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Paul Allen reports from the National Theatre on a new version of Chekhov's disturbing masterpiece, The Seagull. Katie Mitchell directs Juliet Stevenson in the role of Arkadina.

Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92)

Self Portrait, about 1780

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Self Portrait c. 1780
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Inv. 03/1394
© Royal Academy of Arts, London

Playlist

The Seagull
Alan Strachan reviews Chekhov's The Seagull with Juliet Stevenson starring at the National Theatre.

The National Theatre production of The Seagull runs until 23 September.

Bruce Wexler

Paul Allen also talks to Yale psychiatrist, Bruce Wexler, on his latest ideas in social-neuroscience and finds out how something called 'neuroplasticity' might help resolve areas of sectarian conflict such as the Middle East.

Brain and Culture: Neurobiology, Ideology and Social Change by Bruce Wexler is published by Bradford Books.

Rebels and Martyrs
And Sarah Kent reviews the new exhibition at the National Gallery 'Rebels and Martyrs: the Image of the Artist in the 19th century'.

National Gallery exhibition "Rebels and Martyrs" opens on 28 June and runs until 28 August 2006.




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