Lenny Henry on Nelson Mandela; Lesley Manville; Beauty and the Beast

With Kirsty Lang.

Lenny Henry pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and discusses the role that musicians and comedians played in the movement to free him.

Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz talk about their retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Fraser is one of the UK's best-known disabled performers and Muz is one of New York's most famous burlesque artists. They met whilst performing at a Freak show on Coney Island and their love story entwines with that of Beauty and the Beast.

Lesley Manville discusses her acting career and her two new productions, Ghosts on stage and The Christmas Candle on film.

Jason Solomons reviews Fill The Void, a new Israeli film about an arranged marriage.

Producer: Stephen Hughes.

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Nelson Mandela

Lenny Henry pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and discusses the role that musicians and comedians played in the movement to free him.

Beauty and the Beast

Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz talk about their retelling of Beauty and the Beast at Young Vic. Fraser is one of the UK's best-known disabled performers and Muz is one of New York's most famous burlesque artists.

Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville discusses her acting career and her two new productions, Ghosts on stage and The Christmas Candle on film.

Fill the Void

Jason Solomons reviews Fill The Void, a new Israeli film about an arranged marriage.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestLenny Henry
Interviewed GuestMat Fraser
Interviewed GuestJulie Muz
Interviewed GuestLesley Manville
ProducerJerome Weatherald

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