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Tuesday 15 November 2011

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

Presented by Anna McNamee.

On today's programme: Kolkata Film Festival, Peter Englund and Yann Tiersen.


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  • Kolkata Film Festival

    We report from the 17th edition of the Indian festival to find out what's making the headlines this year.

  • Peter Englund

    The Swedish historian and head of the body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature talks about his new 'anti-history' of World War I.

  • Yann Tiersen

    Anna talks to the French musician about writing the soundtrack to the hit film Amelie, making music with a typewriter and barking...

  • Thankful villages: The places where everyone came back from the wars

    Thankful villages: The places where everyone came back from the wars

    The mass slaughter of 1914-18 robbed the UK of a million lives, leaving no part of the country untouched. But there was a tiny handful of settlements where all those who served returned home

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