The Stand Thursday 16th July 2009
The best of the world's arts, film, music, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Tim Marlow.
For more than 75 years the BBC has broadcast the Proms around the world. The Strand explores the international appeal of this music festival
BBC Proms website http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/2009/
Turkish Armenian Film Festival
The Strand goes behind the scenes at the Golden Apricot Festival and looks at the how it is bringing Turkish and Armenian film makers together.
A new exhibition Telling Tales opens this week at the Victoria and Albert museum in London. It explores the fantastical world of contemporary design, where the boundaries between design and art have become blurred.
Telling Tales Website: http://www.vam.ac.uk/microsites/telling-tales/