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Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra, Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace

With Rana Mitter. Andrew Roberts dicusses his new book on Napoleon, Edith Hall reviews Electra, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, and Katie Hill reviews a new Ai Weiwei exhibition.

Kristin Scott Thomas stars in the Old Vic production of Electra. Rana Mitter has a first-night review from Professor Edith Hall and Susannah Clapp.

Andrew Roberts talks about his new biography, 'Napoleon the Great'.

Ai Weiwei has supervised the installation of the largest UK exhibition of his artworks at Blenheim Palace using a 3D computer model because he is unable to travel to Britain. Katie Hill reviews the show.

Edith Hall is the author of books including Introducing the Ancient Greeks: from Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest Edith Hall
Interviewed Guest Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest Andrew Roberts
Interviewed Guest Katie Hill
Producer Fiona McLean
Editor Robyn Read

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