Tom Hanks' new film Larry Crowne; Damon Albarn, and Duane Eddy

With John Wilson.

Tom Hanks has written, directs and stars alongside Julia Roberts in his new film Larry Crowne, in which he plays a man who loses his job and decides it's time to get an education. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews.

Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century at the Royal Academy in London is an exhibition dedicated to the birth of modern photography. Brassaï, Capa and Moholy-Nagy are among the photographers who left their homeland to make their names in Europe and the USA, bringing a new approach to photojournalism, documentary, art and fashion photography. Critic Francis Hodgson reviews.

Damon Albarn discusses his fascination with the Elizabethan scientist and magician John Dee, who has inspired his new opera Doctor Dee, which receives its world premiere at the end of this week.

The distinctive twang of Duane Eddy's guitar first reached the charts the late 1950s, and he's just released his first new album for more than 20 years, recorded in Sheffield with songwriter Richard Hawley. Guitar in hand, Duane Eddy reflects on his long career, his experiences of Yorkshire and why Elvis told him he preferred mono to stereo.

The arrest of alleged gangster James Whitey Bulger in California last week renewed speculation about his possible involvement in the world's biggest ever art theft, from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. Art theft investigator Charles Hill considers whether Bulger's capture will assist the team hunting for the missing masterpieces.

Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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