judith Kerr, author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea, talks about her new picture book, My Henry, which was inspired by the loss of her husband after half a century of married life.

Author and tennis fan Julian Barnes reviews Court on Canvas, the first major exhibition to be devoted to tennis in art, on show at the Barber Institute in Birmingham.

The Men Who Won't Stop Marching is a TV documentary by Alison Millar, who spent four months filming the marching bands of Shankhill Road in Belfast. She discusses what she discovered, as does the artist Roderick Buchanan, who filmed two Scottish flute bands, during the marching season in Northern Ireland, for an installation at the Imperial War Museum, London.

Producer: Philippa Ritchie.

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