iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 03/04/2012

Play now 18 mins

03/04/2012

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 April 2012

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

Presented by Anna McNamee.

On today's programme: Shakespeare in South Sudan and Peter Carey: The Chemistry of Tears.

Pictured: The South Sudan Theatre Company rehearsing Cymbeline (photo credit: Banyak Films & Transformedia).

On twitter: @southsudanTC

Chapters

2 items
  • Peter Carey: The Chemistry of Tears

    Take one acclaimed Australian author and one fraudulent 18th Century automata - a French-digesting-and-defecating-duck - and you get a novel about grief, global warming and the nature of life itself.

  • Shakespeare in South Sudan

    As the Globe to Globe Shakespeare Festival nears, the BBC's James Copnall was in South Sudan to hear how the world's newest country is getting on with their first Shakespearean production, Cymbeline.

  • Peter Carey

    Peter Carey

    Photo credit: Ashley Gilbertson

Broadcasts

Podcast

  1. Image for World Book Club

    World Book Club

    From Alice Walker to Chinua Achebe, the world's greatest authors discuss their best known novel.…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss