The Commune, The Plough and the Stars, The Tidal Zone, Britain's Pompeii, Illuminated manuscripts
Thomas Vinterberg's film The Commune, Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars, The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss, Britain's Pompeii, and illuminated manuscripts at the Fitzwilliam.
Thomas Vinterberg's film The Commune draws on his own communal upbringing in Denmark. How does such intimate living affect close relationships
Sean O'Casey's play The Plough and The Stars is revived at London's Lyttleton Theatre, based around Ireland's Easter Uprising of 1916
Sarah Moss's novel The Tidal Zone is a story of parental love
BBC4's programme Britain's Pompeii explores a bronze age fenland village, recently unearthed by archeologists, which revealed substantial new information about its inhabitants
The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is marking its 200th anniversary with an exhibition of stunning Illuminated manuscripts
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Joe Dunthorne, Stella Duffy and Lisa Appignanesi. The producer is Oliver Jones.
The Plough and the Stars
Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts is at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge until 30 December 2016. You can also see the manuscripts digitally here.
Image (above and right): Book of Hours illuminated by Vante di Gabriello di Vante Attavanti (act. c.1480-1485), Florence, c.1480 - c.1490 © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
|Interviewed Guest||Joe Dunthorne|
|Interviewed Guest||Stella Duffy|
|Interviewed Guest||Lisa Appignanesi|