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Suits; Neil LaBute

Anne McElvoy is joined by Shahidha Bari to explore the history of suits with as a show about menswear opens at the Jewish Museum. Plus dramatist Neil LaBute discussing happiness.

Anne McElvoy is joined by New Generation Thinker Shahidha Bari to explore the history of the suit as the Jewish Museum in London opens an exhibition on men's fashion. American playwright Neil LaBute is the author of plays including The Shape of Things, Bash, The Mercy Seat and Fat Pig. He discusses happiness as he follows up Reasons to be Pretty with a new drama called Reasons to be Happy.

Moses, Mods and Mr Fish: The Menswear Revolution runs at the Jewish Museum in London from March 31st - June 19th 2016.
Reasons To Be Happy runs at the Hampstead Theatre from March 17th to April 16th.

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Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest Neil LaBute
Producer Ruth Watts

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