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Kingsman: The Secret Service; Puppeteer Basil Twist; Album Auctions

Arts news. Samira Ahmed talks to director Matthew Vaughn and Kick Ass writer Mark Millar about the film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Plus an interview with puppeteer Basil Twist.

Samira Ahmed talks to director Matthew Vaughn and Kick Ass writer Mark Millar about Kingsman: The Secret Service, which stars Colin Firth as a spy mentoring a new recruit.

Puppeteer Basil Twist, who worked on Kate Bush's recent concerts, on reviving the Japanese tradition of moving screens, called Dogugaeshi.

As figures reveal the extent of BP's sponsorship of Tate Galleries, Samira discusses the relationship between arts organisations and big business.

And as two bands - Wu Tang Clan and Sexual Objects - auction their new album as a single copy, Samira talks to Sexual Objects front man Davy Henderson and Forbes Magazine editor Zack O'Malley Greenburg.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Kingsman

    Duration: 09:29

  • Corporate Sponsorship and the arts

    Duration: 05:07

  • Basil Twist

    Duration: 06:03

  • Album auctions

    Duration: 06:59

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service opens in cinemas nationwide on January 29, certificate 15

http://www.fox.co.uk/kingsman

Basil Twist

Basil Twist

Basil Twist’s Dogugaeshi is being performed, as part of the London International Mime Festival, at the Barbican from January 28 to 31

http://www.basiltwist.com/news.php

http://www.mimelondon.com/basil_twist2015.html#

Album auctions

Album auctions
Two bands - Wu Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects - are auctioning their new albums as single copies. Front man of The Sexual Objects, Davy Henderson, and senior editor at Forbes, Zack O'Malley Greenburg, discuss this unique take on marketing music. 

Corporate sponsorship and the arts

Figures have shown the amount of money BP have sponsored Tate Modern. We discuss the relationship between arts organisations and big business sponsors. 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Matthew Vaughn
Interviewed Guest Mark Millar
Interviewed Guest Basil Twist
Interviewed Guest Davy Henderson
Interviewed Guest Zack O'Malley Greenburg
Producer Philip Sellars

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