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The Killers, Booker Prize shortlist, Woody Allen film, Bronze

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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 September 2012

With Mark Lawson

Las Vegas band The Killers are in the UK ahead of the release of their new album, Battle Born, next week. In a rare interview recorded shortly before going on stage to roadtest their new material, singer Brandon Flowers and drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr discuss writing and performing their fourth album.

Woody Allen's cinematic tour of Europe continues with his new film To Rome With Love. The romantic comedy takes the form of four separate stories played by an all-star cast, including Allen as an opera director, Penelope Cruz and Alec Baldwin - all of whom find themselves in Italy's capital city. Comedian Tiffany Stevenson reviews.

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for fiction is announced today. Chair of judges Sir Peter Stothard and fellow judge actor Dan Stevens discuss the six titles competing for the £50 000 prize.

Bronze sculptures from 5,000 years ago until the present day come together at the Royal Academy in London in an exhibition called Bronze. Works from Asia, Africa and Europe, ancient Greece and Rome sit alongside pieces by Rodin, Picasso, Giacometti, Henry Moore and Louise Bourgeois. Historian Tom Holland reviews.

Producer Nicki Paxman.

Chapters

4 items
  • The Killers

    Mark interviews Las Vegas band The Killers.

  • The Shortlist for the Man Booker Prize

    Chair of judges Sir Peter Stothard and fellow judge actor Dan Stevens discuss the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for fiction.

  • Bronze

    Historian Tom Holland reviews Bronze at the Royal Academy in London.

  • To Rome With Love

    Comedian Tiffany Stevenson reviews Woody Allen's new film To Rome With Love.

  • The Killers

    The Killers

    Mark Lawson with Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vannucci Jr of The Killers at The Forum in Kentish Town, London.

    Photocredit (for both images): Jerome Weatherald.

  • Man Booker Prize for Fiction: 2012 shortlist

    Tan Twan Eng - The Garden of Evening

    Deborah Levy - Swimming Home

    Hilary Mantel - Bring up the Bodies

    Alison Moore - The Lighthouse

    Will Self - Umbrella

    Jeet Thayil - Narcopolis

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