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Episode 26

The Culture Show, 2012/2013 Episode 26 of 32

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the work of 17th century Spanish baroque painter Bartholome Esteban Murillo, as an exhibiton focusing on the profound influence of his close friend and patron Justino de Neve opens at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Alan Yentob meets Jonathan Miller as the veteran opera and theatre director returns to British theatre after a six year break to stage Northern Broadsides production of Rutherford and Son - Githa Sowerby's powerful 1912 play about class, capitalism and gender. In a break from rehearsals, Miller reveals what it took to lure him out of retirement.

Internationally renowned architect Peter Zumthor has just been awarded Britain's highest architectural accolade, the Royal Gold Medal. Tom Dyckhoff travels to Switzerland to talk to this master of understatement about his quiet approach to design.

Mark Kermode meets Bill Murray to talk about his latest film 'Hyde Park on Hudson'.

All this and a performance from electronic music duo and BBC Sound of 2013, shortlisted artists AlunaGeorge recorded at the Hayward Gallery ahead of the opening of 'Light Show' which features the art of James Turrell and Dan Flavin amongst others.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Feb 2013 00:20


Role Contributor
PresenterAndrew Graham-Dixon
Series EditorJanet Lee
ParticipantJonathan Miller
PresenterAlan Yentob
PresenterTom Dyckhoff
PresenterMark Kermode

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