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Wednesday 07 September 2011

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

On today's programme: Mercury Winner PJ Harvey, Paul Goldberger, TV drama Combat Hospital.

PJ Harvey Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty Images.


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  • Mercury Award Winner 2011

    PJ Harvey is the winner of the UK's most prestigious music prize for her album Let England Shake. Krissi Murison, editor of music magazine NME and one of the judges explains why.

  • Paul Goldberger

    On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre, we speak to the architecture critic of the New Yorker about the ever-changing, unfinished plans for the rebuild of Ground Zero.

  • TV drama - Combat Hospital

    This summer, a television war drama set in a military hospital in Afghanistan has regularly remained in America's top ten TV shows. Sian Griffiths visited the set for The Strand.



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