Elton John

Elton John on his new album, the influence of Liberace and why, despite President Putin’s new anti-gay laws, he still intends to perform in Russia. Also on the programme, director Mike Nichols explains why adultery need not always be a source of guilt for the people involved. Singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson remembers the dark side of Marvin Gaye. Actor Adil Ray, writer and star of the BBC’s Citizen Khan, explains how the relationship between comedy and race has changed over the years. And, novelist Sathnam Sangera will be discussing his latest book Marriage Material. Plus, documentary maker Marc Weisse talks about his film Camp 14, which features the only known person who has escaped from a North Korean death camp.

Image of Elton John by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Image of Marvin Gaye
Image of Mike Nichols by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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55 minutes

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Mon 7 Oct 2013 03:06 GMT

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