Michael Fassbender

Hollywood star Michael Fassbender tells The Arts Hour why he discovered putting a giant mask over your head really quite liberating. He stars in a new film Frank about the musician who always performed in an oversized papier maché.

The band Coldplay releases their sixth studio album - Ghost Stories – and their lead singer Chris Martin talks about getting the balance right between public and private life.

This year marks the the centenary of the birth of Wales’ greatest poet – Dylan Thomas. Former US President Jimmy Carter reveals why he is a lifelong devotee.

Indian musician Debashish Bhattacharya demonstrates how the blues would sound on his slide guitar.

There is the story of the cellist of Sarajevo who played Albinoni's Adagio in G Minor during the siege in the middle of the Bosnian war

As the annual film fest feast starts in Cannes next week – we open the curtains on an exclusive peak at the non-Hollywood films which are likely to cause a stir.

Plus Ziggy Marley, son of the Reggae legend Bob tells us why he embraces that old adage that behind every successful man, is a good woman.

(Photo: From left to right, Chris Martin, Michael Fassbender, Credit: Getty Images, Ziggy Marley, Credit: Roxanne Haynes)

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55 minutes

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Sun 11 May 2014 21:06 GMT


Frank starring Michael Fassbender is in cinemas now.


Ghost Stories by Coldplay is released on Monday 19 May 2014.

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

Fly Rasta the new album by Ziggy Marley is out now.


Image Credit: Roxanne Haynes

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