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Tallulah, David Bowie Prom, The Plough and the Stars

Ellen Page in Tallulah reviewed, John Cale and conductor Andre de Ridder on tomorrow's David Bowie Prom, Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars.

Ellen Page stars in new Netflix film Tallulah as a rootless young woman who spontaneously steals a child from an irresponsible mother. Hannah McGill reviews the film which was written and directed by Sian Heder, who also writes for the TV series Orange is the New Black.

John Cale discusses his participation in the David Bowie Prom, which also features Laura Mvula and Marc Almond, in a celebration of the music of the singer who died in January.

A production of Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars has just opened at the National Theatre in London, which tells the story of the Easter Rising and the attempt to end British rule in Ireland. O'Casey's daughter Shivaun, historian Dr Heather Jones, and Sean Holmes - director of the Lyric Hammersmith - discuss whether it still has the power to challenge an audience 100 years since the Easter Rising.

Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • John Cale & Andre de Ridder on the David Bowie Prom

    Duration: 10:30

  • Tallulah review

    Duration: 04:40

  • The Plough and the Stars

    Duration: 11:27

Tallulah

Tallulah

Tallulah is available on Netflix from Friday 29 July.

(Images: Ellen Page as Tallulah. Main image credit: David Newsom/Netflix. Left image credit: Nicole Rivelli/Netflix)

David Bowie Prom

David Bowie Prom

Prom 19: David Bowie Prom takes place on Friday 29 July and will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars is running at the National Theatre until 22 October.

(Image: Fionn Walton as Jack Clitheroe and Judith Roddy as Nora Clitheroe. Credit: Johan Persson)

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald
Interviewed Guest Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest John Cale
Interviewed Guest Shivaun O'Casey
Interviewed Guest Heather Jones
Interviewed Guest Sean Holmes

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  • Thu 28 Jul 2016 19:15

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