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Artists' Mannequins, Mike Leigh, Guy Fawkes Traditions

Presented by Matthew Sweet. With Mike Leigh on his new film Mr Turner, plus an exhibition of artists' mannequins at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and Guy Fawkes traditions.

Mike Leigh discusses his film about Turner. Steve Connor and Matthew Sweet discuss an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge which brings together 180 paintings and models to explore the way mannequins have been used by artists - from a technical tool to a fetishised object. And New Generation Thinker Naomi Paxton discusses Guy Fawkes traditions.

Producer: Harry Parker.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Artist & Mannequin

    Steven Connor and Sarah Dillon discuss an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

    Duration: 12:14

  • Mike Leigh

    Mike Leigh discusses his film Mr Turner

    Duration: 24:05

  • Guy Fawkes

    New Generation Thinker Naomi Paxton discusses Guy Fawkes traditions

    Duration: 06:42

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Mike Leigh
Interviewed Guest Steven Connor
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Illustrator Naomi Paxton
Producer Harry Parker

Broadcast

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