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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


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  • 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



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