Joe Wright's Trelawny of the Wells; JM Coetzee's The Childhood of Jesus; Richard Gere in Arbitrage

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Joe Wright is best known as a film director, his work including Pride and Prejudice, Atonement and Anna Karenina. But Trelawny of the Wells at the Donmar Warehouse marks his debut as a theatre director.Richard Gere was Golden Globe-nominated for his role as businessman Robert Miller in Nicholas Jarecki's film Arbitrage, a tense morality tale set in the world of high finance.A boy arrives in a strange country and can find no room to sleep... JM Coetzee's The Childhood of Jesus has obvious parallels with the story referenced in its title, but is a re-telling really the aim of the twice-Booker-winning author?Barocci: Brilliance and Grace is the title of a new exhibition at the National Gallery which aims to bring a previously under-recognised artist to more prominent attention. It includes some tender drawings and portraits as well as the dynamic, colourful altarpieces for which he is most admired.And BBC3's new sitcom Bluestone 42 touches on potentially sensitive territory: it's set amongst the troops in Afghanistan. How funny is it?The novelists Patrick Gale and Aminatta Forna and writer Natalie Haynes join presenter Tom Sutcliffe.Producer: Sarah Johnson.

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Sat 2 Mar 2013 19:15

Trelawny of the Wells

Trelawny of the Wells continues at the Donmar Warehouse, London, until the 13th April 2013.

Image above: Amy Morgan as Rose Trelawny. Photo by Johan Persson.

Trelawny of the Wells

Arbitrage

Arbitrage is in cinemas in nationwide, certificate 15.

Arbitrage

The Childhood of Jesus

The Childhood of Jesus by J M Coetzee is published by Harvill Secker.

The Childhood of Jesus

 

Bluestone 42

Bluestone 42 is on BBC3 on Tuesday  5th March at 10pm.

Bluestone 42

Barocci: Brilliance and Grace

Barocci: Brilliance and Grace continues at The National Gallery until 19th May 2013

Barocci: Brilliance and Grace

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