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Marigold Hotel Director John Madden, The Museum of the Mind, Kwabs, Maidan

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel director John Madden, a look at the new Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Ukraine documentary Maidan and singer-songwriter Kwabs. With Samira Ahmed.

John Madden, director of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, discusses making a sequel with the all-star cast including Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere, Maggie Smith and Dev Patel, and the power of older cinema audiences.

Curator Victoria Northwood and Psychiatrist Dr David O'Flynn on the re-opening of the Museum of the Mind at the Royal Bethlem Hospital. The museum explores the history of the hospital, which was known in the past as 'Bedlam' and was featured in Hogarth's Rake's Progress, and the relationship between art and mental health.

Maidan, a documentary filmed in Kiev during the anti-government protests in Ukraine, chronicles the unfolding events, filming the crowd as the situation deteriorates. Writer and former Eastern Europe correspondent Matt Potter reviews.

Ahead of next Monday's Front Row Debate 'Does the State owe the artist a living?', up and coming singer-songwriter Kwabs explains how an inspiring teacher at school led to his interest in music.

Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Olivia Skinner.

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  • Marigold Hotel Director John Madden

    Duration: 08:39

  • The Museum Of The Mind

    Duration: 07:51

  • Maidan

    Duration: 05:21

  • Kwabs

    Duration: 05:47

John Madden

John Madden
John Madden, director of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, discusses making a sequel with the all-star cast including Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Richard Gere.

Museum of the Mind

Museum of the Mind
Curator Victoria Northwood and Psychiatrist Dr David O'Flynn on the re-opening of the Museum of the Mind at the Royal Bethlem Hospital.

Maidan

Maidan
Eastern Europe correspondent Matt Potter reviews Maidan, a documentary filmed in Kiev during the anti-government protests in Ukraine

Kwabs

Kwabs
Singer-songwriter Kwabs, who is hotly-tipped as a contender for this year's Mercury Prize, explains how he became interested in music.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest John Madden
Interviewed Guest Victoria Northwood
Interviewed Guest David O'Flynn
Interviewed Guest Matt Potter
Interviewed Guest Kwabs
Producer Olivia Skinner

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