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Ghostbusters, Unreachable, Kei Miller, Liverpool Biennial, Secret Agent

The remaking of Ghostbusters has four women taking the leading roles and it has caused consternation among devotees of the original film. Plus Matt Smith in new play Unreachable.

The remaking of Ghostbusters in 2016 has 4 women taking the leading roles and it has caused consternation among devotees of the original film. What on earth is all the fuss about? Is it just a bunch of sexist fanboys determined not to enjoy it because girls are involved?

Matt Smith plays a perfectionist film director in Unreachable, a new play at London's Royal Court Theatre.
Kei Miller's novel Augustown is set in a lightly-fictionalised version of the real Jamaican town of the same name, involving flying prophets and civil unrest

This year's Liverpool Biennial has a typically eclectic selection of artists and venues; what caught the eye of our reviewers?

BBC TV has a new adaptation of Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent, starring Toby Jones and Vicky McClure.

Sarah Crompton's guests are Naomi Alderman, Kathryn Hughes and Giles Fraser. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters is in cinemas now, certificate 12A.  

Unreachable

Unreachable

Unreachable is at the Royal Court in London until 6 August 2016

Photo credit: Matt Humphrey  


Kei Miller

Kei Miller

Augustown by Kei Miller is available in hardback and ebook now. 

Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool Biennial

The Liverpool Biennial 2016, a series of exhibitions, performances, films and events across the city's public spaces, continues until 16 October 2016

Image: Oliver Laric, Sleeping Boy, 2016. Installation view at Cains Brewery. Liverpool Biennial. Photo: Joel Chester Fildes

 


The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent begins on BBC One on Sunday 17 July at 9pm.

 


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Presenter Sarah Crompton
Producer Oliver Jones
Interviewed Guest Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest Giles Fraser

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