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Jordskott; We Want You to Watch; Unfinished Art; Rebecca Dinerstein

With Samira Ahmed. Including new Swedish drama Jordskott, a new play exploring internet pornography, unfinished art at the Courtauld Gallery and novelist Rebecca Dinerstein.

Jordskott is the latest TV crime import from Scandinavia, this time from the Swedish state broadcaster SVT and drawing heavily on Norse folklore. Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, specialist in Nordic culture and history, reviews the programme.

Fusing theatre, dance and music, We Want You to Watch is a new play looking at the effects of internet pornography on our society. Samira Ahmed speaks to Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen from the theatre company RashDash and director Caroline Steinbeis.

An exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery in London explores the works that artists have left unfinished, from Renaissance paintings to 20th century drawings. Sarah Crompton reflects on the artists who have deliberately chosen not finish their works, and how an artist decides when a work of art is complete.

Rebecca Dinerstein discusses her debut novel The Sunlit Night, a love story set in the Arctic community of Norway, and the year she herself spent there in an artist's colony.

Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Ellie Bury.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 16 Jun 2015 19:15

Chapters

  • Jordskott

    Duration: 04:39

  • Unfinished Art

    Duration: 05:44

  • We Want You to Watch

    Duration: 08:58

  • Rebecca Dinerstein

    Duration: 08:11

Jordskott

Jordskott

The first episode of Jordskott is on ITV Encore tonight at 10pm.


We Want You To Watch

We Want You To Watch

We Want You To Watch is at the National Theatre in London until 11 July 2015.

Image:  Abbi Greenland, Helena Lymbery and Helen Goalen. Photo credit: Richard Davenport.

Unfinished…

Unfinished…

Unfinished... Works from The Courtauld Gallery,  is at the Courtauld Gallery in London from 18 June to 20 September 2015.

Image: Turning Road (Route Tournante), c. 1905, Paul Cézanne (1839 - 1906).

Rebecca Dinerstein

Rebecca Dinerstein

The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein is available in hardback and ebook now.

Image: credit: Nina Subin.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Ellie Bury
Interviewed Guest Eleanor Barraclough
Interviewed Guest Abbi Greenland
Interviewed Guest Helen Goalen
Interviewed Guest Caroline Steinbeis
Interviewed Guest Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest Rebecca Dinerstein

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  • Tue 16 Jun 2015 19:15

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