Ridley Scott's Exodus, Serial, The Shoemaker's Holiday, Annie

Arts news. Ridley Scott's Exodus reviewed, the phenomenon of the Serial podcasts, Phillip Breen on The Shoemaker's Holiday, and Quvenzhane Wallis and director Will Gluck on Annie.

Ridley Scott's Moses epic Exodus: Gods and Kings is reviewed by Adam Smith; investigative journalist John Sweeney and Baltimore-based crime novelist Laura Lippman discuss the phenomenon of the 'Serial' podcasts; The Shoemaker's Holiday director Phillip Breen tells Samira Ahmed about his RSC production of Thomas Dekker's Elizabethan comedy of class, conflict and cobblers in love; and Quvenzhané Wallis and director Will Gluck on their new film adaptation of Annie.

Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes


  • Exodus

    Duration: 04:24

  • Serial

    Duration: 09:57

  • The Shoemaker's Holiday

    Duration: 06:32

  • Annie

    Duration: 07:05



Exodus: Gods And Kings (3D) is in cinemas from Friday 26 December, certificate 12A.



The final episode of Serial is available from Thursday 18 December, and all past episodes are also available to download.

Plus BBC Radio 4 Extra are broadcasting the series every weekday at 9pm


The Shoemaker's Holiday

The Shoemaker's Holiday

The Shoemaker's Holiday is showing at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon until 7 March 2015.



Annie is in cinema from Friday 26 December, certificate PG.


Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Adam Smith
Interviewed Guest John Sweeney
Interviewed Guest Laura Lippman
Interviewed Guest Phillip Breen
Interviewed Guest Quvenzhane Wallis
Interviewed Guest Will Gluck
Producer Jerome Weatherald


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