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Tom Hiddleston, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Andrey Kurkov

Tom Hiddleston talks to Kirsty Lang about his role as country singer Hank Williams, a review of the Globe's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and novelist Andrey Kurkov.

Tom Hiddleston talks to Kirsty Lang about his new role as country singer Hank Williams in the biopic I Saw The Light.

Susannah Clapp reviews A Midsummer Night's Dream, Emma Rice's first production as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe.

Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov, best known for his cult novel Death and the Penguin, talks about his new book The Bickford Fuse.

And English Heritage celebrates the 150th anniversary of Blue Plaques.

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30 minutes


  • Tom Hiddleston

    Duration: 10:55

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Duration: 04:36

  • Blue Plaques

    Duration: 05:17

  • Andrey Kurkov

    Duration: 06:57

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston

I Saw the Light starring Tom Hiddleston is in UK cinemas from 6 \May 2015 certificate 15.

Images (Above and right) : Kirsty Lang with Tom Hiddleston

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Emma Rice's A Midsummer Nights Dream is at The Globe, London, until 11 September 2016.

Image: Nandi Bhebhe (First Fairy), Edith Tankus (Snug), Ewan Wardrop (Bottom) Lucy Thackeray (Quince) Tibu Fortes (Fairy) and Margaret Ann Bain (Flute)

Image credit: Steve Tanner 

Blue Plaques

Blue Plaques

Image: A Blue Plaque

Image credit: English Heritage

Andrey Kurkov

Andrey Kurkov

Andrey Kurkov's new book, The Bickford Fuse, is published by MacLehose Press.

Image: Andrey Kurkov

Image credit: Andrey Kurkov



Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Tom Hiddleston
Interviewed Guest Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest Andrey Kurkov




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