Fifty years old and still kicking! James Bond is back with the latest offering directed by Oscar-winning Sam Mendes. Skyfall takes us back to the roots of 007 and features a sinister villain played by Spanish Oscar-winner Javier Bardem.Skyfall
The Road to van Eyck
The co-curator of a major new exhibition at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Dr Stephan Kemperdick tells us about his four year search into the secrets of 15th Century art history after being told to prove that Jan van Eyck did not come to Earth by UFO. Did he manage it?Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Picture: The Three Marys at the Tomb, c. 1430-1435. Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Friar Alessandro is a practicing Franciscan monk from Assisi in Italy who just happens to have the number one classical album in the UK. He talks about avoiding the potential pitfalls of fame and fortune.
Photo: Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi.
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