Godzilla and Hayao Miyazaki, Simon Armitage's version of The Iliad
MJ Hyland reviews Simon Armitage's The Last Days of Troy at the Royal Exchange Manchester starring Lily Cole, plus Chris Harding on Japanese fears in Godzilla and The Wind Rises.
Lily Cole stars in Simon Armitage's The Last Days of Troy which opens at the Royal Exchange Manchester. Novelist MJ Hyland has a first night review.
As a new blockbuster featuring Japanese monster Godzilla opens in 3D and the last animated film from Hayao Miyazaki depicts a Japanese aircraft designer behind the fighter plane used by the navy - New Generation Thinker Christopher Harding discusses different depictions of Japanese fear.
New Generation Thinker Dr Philip Roscoe, from St Andrews University, and Geoffrey Wood, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Cass Business School and the University of Buckingham discuss the teaching of economics degrees, the interest in Thomas Piketty's arguments and whether academia needs to change the focus of studies into financial systems.
Philip Roscoe's book is called I Spend, Therefore I Am.
Thomas Piketty's booked is called Capital in the 21st Century
As Irish photographer Richard Mosse is announced as the winner of this year's £30,000 in the Deutsche Börse prize for his images of the Congo, New Generation Thinker Zoe Norridge discusses photography and depictions of African countries affected by war.
Producer: Zahid Warley.
The Last Days of Troy
Novelist MJ Hyland’s first night review of The Last Days of Troy
Philip Roscoe and Geoffrey Wood discuss the teaching of economics degrees.
Zoe Norridge discusses the Deutsche Börse prize winner and his images of the Congo.
Godzilla and The Wind Rises
New Generation Thinker Christopher Harding on different depictions of Japanese fear.
The Last Days of Troy
The winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014 is Richard Mosse for The Enclave.
An exhibition featuring all the nominees for this year Deutsche Börse Prize is at the Photography’s Gallery in London until 22 June 2014.
Image: Richard Mosse - Man-Size, North Kivu, eastern Congo, 2011.
© Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery
The Wind Rises
The Wind Rises, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, is in cinemas now, certificate PG.
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest MJ Hyland Interviewed Guest Christopher Harding Interviewed Guest Philip Roscoe Interviewed Guest Geoffrey Wood Interviewed Guest Zoe Norridge Producer Zahid Warley