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Why Citizen Kane Matters

Episode 3 of 5

Five essays by five enthusiasts that follow the rise and fall of controversial Renaissance man, Orson Welles.

Film critic Peter Bradshaw shares his own Rosebud theory in his personal take on Citizen Kane.

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

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15 minutes


The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

Five figures from the arts and science introduce books that changed their lives and work.

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