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Arabian Nights, The Flick, Garth Greenwell, Sicily at the British Museum, All the World's a Screen

Reviews of Arabian Nights, The Flick, Garth Greenwell's What Belongs To You, the British Museum's Sicily: Culture and Conquest, and BBC TV's All the World's a Screen.

Portuguese film director Miguel Gomes has created a trilogy based on The Arabian Nights. We've watched the first volume of the 6 hour epic

The Flick is a transfer from Broadway to London's Dorfman Theatre. Set in a rundown movie theatre, it explores the dynamics of the relationships among an increasingly unmotivated staff

Garth Greenwell describes his novel What Belongs To You like this; "I'm a queer writer writing in the queer literary tradition for queer people". Is it a straightforward book?

The British Museum in London has a new exhibition: Sicily, Culture and Conquest. It looks at the island at the toe of the boot of Italy, whose strategic position and rich soil means that - over the centuries - it has been ruled by many different nations and absorbed many different cultures

BBC TV's All The World's a Screen is an Arena special on the global history of Shakespeare's work as seen on the silver screen

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Christopher Frayling, Helen Lewis and Lynn Nead. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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The Flick

The Flick

The Flick is at the National Theatre in London until 15 June 2016.

Image above and right: LOUISA KRAUSE (Rose), JAYGANN AYEH (Avery) in The Flick. Photo credit:  Mark Douet


Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One is in cinemas now.

Volume 2: The Desolate One will be in cinemas from 29 April and Volume 3: The Enchanted One will be in cinemas from 6 May.


Sicily

Sicily

Sicily: Culture and Conquest is at the British Museum in London until 14 August 2016.

Terracotta roof ornament with head of a gorgon, Gela, Sicily, c.500 BC Museo Archeologico Regionale Di Agrigento © Regione Siciliana.


Garth Greenwell

Garth Greenwell

What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell is available in hardback and ebook. 

All the World's a Screen

All the World's a Screen

Arena: All the World's a Screen - Shakespeare on Film is on BBC Four on Sunday 24 April at 9pm.


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Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest Lynn Nead
Producer Oliver Jones

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