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Antonio Pappano; playwright Anne Washburn; Banksy retrospective

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 10 June 2014

With Matthew d'Ancona

Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, talks about Puccini's first great operatic success, Manon Lescaut.

We review Devil's Knot, the latest film from Atom Egoyan. Based on a true story about the savage murders of three boys in Arkansas in 1993, the film stars Colin Firth as Ron Lax, the case's private investigator.

Writer Anne Washburn talks about her play Mr Burns, where The Simpsons provide the narrative in a post-apocalyptic world, and pop songs assume a similarly revered cultural position.

Art critic Adrian Searle discusses a large retrospective of Banksy's work including paintings, prints and sculptures. Street art is not included in the exhibition, which has been curated without the involvement of the mysterious artist.

Producer Claire Bartleet.

Chapters

4 items
  • Antonio Pappano

    ANTONIO PAPPANO

    Antonio Pappano conducts Puccini’s Monon Lescaut at the Royal Opera House from next Tuesday (17th June) until 7th July. The production is also live in cinemas on 24th June.

  • Devil's Knot

    Devil's Knot

    Devil’s Knot is out this Friday (13 June) certificate 15.

  • Mr Burns

    The company of Mr Burns

    Mr Burns is at the Almeida Theatre in London until 26th July.

  • Banksy: The Unauthorised Retrospective

    Turf War, Banksy

    Banksy: The Unauthorised Retrospective, curated by Steve Lazarides is at Sotheby’s S|2 gallery in London from 11 June to 25 July 2014.

Credits

Presenter
Matthew d'Ancona
Interviewed Guest
Antonio Pappano
Interviewed Guest
Anne Washburn
Interviewed Guest
Adrian Searle
Producer
Philip Sellars
Producer
Claire Bartleet

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