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Claudia previews Sunday's Academy Awards

Claudia speaks to the actor Robert Bathurst who's starring in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit on the West End stage, and we preview Sunday's Academy Awards.

Claudia speaks to Olivia Williams who is starring in the world premiere of Neil LaBute's new play - In a Forest, Dark and Deep alongside American actor Matthew Fox, a dark comedy of sibling rivalry which escalates into a psychological thriller.

Actor Robert Bathurst of Cold Feet fame talks about his role in Blithe Spirit which is opening at the Apollo Theatre on London's Shaftesbury Avenue.

Award-winning comedian and troubadour Boothby Graffoe returns from a three year break to discuss his new album Songs For Dogs, Funerals.

Founding father of counter culture Michael Horovitz reviews the new film Howl which profiles the story of Allen Ginsberg's masterful poem, and we preview Sunday's Academy Awards with film critics Boyd Hilton and Peter Bradshaw.

Plus we take a look at the major new exhibition The Dr Who Experience at Olympia in London which charts the history of the programme from its first series in 1963 to the latest episodes, and features original costumes, a veteran Tardis, Cybermen and artefacts from the show's 47-year history.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Featured on the CD 'The Love Album: Volume 2: Various Artists' on Virgin

    • Feargal Sharkey

      A Good Heart

  • Featured on the CD 'Rock Moods: Various Artists' on Pure

    • Annie Lennox

      A Whiter Shade Of Pale

  • Featured on the CD 'Songs For Dogs,Funerals' on Makin Projects

    • Boothby Graffoe


  • Featured on the CD 'Ultimate 80's ballads: Various Artists' on Polygram

    • David Bowie

      Absolute Beginners

  • BIG IMPACT MUSIC: Featured on the soundtrack CD 'Four Weddings And A Funeral' on Vertigo

    • Valve Studio Orchestra

      Funeral Blues

  • Featured on the CD 'Bob Dylan: Greatest Hits' on Columbia

    • Bob Dylan

      Subterranean Homesick Blues

  • Featured on a 'CD Single' on Mercury

    • Mark Knopfler and James Taylor

      Sailing To Philadelphia

  • Featured on a 'CD Single' on Cookin' Vinyl

    • Ron Sexsmith

      Believe It When I See It

  • Featured on the CD 'Doctor Who: Series 4'

    • Murray Gold

      Song Of Freedom

  • Featured on a 'CD Single' on Capitol

    • Glen Campbell

      Hollywood Smiles

  • Featured on the CD 'It's Cool: Various Artists' on Parlophone

    • Bill Withers

      Lovely Day

  • Featured on a 'CD Single' on Raindog Records

    • Lotte Mullan

      Would You Be So Kind