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Dolly Parton; Fathers and Sons; Wolfgang Tillmans

Damian Barr talks to Dolly Parton about how she writes her songs, her poor childhood in Tennessee, and her passion for reading; Sarah Crompton reviews a new stage production of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons; and an interview with Turner prize winning photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Dolly Parton

    Damian Barr talks to Dolly Parton about how she writes her songs

    Duration: 13:07

  • Fathers and Sons

    Sarah Crompton reviews a new stage production of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons

    Duration: 04:24

  • Wolfgang Tillmans

    Damian talks to Turner prize winning photographer Wolfgang Tillmans about his new book

    Duration: 06:26

  • Donald Duck

    Adam Smith reflects on Donald Duck's 80 year career

    Duration: 03:55

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton's Blue Smoke World Tour is in Newcastle on Saturday 14 June and continues across the UK, see her website for more details.  For information on Dolly's work with the Imagination Library, see their website.

Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons is on at the Donmar Warehouse, London until Saturday 26 July 2014.

 

Image: Joshua James (Arkady) and Seth Numrich (Bazarov) in Fathers and Sons, Donmar Warehouse

Photo credit: Johan Persson

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans the photographic book by Wolfgang Tillmans is published by Phaidon Press.  His work can also be viewed as part of the Summer Exhibition 2014 at the Royal Academy of Arts, London until Sunday 17 Aug 2014.

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest Dolly Parton
Interviewed Guest Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest Wolfgang Tillmans

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