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Strindberg
Radio 3 hosts a series of programmes and features exploring the life and work of August Strindberg, writer, photographer and painter.
August Strindberg (1849-1912) is best known as a writer and playwright, but he was also an extremely radical painter for his time. Tate Modern is hosting the first major UK exhibition to explore his paintings and photographs, as well as his illustrated manuscripts, drawings and sculptures. The exhibition runs from 17th February to 15th May 2005. [Photograph 1886 courtesy of: Strindbergsmuseet, Stockholm]
Visit Tate Modern for details of the exhibition
View an online gallery of Strindberg's paintings

Monday 14th February 2005 9:30pm
Night Waves discusses Strindberg's paintings.
For the first time in this country, Tate Modern in London has devoted a show to Strindberg's artwork. Paul Allen takes a look. 
View an online gallery of Strindberg's paintings
Listen again to the Night Waves review of the exhibition
 
Tuesday 15th February 2005 at 9:30pm
Night Waves reviews Strindberg's 'A Dream Play'.
Susan Hitch with the first review of Caryl Churchill's new version of August Strindberg's 'A Dream Play', which is opening at the National Theatre. 
Listen again to the Night Waves review of this production 

Thursday 24th February 8:15-8:35pm
Twenty Minutes: 'Strindberg - the Polymath'
Listen again to the Twenty Minutes programme here after broadcast.
Listen again to the programme
 
Sunday 6th March 8pm
Drama on 3 presents a Strindberg Double Bill. Playing With Fire (1892) stars Fiona Shaw and Jonathan Coy and The Pelican (1907) stars Janet McTeer, Naomi Frederick and Rory Kinnear.
The plays represent two distinct periods of the writer's life but are connected by the intense, often contradictory, evocations of family life they contain. These are portraits of passion. Emotionally Strindberg began to explore the psychology of the 20th Century.

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