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The Maids, Tim Parks, Shetland weaving

Kirsty Lang talks to actresses Uzo Aduba, Laura Carmichael and Zawe Ashton, who are starring in Jean Genet's play The Maids.

Kirsty Lang talks to actresses Uzo Aduba, Laura Carmichael and Zawe Ashton, who are starring in Jean Genet's play The Maids.

Tim Parks discusses his new novel Thomas and Mary - A Love Story, about a middle aged couple going through a difficult time in their relationship.

Lois Walpole is an artist who has gathered nets and ropes washed up onto the shores of Shetland and woven them into baskets and sculptures for her new exhibition at Shetland Museum in Lerwick.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • The Maids

    Duration: 09:06

  • Tim Parks

    Duration: 06:39

  • Lois Walpole

    Duration: 07:43

  • Amitabha Buddha at the British Museum

    Duration: 04:21

The Maids

The Maids

At the Trafalgar Studios, London
Until 21 May 2016

Image credit: 
Uzo Aduba in The Maids © Marc Brenner

Episode image credit: Uzo Aduba, Laura Carmichael and Zawe Ashton in The Maids

Tim Parks

Tim Parks

Thomas and Mary – A Love Story (Harvill)

Image credit: Basso Cannarsa

Weaving Ghosts

Weaving Ghosts

At Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick ZE1 0WP


From 27 February-10 April 2016

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Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Uzo Aduba
Interviewed Guest Laura Carmichael
Interviewed Guest Zawe Ashton
Interviewed Guest Tim Parks

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