Antonio Pappano; playwright Anne Washburn; Banksy retrospective

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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.

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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

Mr Burns

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

Banksy: The Unauthorised Retrospective

Banksy: The Unauthorised Retrospective

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


Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew d'Ancona
Interviewed GuestAntonio Pappano
Interviewed GuestAnne Washburn
Interviewed GuestAdrian Searle
ProducerPhilip Sellars
ProducerClaire Bartleet

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