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02/02/2012

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18 minutes
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Thursday 02 February 2012

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

In today's programme:
The writer Eva Hoffman celebrates the life of Nobel Prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska who has died at the age of 88.

Hong Kong artist Leung Chi Wo's new show which explores history, who owns it and why via some mysterious bullet holes.

And as Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe launches the horror film The Woman in Black, US movie theatres this weekend are also opening Chronicle and The Innkeepers. Dave Calhoun discusses this new wave of retro chillers.

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  • Wislawa Szymborska

    The writer Eva Hoffman celebrates the life of Nobel prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska who has died at the age of 88.

  • Leung Chi Wo

    The Hong Kong artist has a new show on in London which explores history, who owns it and why via some mysterious bullet holes

  • Horror Dramas

    As Daniel Radcliffe launches the horror film The Woman in Black, US movie theatres this weekend are also opening Chronicle & The Innkeepers. Dave Calhoun discusses this new wave of retro chillers.

  • Poland Nobel poetry laureate Wislawa Szymborska dies

    Poland Nobel poetry laureate Wislawa Szymborska dies

    Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska has died of lung cancer at the age of 88. Ms Szymborska, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, passed away in her sleep at her home in Krakow

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