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28/01/2010

With Kirsty Lang. Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson on new thriller play Ghost Stories; Disney's new black cartoon princess; Portuguese Fado singer Mariza.

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson aim to terrify audiences with their new stage production Ghost Stories. They combine their passion for the macabre from their work on Derren Brown's stage shows and The League of Gentlemen. Kirsty Lang talks to them about the lack of thrillers in theatre.

The Princess and the Frog features Disney's first African American princess. Hannah Pool reviews the film and the significance of Tiana's role.

Portuguese Fado singer Mariza, currently touring the UK, performs live in the studio and talks about blending tradional Portuguese Saudade, with modern sounds, fashion and a short blonde haircut.

A major exhibition at Tate Liverpool looks at the impact of black cultures from around the Atlantic on art in the 20th century to the modern day. Musician Soweto Kinch gives his verdict.

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Thu 28 Jan 2010 19:15

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  • GHOST STORIES

    Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson on their passion for the macabre and terrifying audiences with their stage production Ghost Stories.

    Duration: 09:15

  • THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

    The Princess and the Frog features Disney's first African American princess. Hannah Pool reviews the film and the significance of Tiana's role.

    Duration: 04:44

  • MARITZA

    Portuguese Fado singer Mariza, currently touring the UK, performs live in-studio and talks about blending traditional Portuguese Saudade, with modern sounds, fashion and a short blonde haircut.

    Duration: 08:30

  • AFRO MODERN

    A major exhibition at Tate Liverpool looks at the impact of black cultures from around the Atlantic, on art in the 20th century to the modern day. Musician Soweto Kinch gives his verdict.

    Duration: 05:00

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