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Love and Friendship, Cornelia Parker - Found, Midsummer Night's Dream, Simon Armitage, The Threepenny Opera

Featuring Whit Stillman's Jane Austen adaptation, Cornelia Parker's exhibition of found objects, Midsummer Night's Dream on BBC TV, Simon Armitage's Pearl and The Threepenny Opera.

Whit Stillman takes on an early Jane Austen epistolary novella, Love and Friendship; a film full of wicked women and gullible men
Cornelia Parker's asked 60 artists to submit items to an exhibition of found objects at London's Foundling Museum.
The man who revived Doctor Who for the BBC -Russell T Davis - turns his attentions to an all-star version TV of Midsummer Night's Dream
Simon Armitage has translated another Middle English poem; Pearl. It's the tale of a man addressing a daughter who died as an infant and returns as a bride of Christ
Rory Kinnear plays Macheath in the National Theatre's production of Brecht and Weill's The Threepenny Opera

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are John Tusa, Kamila Shamsie and Nihal. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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45 minutes

Love & Friendship

Love & Friendship

Love & Friendship is in cinemas now, certificate U.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is on BBC One on Monday 30 May at 8.30pm. 


FOUND

FOUND

FOUND is at the Foundling Museum in London until 4 September 2016.

Image: Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Found), 2016 © Rachel Whiteread  

The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera is at the National Theatre in London until 1 September 2016.

Photo credit:  Richard H Smith

Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage

Pearl by Simon Armitage is available in hardback and ebook now.


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Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest John Tusa
Interviewed Guest Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest Nihal
Producer Oliver Jones

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