Episode 10

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The Culture Show, 2011/2012 Episode 10 of 28

Duration: 1 hour

Andrew Graham-Dixon visits the new Firstsite Gallery in Colchester, Mark Kermode talks to Lars Von Trier about his new film Melancholia and Alastair Sooke meets American artist Frank Stella at his first major show here for 25 years.

The inmates of Wandsworth Prison talk about their unlikely passion for embroidery, while Michael Smith unpicks Postmodernism at the V&A. Journalist Lynn Barber chats to legendary editor Diana Athill, now in her nineties and enjoying her own successful literary career.

Plus Simon Thurley and Andrew Lloyd Webber launch the Heritage Angels Awards for those who have saved the buildings they love, and Nigel Kennedy explains his new work Four Elements.

  • Tim Samuels looks at prison embroidery at HMP Wandsworth

    Tim Samuels looks at prison embroidery at HMP Wandsworth

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber talks to us about the Heritage Angel Awards

    Andrew Lloyd Webber talks to us about the Heritage Angel Awards

  • Diana Athill discusses her latest memoir with Lynn Barber

    Diana Athill discusses her latest memoir with Lynn Barber

Credits

Presenter
Lynn Barber
Interviewed Guest
Diana Athill
Presenter
Mark Kermode
Presenter
Alastair Sooke
Interviewed Guest
Nigel Kennedy
Presenter
Simon Thurley
Interviewed Guest
Andrew Lloyd Webber

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