Rufus Norris; David Jason; Jeremy Deller

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With Mark Lawson

This morning it was announced that Rufus Norris will succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of the National Theatre. Norris, who has been associate director of the National Theatre for two years, where he directed the Amen Corner and London Road among other productions, will take over from April 2015. Rufus Norris talks to Mark Lawson about his future plans.

As Sir David Jason, the star of Only Fools And Horses, Open All Hours, The Darling Buds of May, and A Touch of Frost, marks his five decade long career with an autobiography, he reveals why his career began almost by accident and how he can do an uncanny impression of Julian Clary.

The artist Jeremy Deller shows Mark around his latest exhibition, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, which has opened at Manchester Art Gallery. The show, which will tour the UK, explores what Deller sees as the continuing impact of the Industrial Revolution on British popular culture.

Producer Ekene Akalawu.

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Tue 15 Oct 2013 19:15

Rufus Norris

Rufus Norris
Rufus Norris (left) who will succeed Nicholas Hytner (far right) as the new director of the National Theatre in April 2015, with John Makinson (centre), the chairman of the National Theatre.

David Jason

David Jason: My Life is out now published by Century

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

Curated by the artist Jeremy Deller, this exhibition is at the Manchester Art Gallery until 19 January 2014.

Gallery: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMark Lawson
Interviewed GuestDavid Jason
Interviewed GuestRufus Norris
Interviewed GuestJeremy Deller
ProducerEkene Akalawu

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