Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, Maigret with Rowan Atkinson, Sunken Cities

Glenn Close discusses reprising her role as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Sunset Boulevard on stage at the English National Opera in London.

Rowan Atkinson is the latest actor to take on the part of Inspector Jules Maigret in ITV's new adaptation of Georges Simenon's novel Maigret Sets a Trap. Crime fiction specialist Jeff Park reviews.

As a series of cartoons drawn by the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten in the mid-1970s on the wall of a house in London's Denmark St are given listed status, Roger Bowdler, director of listings at Historic England, and Henry Scott-Irvine from the Save Denmark St campaign, assess the importance of the preservation.

Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds, the British Museum's first major show on underwater archaeology, will open in May. As the first of more than 200 discoveries found beneath the sea by the French diver and archaeologist Franck Goddio are installed, John Wilson gets an early preview. Goddio and curator Aurélia Masson-Berghoff introduce him to 'Hapi', a 5.4-metre, 6-tonne red granite statue of the god of fertility.

Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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Glenn Close

Glenn Close
Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close opens at the ENO on 1 April and runs until 7 May.

Maigret Sets a Trap

Maigret Sets a Trap
Maigret Sets a Trap is broadcast on Monday 28 March on ITV at 9pm.

Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

The BP exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds opens at the British Museum on 19 May and runs until 27 November 2016.

Image: The god Hapy being lifted.  Courtesy of The British Museum

Sex Pistol cartoons preserved

Sex Pistol cartoons preserved

John Wilson discusses the relevance of preserving Sex Pistol cartoons in Denmark Street.


Role Contributor
PresenterJohn Wilson
Interviewed GuestGlenn Close
Interviewed GuestJeff Park
Interviewed GuestRoger Bowdler
Interviewed GuestHenry Scott-Irvine
Interviewed GuestFranck Goddio
Interviewed GuestAurelia Masson-Berghoff
ProducerJerome Weatherald



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