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First broadcast:
Tuesday 05 July 2011

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

On today's programme: Socialisme, Caine Prize and Russian Music.


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  • Film Socialisme

    This is the new film by iconic director Jean-Luc Godard, described as a symphony in three movements, multi-lingual and set on a cruise-liner on the Mediterranean.

  • The Caine Prize for African Writing

    We talk to the South African writer David Medalie, shortlisted for one of Africa's most important literary awards.

  • Russian Music Round-up

    From the BBC World Service Russian service, Anya Dorodyeko talks us through some music that's making waves in Russia.

  • Noize MC

    Russian music tracks featured today:
    Bez Variantov by Zemfira
    Get Well Soon by Mujuice
    Mercedes 666 by Noize MC



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