Fiona Shaw; Simon McBurney; Journeys Into the Unknown
Stephanie Flanders contemplates nothing with science editor Jeremy Webb who is fascinated with the idea of vacuum, voids and absolute zero; and astronomer Carolin Crawford explains there's more to black holes than meets the eye. The director Simon McBurney looks to reveal all in his production of the Magic Flute, including liberating the orchestra from the pit to centre stage; and Fiona Shaw asks 'is this all?' in her re-imagining of Britten's The Rape of Lucretia.
Producer: Natalia Fernandez.
Jeremy Webb is Editor-in-Chief of New Scientist.
Nothing: From absolute zero to cosmic oblivion – amazing insights into nothingness, edited by Jeremy Webb, is published by Profile Books.
Carolin Crawford is Gresham Professor of Astronomy.
Her lecture, Comets - Visitors from the frozen edge of the Solar System, will be on Wednesday 20 November at the Museum of London.
Simon McBurney is an actor, writer and director.
The Magic Flute is on at the ENO at the London Coliseum from 7 November to 7 December.
|Interviewed Guest||Jeremy Webb|
|Interviewed Guest||Carolin Crawford|
|Interviewed Guest||Fiona Shaw|
|Interviewed Guest||Simon McBurney|