The Strand - Friday 13th August 2010

The best of the world's arts, film, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Mark Coles.

In today's programme: ex-Madonna producer William Orbit tells us about his new album, a review of the new Julia Roberts film, Historian Simon Schama looks at illuminated Jewish manuscripts and writer Tamara Chalabi gives us her pick of books which offer a guide to her home country Iraq.

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28 minutes

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Mon 16 Aug 2010 12:32 GMT