The Secret Agent; Sol Gabetta, Black Masculinity
Writer Tony Marchant talks about adapting Conrad's The Secret Agent for TV, cellist Sol Gabetta on the Proms, and Ekow Eshun on an exhibition about dandyism and black masculinity.
The BAFTA-winning writer Tony Marchant has adapted Joseph Conrad's 1907 novel The Secret Agent into a three-part TV drama, starring Toby Jones and Vicky McClure. He talks adapting the novel's prescient story of homegrown terrorism, surveillance and betrayal.
Samira talks to Argentinian cellist Sol Gabetta, who opens the BBC Proms on Friday with the Elgar Cello Concerto.
And a new photography exhibition, Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity, explores the identity of the black dandy in studio and street photography around the world. The group exhibition's curator Ekow Eshun, discusses the photographers and images which capture the dress and flamboyance of black individuals from New York to Bamako.
Tony Marchant on The Secret Agent
Helen Taylor on Daphne du Maurier
Tony Marchant on The Secret AgentThe Secret Agent begins on BBC One on Sunday 17 July at 9pm.
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Role Contributor Presenter Samira Ahmed Interviewed Guest Tony Marchant Interviewed Guest Sol Gabetta Interviewed Guest Ekow Eshun