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Turner and the Masters
J.M.V Turner is widely considered to have been one of Britain's finest painters, and a new exhibition of his work displays his paintings alongside that of the old masters and his contemporaries that inspired him. Mark is joined by art-critic Tim Marlow for a walk around the exhibition at London's Tate Britain.
Harry Potter Translators Conference
Two years after the publication of the last Harry Potter book, the translators gather in Paris to discuss what was lost in translation… The Strand finds out what their greatest challenges were.
We review the new film from Joe Wright the director behind the award-winning Atonement. The Soloist, stars Robert Downey Jr. as a journalist who befriends a homeless Julliard-trained musician, played by Jamie Foxx. It's already being hotly tipped for success at the Oscars. Film critic Adam Smith reviews.
Whats the future of film? Hollywood is putting a lot of faith in 3D movies; but for the organisers of the OneDotZero digital film festival held recently in London, that's passe. They've been showcasing radical new innovations and approaches. Mark Coles went to visit and took part in something called the interactive music video lounge - where clicking a mouse and holding up coded bits of paper meant he could direct his own music video and even star in one himself.