Welcome to New York; DBC Pierre, The Tallis Scholars

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Samira Ahmed talks to author DBC Pierre, reviews the film Welcome to New York starring Gerard Depardieu, and discusses the world premiere of John Tavener's Requiem Fragments.

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Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Samira Ahmed reviews the new controversial film from director Abel Ferrara, Welcome to New York, which stars Gerard Depardieu and is inspired by the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair.

Welcome To New York is released in selected cinemas on Friday 8 August, certificate 18 and will be available to view as a video on demand.

DBC Pierre

DBC Pierre

The booker prize-winning author, DBC Pierre discusses his new novella, Breakfast With The Borgias, a tale which highlights the modern horror of losing connectivity.


Photo credit: Sarah Lee

The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars

Samira talks to Peter Phillips, who conducts The Tallis Scholars in the world premiere of Sir John Tavener’s Requiem Fragments at the Proms tonight, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3


Photo credit:John Tavener and Peter Phillips © 1981 Peter Phillips



Plus a review of Gomorrah, the new television drama about Italy's other Mafia, The Camorra, based on the best-selling book by Roberto Saviano. 

Gomorrah starts on Sky Atlantic on Monday 4 August at 9pm


Photo credit: Emanuela Scarpa


Role Contributor
PresenterSamira Ahmed
Interviewed GuestDBC Pierre
Interviewed GuestPeter Phillips
ProducerCraig Smith

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