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Howard Brenton, Knight of Cups, Olafur Eliasson, Dorothy Bohm

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Howard Brenton on Lawrence After Arabia, Christian Bale in Knight Of Cups, photographer Dorothy Bohm and Danish artist Olafur Eliasson.

Howard Brenton discusses his new play Lawrence After Arabia, which examines a little known period of TE Lawrence's life. Back in England, Lawrence wearied by his romanticised public image and disgusted with his country and himself, seeks solace and a place to hide in the home of the Bernard Shaws.

Christian Bale stars as a disillusioned Hollywood writer in the new film Knight Of Cups from director Terence Malick. Film critic Kate Muir reviews.

91-year-old photographer Dorothy Bohm looks back over her 75-year career at her latest exhibition Sixties London. Born in East Prussia before being sent by her father to England to escape the threat of Nazism, she then became co-founder of The Photographer's Gallery and worked alongside some of the greats, from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Bill Brandt and Don McCullin.

Danish artist Olafur Eliasson is most famous for erecting a giant sun in the Tate Modern for his work The Weather Project. He talks about his new book Unspoken Spaces which has collected all his architectural works in public spaces over the past two decades.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Jack Soper.

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Chapters

  • Knight of Cups

    Duration: 05:25

  • Olafur Eliasson

    Duration: 08:32

  • Howard Brenton

    Duration: 06:54

  • Dorothy Bohm

    Duration: 06:42

Howard Brenton

Howard Brenton

Lawrence after Arabia is at the Hampstead Theatre, London until 4th June 2016.

Images: (above and left) Jack Laskey as TE Lawrence in Lawrence after Arabia

Image credits: Alastair Muir

 

 

 

 

 

Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups,  certificate 15, opens on 6th May 2016

Image: Christian Bale (Rick) in Knight of Cups

Dorothy Bohm

Dorothy Bohm

Dorothy Bohm's Sixties London photographic exhibition is at the Jewish Museum London until 29th August 2016.

Image: Market stall in Islington

Image credit: Dorothy Bohm

John Wilson with Dorothy Bohm (Right) at her exhibition

John Wilson with Dorothy Bohm (Right) at her exhibition

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson

Unspoken Spaces by Studio Olafur Eliasson is published by Thames & Hudson.

Image: Olafur Eliasson/Your rainbow panorama, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

Image credit: Thilo Frank/Studio Olafur Eliasson

 

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Howard Brenton
Interviewed Guest Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest Dorothy Bohm
Interviewed Guest Olafur Eliasson
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jack Soper

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  • Wed 4 May 2016 19:15

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