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Taxi Tehran, The Dresser, Cumberland Gallery, Slade House, Moderate Soprano

The week's cultural highlights, including Jafar Panahi's film Taxi Tehran, The Dresser on BBC TV, Hampton Court's Cumberland Gallery and David Mitchell's Slade House.

Even though he's banned from making films in his home country, Iranian director Jafar Panahi's film Taxi Tehran won this year's Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Was this a largely political or aesthetic award?
Ronald Harwood's play The Dresser became an award-winning film in 1983. A new version for BBC TV stars Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen
Hampton Court houses just a few paintings from The Royal Collection in The Cumberland Gallery. It's a small sample of the glorious riches The Queen holds in trust for the nation.
David Mitchell's new novel Slade House tells a spooky tale of mindbending, timeslips and soul-stripping.
David Hare's play The Moderate Soprano is about the beginnings of Glyndebourne Opera in the 1930s and its eccentric founder Capt John Christie

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Deborah Bull, Rebecca Stott and Michael Arditti. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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45 minutes

FILM: Taxi Tehran

FILM: Taxi Tehran
In cinemas from 30 October with a limited release

EXHIBITION: Cumberland Art Gallery

EXHIBITION: Cumberland Art Gallery
At Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU

Image credit: ©Robin Forster/Historic Royal Palaces

BOOK: Slade House by David Mitchell (Sceptre)

TV: The Dresser

TV: The Dresser
31 October at 9 pm on BBC2 

THEATRE: The Moderate Soprano

THEATRE: The Moderate Soprano
At The Hampstead Theatre, London NW3 3EU

On until 28 November

Image credit: Roger Allam (John Christie) and Nancy Carroll (Audrey Mildmay) copyright Manuel Harlan 


Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest Michael Arditti
Producer Oliver Jones


  • Sat 31 Oct 2015 19:15

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