Top of the Lake, Blancanieves

Jane Campion's Top of the Lake comes to BBC2 starring Elisabeth Moss of Mad Men fame - here playing a detective investigating what's happening to a 12-year-old girl in a small New Zealand community. Also starring Holly Hunter and Peter Mullan and with influences from David Lynch to The Killing, will it hold UK audiences in its grip?

The Spanish silent black and white film Blancanieves has been winning great acclaim for its intensity and beauty. Pablo Berger's film is a surreal take on the Snow White story. After The Artist, will the appetite for silent films continue?

Untangling the Web is Aleks Krotoski's book taking a look at how the new technology has influenced our lives, from our sense of self to how we interact with others.

Circle Mirror Transformation is an award-winning play by Annie Baker first performed off Broadway. It's now given a production starring Imelda Staunton and Toby Jones at the Rose Lipman Building in Haggerston, London as part of the Royal Court Theatre's Local project.

And Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s is a new exhibition at the V&A in London examining the individualistic influence of those who went to clubs such as Taboo and The Camden Palace on the fashion of the time, away from the world of shoulder pads and Dynasty.

Tom Sutcliffe is joined by the novelists Linda Grant and Alex Preston and anthropologist Kit Davis.

Producer: Sarah Johnson.

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Sat 13 Jul 2013 19:15

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