Francis Bacon meets Henry Moore; Manic Street Preachers; Jason Byrne; In a World
With John Wilson.
As a new exhibition bringing together works by Henry Moore and Francis Bacon opens at the Ashmolean in Oxford, art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston reviews the show and discusses artistic pairings.
Manic Street Preachers' 11th studio album is out next week. Bassist and lyricist Nicky Wire reveals how Rewind the Film is a new departure for the band, as they acknowledge the passing of the years and reflect on the longevity of their musical career.
Viv Groskup reviews In a World, a quirky rom-com set in the cut-throat world of movie trailers, where a handful of voice-over artists compete to say those immortal lines - In a world.... Lake Bell wrote, directed and stars in the film, which won the Best Screenplay award at Sundance.
The comedian Jason Byrne discusses his BBC One show Father Figure, a new sitcom involving an Irish grandmother, slapstick and a studio audience, and is adapted from Byrne's series on Radio 2.
Producer Ella-mai Robey.
Francis Bacon / Henry Moore: Flesh and Bone
Flesh and Bone opens at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford from 12 September until 19 January 2014.
Manic Street Preachers
In A World
Father Figure begins on Wednesday 18 Sept at 10.35pm on BBC1.
|Interviewed Guest||Nicky Wire|
|Interviewed Guest||Jason Byrne|