Sunset Song, Funny Girl, Edna O'Brien, Big Bang Data, What a Performance
Featuring Terence Davies' Sunset Song; Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl; Edna O'Brien's The Little Red Chairs; Big Bang Data exhibition; and BBC4's What a Performance.
Sunset Song is Terence Davies' first film for a decade - telling Lewis Grassic Gibbon's tale of northern Scottish farming and family before and after the First World War.
Sheridan Smith takes the role of actress Fanny Brice in the first London production of Funny Girl for 50 years. Made famous by Barbra Streisand on stage and screen, they're big shoes to fill and the current run of shows is already sold out, is it any good?
Edna O'Brien's latest novel The Little Red Chairs places a major war criminal in a small Irish village and ghastly violence comes with him
Big Bang Data is an exhibition at London's Somerset House which explores how artists are trying to depict the welter of data that is out there, growing all the time.
Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein look at the world of popular British entertainment before TV in the BBC4 series What a Performance.