Cross-dressing and masculinity with Grayson Perry
Cultural discussion show. Grayson Perry, Emma Rice, Alice Coote and Kelley Swain discuss gender and art with Mary Ann Sieghart.
On Start the Week Grayson Perry discusses the concept of masculinity in modern Britain with Mary Ann Sieghart. The new artistic director at the Globe Theatre, Emma Rice, explains how she is playing with gender in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, and the celebrated mezzo-soprano Alice Coote talks of her career in 'breeches', singing the male role. The former artists' model, Kelley Swain reveals what it's like being the object of a work of art.
Producer: Katy Hickman.
Alice Coote is a mezzo-soprano.
Alice’s upcoming engagements:
Wed 4-Sat 7 May – Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the CBSO
Mon 9 May – Berlioz’s Mort de Cleopatre at La Scala in Milan
Sun 15 May – Britten’s Phaedre with the Britten Sinfonia
Sun 22 May – Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius at the Brighton Festival
‘Scherza infida’ from Handel’s Ariodante
Alice Coote – mezzo-soprano
Harry Bicket – conductor
The English Concert
Emma Rice is Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is on until 11 September at the Globe Theatre.
|Presenter||Mary Ann Sieghart|
|Interviewed Guest||Grayson Perry|
|Interviewed Guest||Emma Rice|
|Interviewed Guest||Alice Coote|
|Interviewed Guest||Kelley Swain|