Pet Shop Boys, Ian Hislop on Great Britain, Romesh Gunesekera, ENO cuts
Pet Shop Boys discuss their Alan Turing BBC Prom, Ian Hislop on Great Britain, Romesh Gunesekera on his new fiction Noontide Toll, ENO's Artistic Director John Berry.
Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe discuss their BBC late-night Prom which includes the world premiere of A Man From the Future, about Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing; Private Eye editor Ian Hislop reviews last night's opening of the Richard Bean play Great Britain starring Billie Piper, which deals with Leveson and the phone-hacking affair; English National Opera's Artistic Director John Berry on today's announcement of Arts Council cuts in funding; and Romesh Gunesekera on Noontide Toll, his new collection of related stories which deal with the effects of Sri Lanka's civil war.
Pet Shop Boys
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe on their world premiere at the BBC Proms.
Ian Hislop reviews the play, Great Britain, a satire on the phone hacking scandal.
Arts Council Funding Cuts: ENO
Artistic Director John Berry on the ENO's 30 percent subsidy cut.
Romesh on Noon Tide Tolls, a short story collection all set in Sri Lanka.
Pet Shop Boys - Turing Prom
Richard Bean's Great Britain
Role Contributor Presenter John Wilson Interviewed Guest Neil Tennant Interviewed Guest Chris Lowe Interviewed Guest Ian Hislop Interviewed Guest John Berry Interviewed Guest Romesh Gunesekera Producer Jerome Weatherald