The Sea; Keith Huff; Patience Agbabi; Banksy art

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Kirsty Lang discusses a new film adaptation of John Banville's Man Booker prize winning novel The Sea. With Rachel Cooke.

House of Cards writer Keith Huff talks about his play A Steady Rain. A hit on Broadway in 2009 starring Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman, it receives its UK premiere at the Theatre Royal Bath.

Is it ok to steal a Banksy? Lawyer Karen Sanig, from Mischon de Reya, offers legal advice.

Poet Patience Agbabi on her new collection Telling Tales, an updating of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, with the pilgrims travelling on a Routemaster bus.

And TV critic Boyd Hilton reviews Trying Again, the new sitcom from Thick of It duo Chris Addison and Simon Blackwell, about a couple stuggling after an affair.

Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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The Banksy - believed to be on plywood - was originally shown here on Clement Street, Bristol.

A Steady Rain

A Steady Rain

A Steady Rain, written by Keith Huff is on at the Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 10 May 2014.


Image: A Steady Rain, Vincent Riotta as Denny & Brian Doherty as Joey, Theatre Royal Bath

Credit: Simon Annand

Patience Agbabi

Patience Agbabi

Telling Tales written by Patience Agbabi is published by Canongate Books.


Image Credit: Lyndon Douglas

Trying Again

Trying Again

Trying Again begins on Thursday 24 April 2014 on Sky Living.


Image: Jo Joyner as Meg & Chris Addison as Matt

The Sea

The Sea is released in UK cinemas on Friday 18 April 2014, certificate 12A.


Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestRachel Cooke
Interviewed GuestKeith Huff
Interviewed GuestKaren Sanig
Interviewed GuestPatience Agbabi
Interviewed GuestBoyd Hilton
ProducerTimothy Prosser

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