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Sondheim's Assassins, Albums of the year, Jeremy Deller, Royal Photographic Society

A Christmas wishlist of the year's best albums, Jeremy Deller, photographs from the Royal Photographic Society collection, and Assassins reviewed.

Suzy Klein, Kate Mossman and Greg James make their picks from pop, classical and alternative for a Christmas wishlist of albums.

The artist Jeremy Deller discusses curating an exhibition of work by his artistic heroes - William Morris and Andy Warhol.

David Benedict reviews the latest revival of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins; the darkly comic musical depicting the lives of the 13 people who have tried to assassinate a President of the United States.

The Royal Photographic Society was founded in 1853. 'Drawn by Light' is the RPS' first major London exhibition showcasing a selection from the treasures of its 250,000 strong collection.

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Chapters

  • Albums of the year

    Duration: 08:56

  • Jeremy Deller

    Duration: 07:54

  • Sondheim's Assassins

    Duration: 05:05

  • Royal Photographic Society Collection

    Duration: 06:06

Christmas Wish List: Music

Greg James’ choice: 1989 by Taylor Swift 

Suzy Klein’s choice: Mozart Piano concertos by Claudio Abbado and Martha Argerich

Kate Mossman’s choice: Dead by Young Fathers


Assassins

Assassins

Assassins is showing at Menier Chocolate Factory in London until Saturday 7 March 2015.

Images: Main: Andy Nyman and Catherine Tate. Right the cast of Assassins. Both photos © Nobby Clark.

Love is Enough:

Love is Enough:

Love is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol, curated by Jeremy Deller is at Modern Art Oxford from Saturday 6 December 2014 until Sunday 8 March 2015.

Images: Left: Printed Fabric Design – Kennet, 1883, William Morris. Pencil, watercolour on paper touched with white. ©Birmingham Museums Trust. Right: Dame Elizabeth Taylor, 1967, Andy Warhol. From the National Portrait Gallery Collection. © 2014 The Andy Warhol, Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and DACS, London. 

Drawn by Light

Drawn by Light

Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection is showing at the Science Museum in London until 3 March 2015. The exhibition will then be showing at that National Media Museum, in Bradford from 20 March to 21 June 2015.

Image: The Valley of the Shadow of Death 1855 Roger Fenton © National Media Museum Bradford SSPL

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest Greg James
Interviewed Guest Jeremy Deller
Interviewed Guest David Benedict
Interviewed Guest Colin Harding

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  • Tue 2 Dec 2014 19:15

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