Lesley Manville and Richard Eyre, James Patterson, Nicholas Hytner, Ming

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Kirsty Lang talks to actress Lesley Manville and director Richard Eyre about filming their award-winning production of Ibsen's Ghosts.

Best-selling author James Patterson on giving away his own money to UK bookshops.

National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner on Richard Bean's new play Great Britain, a satire on the press and politics.

And a review of the National Museum of Scotland's exhibition Ming: The Golden Empire. With art historian Duncan McMillan.

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Wed 25 Jun 2014 19:15



Ghosts starring Lesley Manville and directed by Richard Eyre is showing in selected cinemas on Thursday 26 June 2014, please see the website for details.


Image: Lesley Manville and Jack Lowden in Ghosts
Photo Credit: Hugo Glendinning

James Patterson

James Patterson

To find out more information on James Patterson's donation to independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland please visit The Booksellers Association website.


Photo credit: Sue Patterson

Great Britain

Great Britain

Great Britain by Richard Bean opens on Monday 30 June 2014 at the National Theatre, London and is booking until Saturday 23 August 2014.


Image: Billie Piper & Dermot Crowley in Great Britain at the National Theatre
Photo Credit: 59 Productions

Ming: The Golden Empire

Ming: The Golden Empire is on at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh from Friday 27 June until Sunday 19 October 2014.


Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestLesley Manville
Interviewed GuestRichard Eyre
Interviewed GuestJames Patterson
Interviewed GuestNicholas Hynter
Interviewed GuestDuncan McMillan
ProducerNicola Holloway

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