Miró's grandsons on his sculptures; The Devils on DVD

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With Mark Lawson

As the UK's largest exhibition of the sculpture of Joan Miró opens at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Mark meets Miró's grandsons, Emilio Fernández Miró and Joan Punyet Miró. They discuss the career of an artist who at the age of 81 described himself as "an established painter but a young sculptor".

In the new film thriller Contraband, Mark Wahlberg stars as a family man and former smuggler, dragged back into crime by his naive brother-in-law. Novelist M J Hyland reviews.

What did Shakespeare's plays sound like when first performed? The British Library is releasing a Shakespeare CD in what is claimed to be the original pronunciation. Actor Ben Crystal discusses how listening to Shakespeare performed this way changes our understanding of his language.

As Ken Russell's notorious 1971 film The Devils becomes available on DVD for the first time, in its original X certificate version, the film's editor Michael Bradsell and original cast member Murray Melvin share their memories of making it.

Producer Ekene Akalawu.

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