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Greek Theatre Attacks

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 24 October 2012

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Mark Coles. On today's programme, Greek theatre attacks, Elena and Robert Soko.

(Image: A supporter of Greek extreme-right ultra nationalist party Golden Dawn. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Greek Theatre Attacks

    A theatre in Greece has been attacked by far-right MPs for staging a controversial play that has homosexual themes. Audience members were beaten and suffered broken bones, while the actors have received death threats. The director has called it ‘Krystallnacht’ for Greece. The Strand investigates.

  • Elena


    We review the winner of Cannes' Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize, directed by Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev, a modern twist on the classic noir thriller.

  • Robert Soko

    Robert Soko

    From Bosnia to Brazil gypsy brass dance music Balkan Beats has been a world wide phenomenon, Mark talks to the godfather of the genre DJ Robert Soko about his new remix CD.

    Photo by Michael Mann.

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