Frank Auerbach, Surveillance, Die Nibelungen, Christopher Hampton.

Rana Mitter discusses two new shows of the painter, Frank Auerbach's work with the critic, Bill Feaver and explores the vexed terrain of surveillance with the philosopher, Zygmunt Bauman and the journalist, Nick Cohen. There's also a review of a DVD release of Die Nibelungen, one of Fritz Lang's great films and the playwright Christopher Hampton talks about his new play, Appomattox and shares his enthusiasm for a neglected masterpiece of European literature, Odon von Horvath's The Age of the Fish.

Producer Zahid Warley.

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45 minutes

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Thu 1 Nov 2012 22:00

Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach, Early Works 1954 - 1978 is on at Offer Waterman & Co., London from Friday 2 November until Saturday 1 December 2012.

Waterman - Early Works


Frank Auerbach: Next Door is on at the Marlborough Fine Art, London until Saturday 10 November 2012.

Marlborough Fine Art - Next Door

Liquid Surveillance

Liquid Surveillance: A Conversation written by Zygmunt Bauman is published by Polity Press on Friday 2 November 2012.

Die Nibelungen

Die Nibelungen certificate PG is available now on Blu-ray and DVD from Eureka Entertainment.

Christopher Hampton

Appomattox written by Christopher Hampton is on at the Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, USA until Sunday 11 November 2012.

Guthrie Theater - Appomattox

The Age of the Fish

The Age of the Fish written by Ödön von Horváth was published by Penguin Books.

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