Jean Paul Gaultier; Christy Moore; The Raid 2

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Kirsty Lang talks to the enfant terrible of the fashion world, designer John Paul Gaultier, as a retrospective of his work opens at the Barbican Centre in London. Gaultier discusses where the inspiration for his iconic striped t-shirts and the conical bras worn by Madonna came from and explains why he has always been inspired by London style.

As Michael Palin announces his first one man show, he talks to Kirsty about going on tour at 71, trying to make audiences laugh and taking the his first lead role in a TV drama for more than 20 years.

Christy Moore, the Irish folk singer, looks back over his five-decade musical career and his 25 solo albums as he prepares to perform a series of concerts in the UK.

Welsh director Gareth Evans had a surprise hit with 2012's The Raid, an Indonesian martial arts film which took place in a run-down fifteen story apartment block. He's now followed it up with The Raid 2, catching up with the hero Rama, battling the enemies he made in the first instalment. Briony Hanson reviews.

Producer: Olivia Skinner.

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Michael Palin

Michael Palin

To find out more information about Michael Palin's first ever one-man tour, Travelling To Work starting in September 2014, please see Michael Palin's website.  An accompanying book will be published on Thursday 11 September 2014.

The Raid 2

The Raid 2

The Raid 2 is released in UK cinemas on Friday 11 April 2014, certificate 18.

 

Image: The Raid 2, Entertainment One UK

Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is on at the Barbican, London from Wednesday 9 April until Monday 25 August 2014.

Christy Moore

Christy Moore
Where I Come From the album by Christy Moore is out now and a tour of the same name begins Thursday 10 April 2014 at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.

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Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestJean-Paul Gaultier
Interviewed GuestMichael Palin
Interviewed GuestChristy Moore
Interviewed GuestBriony Hanson
ProducerOlivia Skinner

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