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Handel's Saul, Paul Murray, The Monkees, Life in squares

Samira Ahmed talks to opera director Barrie Kosky about his Glyndebourne production of Handel's Saul. Plus author Paul Murray talks about the follow-up to his novel Skippy Dies.

Samira Ahmed talks to opera director Barrie Kosky about his Glyndebourne production of Handel's Saul.

Irish writer Paul Murray talks about the follow-up to his hugely successful novel Skippy Dies. The Mark and The Void is a timely satire about the European financial crisis.

Priya Parmar reviews the BBC's new drama series about the Bloomsbury group, Life in Squares.

Plus Monkees fan Iain Lee, who has tracked down original mastertapes of Micky Dolenz's unreleased songs, and is now releasing them as a vinyl-only album.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Life in Squares

    Duration: 04:46

  • Barrie Kosky - Handel's Saul

    Duration: 09:14

  • Paul Murray - The Mark And The Void

    Duration: 09:04

  • Micky Dolenz - The MGM Singles Collection

    Duration: 04:35

Life in Squares

Life in Squares

Life in Squares begins on Monday on BBC2 at 9pm.

Barrie Kosky

Barrie Kosky

Handel’s Saul is at Glyndebourne Festival from tonight until the 29 August, before touring the UK from October to December.

(L) Barrie Kosky with Asst Director Donna Stirrup & Choreographer Otto Pichler. Credit Richard Hubert Smith

Paul Murray

Paul Murray

Paul Murray's latest book 'The Mark and the Void' is out now.

Micky Dolenz

Micky Dolenz

Micky Dolenz: The MGM Singles Collection is out now, only on Vinyl.

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Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Barrie Kosky
Interviewed Guest Paul Murray
Interviewed Guest Priya Parmar
Interviewed Guest Iain Lee

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