Antony Gormley & Simon Starling; Alice Hoffman; David Henry Hwang

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Antony Gormley and Simon Starling reflect on the influence of Henry Moore on a new generation of sculptors, author Alice Hoffman discusses her latest novel The Museum of Extraordinary Things, the story of love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century and Rachel Campbell-Johnston discusses the Turner Prize shortlist and what the choices say about the world of contemporary art. Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang on his play Yellow Face, which explores issues of race and identity through the the playwright's real life involvement in protests about the casting of Jonathan Pryce in Miss Saigon and, as Russia's entry for Eurovision is booed, music journalist John P Lucas talks us through the political pressures of the competition.

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Wed 7 May 2014 19:15

The Turner Prize 2014

Rachel Campbell-Johnston discusses the Turner Prize shortlist and what the choices say about the world of contemporary art.

David Henry Hwang

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang on his play Yellow Face, which explores issues of race and identity.

Antony Gormley and Simon Starling

Antony Gormley and Simon Starling reflect on the influence of Henry Moore on a new generation of sculptors.

Eurovision and Politics

As Russia's entry for Eurovision is booed, music journalist John P Lucas talks us through the political pressures of the competition.

Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman discusses her latest novel The Museum of Extraordinary Things, the story of love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSamira Ahmed
ProducerOlivia Skinner
Interviewed GuestAntony Gormley
Interviewed GuestSimon Starling
Interviewed GuestAlice Hoffman
Interviewed GuestDavid Henry Hwang
Interviewed GuestRachel Campbell-Johnston

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