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Scorsese, Ashmolean, Kosminsky, Creativity

Anne McElvoy meets Martin Scorsese to discuss his new film Hugo, the director's first foray into the world of 3D.

Anne McElvoy meets with Martin Scorsese to discuss his new film, Hugo, the director's first foray in to the world of 3D. He's so taken with the new technology, if he could go back, he'd give his previous films, such as Taxi Driver and Raging Bull, the same treatment.

When does an artist reach their creative peak, and how indeed can that be judged? This week Night Waves has been looking at the ways in which creativity matures in literature and painting. Tonight, it's music with critic David Hepworh and Radio 3's Tom Service.

As the British Film Institute puts on a season of his work, director Peter Kosminsky considers his television career that has included the controversial docu-dramas The Government Inspector and Shoot To Kill.

And Anne travels to Oxford to visit the newly renovated Ashmolean museum to view ancient Egyptian artefacts which have not been seen for up to half a century.

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