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Claudia meets renowned designer Sir Terence Conran

Claudia returns to host The Radio 2 Arts Show and chats to Ruth Mackenzie, director of the Cultural Olympiad. Ruth updates us on the plans for the 12 week nationwide festival of the world's best music, theatre, dance, visual art, literature and film which runs alongside the sporting events.

Sir Terence Conran discusses the major exhibition at London's Design Museum; The Way We Live Now, which marks his 80th birthday and explores his unique impact on contemporary life in Britain. Through his own design work, Sir Terence has transformed the look of the British home. He has established a design studio and an architectural practice with a worldwide reach.

Claudia also meets Patrick Tresset whose newest work crosses art, robotics and computing - he has a robotic arm that creates his art for him.

Plus Peter Bradshaw reviews this week's movie releases, including The Iron Lady, and Claire Armitstead discusses the latest books.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Jan 2012 22:00
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