iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 28/06/2011

Play now 18 mins


18 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 28 June 2011

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

On today's programme: A Better Life (pictured), Beyonce and Love Letter to Finnish.


3 items
  • A Better Life

    This new film is about a gardener in L.A. who tries to keep his son away from immigration agents. We talk to director Chris Weitz.

  • Beyonce

    Beyonce rocked the Glastonbury Festival's main stage at the weekend and has a new album. We review 4 and consider where her music has taken her.

  • Love Letter to Finnish

    Leading European linguist, Diego Marani on his New Finnish Grammar - a novel about memory, identity and a unique and lonely language.



  1. Image for World Book Club

    World Book Club

    From Alice Walker to Chinua Achebe, the world's greatest authors discuss their best known novel.…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss