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Damon Albarn, Art Fund Prize shortlist, Sophie Hannah, Proms line-up

Arts news. Damon Albarn on his new album Everyday Robots, the Proms line-up revealed, novelist Sophie Hannah, and Art Fund Prize shortlist announced for the Museum of the Year.

John Wilson is in the recording studio with Damon Albarn to discuss his latest album Everyday Robots, an autobiographical journey in which he returns to his childhood and his London and Essex roots. Albarn describes the stories that lie behind the songs of this his first fully-realised solo album. Roger Wright reveals the line-up for his last ever BBC Proms. The poet and crime writer Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Telling Error, a psychological puzzle about about the seductive appeal of lying. Plus The Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar announces the shortlist for the Museum of the Year Prize.

Producer Elaine Lester
Presenter: John Wilson.

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  • Art Fund Museum Prize 2014

    Stephen Deuchar announces the shortlist for the Art Fund Museum of the Year Prize

    Duration: 05:16

  • Damon Albarn

    John Wilson is in the recording studio with Damon Albarn to discuss his latest album

    Duration: 10:15

  • Sophie Hannah

    The poet and crime writer Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Telling Error

    Duration: 07:46

  • BBC Proms 2014

    Roger Wright reveals the line-up for his last ever BBC Proms

    Duration: 04:37

BBC Proms 2014

BBC Proms 2014
For more information on this year's BBC Proms which run from Friday 18 July until Saturday 13 September 2014, please visit the BBC Proms website.

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

Everyday Robots the new album by Damon Albarn is out on Monday 28 April 2014.

 

Image: Damon Albarn's studio

Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah
The Telling Error written by Sophie Hannah is published by Hodder & Stoughton on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Museum of the Year

The Nominees for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014 are:

 

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, South Downs

Hayward Gallery, London

The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

Tate Britain, London

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), Wakefield

 

For more information on the prize please visit the Art Fund website.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Stephen Deuchar
Interviewed Guest Damon Albarn
Interviewed Guest Sophie Hannah
Interviewed Guest Roger Wright
Producer Elaine Lester

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