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Newsnight Review - 29 June, 2007

  • Newsnight
  • 29 Jun 07, 07:03 PM

Kirsty Wark is joined by Paul Morley, Miranda Sawyer and John Harris for a special extended programme from the Manchester International Festival.

Monkey posterThe panel will be reviewing: Monkey:Journey to the West, a circus opera based on the most famous of the Chinese myth cycles, the fable of the monkey king - now reinvented by Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and Chen Shi- Zheng; an intriguing theatre experience by Johnny Vegas and Stewart Lee called Interiors; Perverted by Languange - a book of short fiction inspired by Manchester band The Fall (Steve Smith then speaks to namesake and singer Mark E, read more about that here); Lou Reed's British premiere of his dark, drug-infested narrative album Berlin; and the film Shrek the Third.

More about all those here - leave your reviews and comments below.

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  • 1.
  • At 09:53 PM on 02 Jul 2007,
  • csharp wrote:

As Anthony Blanche might have said 'Take me to see the S S Shrek that has 't t too much Plot', the Shrek that is a device of international subversion'.

  • 2.
  • At 01:05 PM on 07 Jul 2007,
  • Andy P wrote:

Works much better with three pannelists.

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