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First broadcast:
Monday 06 February 2012

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

On today's programme: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, SurVivart and John Williams.

(Picture: Actors Tom Hanks and Thomas Horn in a scene from the film Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close)


3 items
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    British director Stephen Daldry discusses his Oscar-nominated 9/11 film and New York-based film critic David Fear delivers his verdict.

  • SurVivart

    Art For the Right to a 'Good Life' from Cambodia, Ethiopia, Thailand and elsewhere around the world.

  • John Williams

    He's composed music for some of the most successful films of all time, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Harry Potter, War Horse etc, we mark his 80th birthday.


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