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

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 March 2013

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.

  • 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.


  • 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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