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Julie Walters back on stage, Adrian Lester, and Ed Stoppard on Alan Turing

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 20 June 2012

With Mark Lawson.

Julie Walters returns to the stage playing an old hippie, in The Last of the Haussmans, a debut play by Stephen Beresford. The play also stars Helen McCrory and Rory Kinnear as Judy's grown-up children and the victims of a rackety 60s upbringing. Valerie Grove reviews.

A new exhibition at the Science Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, the wartime codebreaker and pioneering computer scientist. Actor Ed Stoppard, who played Turing in a recent TV docudrama, reviews.

Actor Adrian Lester, star of hustle on BBC One, discusses his career and takes questions from a group of young would-be actors in a session recorded in Hackney at the Radio 1 Academy.

Producer Jerome Weatherald.

Chapters

4 items
  • The Last of the Haussmans

  • Alan Turing

    • Alan Turing

      Actor Ed Stoppard reviews an exhibition of the work of Alan Turing at the Science Museum

  • Adrian Lester

    • Adrian Lester

      Actor Adrian Lester, star of Hustle on BBC One, discusses his career with Mark Lawson

  • Same Names

    • Same Names

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