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Coronation Street musical; Anish Kapoor's Olympic sculpture

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 11 May 2012

With Kirsty Lang.

Street of Dreams is a new arena musical based on Coronation Street, Britain's longest-running tv soap. Hosted by Paul O'Grady and starring cast members including Julie Goodyear (Bet Lynch) and William Roache (Ken Barlow), it opened last night in Manchester. Author and Corrie fan Livi Michael reviews.

Anish Kapoor discusses Orbit, his towering steel sculpture for the Olympic Park, which was unveiled today. Kirsty ascends to the viewing platforms, and critic Richard Cork gives his verdict.

The Proclaimers, Craig and Charlie Reid, discuss the inspiration behind their new album Like Comedy.

As the Brighton Festival opens, Kirsty reports from a disused market, the setting for a drama based on a murder case from Belgium; and on a piece of waste-land at the end of the promenade, we eavesdrop on lovers in their cars.

Producer Philippa Ritchie.

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  • Street of Dreams

  • Orbit

    • Orbit

      Kirsty Lang goes to see the sculpture Orbit.

  • The Proclaimers

  • Brighton Festival

  • Orbit

    Orbit

    Sculpture and public viewing platform by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond at the Olympic Park in Stratford.

    Photo credit: Jerome Weatherald

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