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18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 May 2011

A special programme exploring the role of artists and cultural figures in this year's protests in the Middle East.

Contributors including Adhaf Souief, Kutlug Ataman, Khaled al-Berry and Ghalia Kabbani talk about the importance of writing - from blogging to novels - in Arab culture and the way in which recent events are already influencing artists' work.


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