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David Suchet, Jackson Pollock, Claudia Rankine

Arts news. Kirsty Lang talks to David Suchet about playing Lady Bracknell on stage in The Importance of Being Earnest. Plus a major Jackson Pollock exhibition at Tate Liverpool.

Kirsty Lang talks to David Suchet about playing Lady Bracknell on stage in The Importance of Being Earnest.

A major exhibition of Jackson Pollock at Tate Liverpool focusses on his lesser known black pourings. Andrea Rose reviews.

Claudia Rankine is an American poet, born in Jamaica, whose new collection of anti-racist lyric essays, Citizen, has been shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prize.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • David Suchet

    Duration: 09:43

  • Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

    Duration: 04:56

  • Claudia Rankine

    Duration: 07:46

  • President Obama and Sir David Attenborough

    Duration: 05:08

David Suchet

David Suchet

David Suchet on playing Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest.   The Importance of Being Earnest is playing at the Vaudeville Theatre, London from 24 June.

Main image: Alastair Muir 

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots is showing at Tate Liverpool from 30 June to 18 October 2015.

Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine
Poet Claudia Rankine discusses her new collection of essays, Citizen which has been nominated for the Foward Poetry Prize.  

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Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest David Suchet
Interviewed Guest Andrea Rose

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