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Jonathan Sacks, Milan Kundera Novel, Stephen Adly Guirgis Play

With Philip Dodd. Includes Lord Jonathan Sacks on confronting religious violence, a review of Milan Kundera's new novel and Stephen Adly Guirgis's new play at the National Theatre.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks talks to Philip Dodd about confronting religious violence. Milan Kundera has written his first novel for 12 years. Geoff Dyer has been reading it. And critic Sarah Crompton reports on the first night at the National Theatre of the play from this year's Pulitzer prize-winning dramatist Stephen Adly Guirgis.

Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence by Rabbi Sacks is out now.

The Mother---------- With The Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis gained 6 Tony nominations on Broadway. It runs in rep at the National Theatre until mid August.

Milan Kundera's novel is called The Festival of Insignificance.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play Mother** With The Hat

    First night review by theatre critic Sarah Crompton

    Duration: 09:00

  • Milan's Kundera's new novel The Festival of Insignificance.

    Writer Geoff Dyer reviews the book.

    Duration: 09:32

  • Interview with Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

    Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence by Rabbi Sacks

    Duration: 26:07

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Sacks
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Geoff Dyer
Interviewed Guest Sarah Crompton
Producer Craig Smith

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