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Emel Mathlouthi

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 December 2012

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Turkish Soap Opera
The incredibly popular 'The Magnificent' about the 16th century Emperor Suleiman has riled the Turkish Prime Minister so much that he's taking legal action against it. The Strand finds out more.

Anthony Gormley
'Model' is an monumental new work by British artist Antony Gormley, he takes Anna to explore the internal space of architecture through the body and of the body through architecture.

Everest Art Exhibition
Every year on Everest an average of four tons of rubbish is left by climbers on the mountain. We talk to the organiser of an art exhibition about how the installations aim to highlight the situation by upcycling the waste - turning them into something of beauty and usefulness

Music Round up
DJ Rita Ray talks Mark through 3 exciting new CDs from Africa

Wangechi Mutu
Kenyan Wangechi Mutu is a former Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year and her latest exhibition in Los Angeles features video, sculpture, and a range of disturbing collages. It's called Nita-rudi Nina-rudi -- or I Plan to Return, I am Returning and explores her notion of home after living in the US for more than 20 years.

Chinese Satire
Writer and broadcaster Linda Kennedy has been watching what she sees as small but significant signs that mainland China's experimenting with new forms of comedy both in social satire and political humour.

Emel Mathlouthi
The Tunisian singer talks about writing music for a revolution before it had actually happened in her country, her frustrations with the governments who have been voted in since the Arab Spring and also performs live for the programme.

Doha Tribeca Film Festival
One of the highlights from the 80 movies and documentaries shown at the 4th edition of the film festival was a rap documentary, Lyrics Revolt - Hip Hop and the Revolution. We hear from the filmmakers and the rap artists.

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