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15/04/2010

Arts news, interviews and reviews with Mark Lawson, including the verdict on the British premiere of a new acclaimed Broadway production of the musical Hair.

Mark Lawson has the verdict on the British premiere of a new production of the musical Hair, featuring the Broadway cast. Joan Bakewell, who saw the original staging, and Jacqueline Springer review.

Brendan Cole, one of the professional dancers from Strictly Come Dancing, discusses his new solo tour and reveals that he doesn't know if he'll be taking part in the next series of Strictly.

American writer Lorrie Moore discusses her approach to writing fiction, and reflects on her role as a soccer mom - her teenage son is a leading young soccer player in the US.

Liberal Democrat MP Don Foster, Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, discusses his party's plans for the arts.

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30 minutes

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Thu 15 Apr 2010 19:15

Chapters

  • Hair

    Music critic Jacqueline Springer and writer and broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell review Hair.

    Duration: 07:10

  • Lorrie Moore

    An interview with author Lorrie Moore about her new novel.

    Duration: 08:40

  • Don Foster

    Don Foster, Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary for the Liberal Democrats.

    Duration: 04:36

  • Brendan Cole

    Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole on his solo tour.

    Duration: 07:34

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