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Tamara Rojo, Akram Khan, Grace Coddington

John Wilson talks to ballet star Tamara Rojo and choreographer Akram Khan about their new version of Giselle for English National Ballet.

John Wilson talks to ballet star Tamara Rojo and choreographer Akram Khan, as their radical new version of Giselle for English National Ballet opens in Manchester.

Grace Coddington, the former creative director of American Vogue, on her five decades at the top of the fashion world.

Krissah Thompson of The Washington Post reviews the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC.

950 years after William the Conqueror arrived on our shores, historian Tom Holland assesses the cultural impact of the Norman invasion.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Tamara Rojo and Akram Khan

    Duration: 07:41

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC

    Duration: 06:56

  • Tom Holland on the cultural impact of the Norman invastion

    Duration: 05:00

  • Grace Coddington

    Duration: 08:00

Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo

Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo

Akram Khan's Giselle opens at The Palace Theatre, Manchester on 27 September followed by a UK tour and finishes at Sadler's Wells, London on 19 November.

Image credit:  Laurent Liotardo 

Grace Coddington

Grace Coddington
The American Vogue Years by Grace Coddington is published by Phaidon.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC opens on Saturday 24 September.

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Tamara Rojo
Interviewed Guest Akram Khan
Interviewed Guest Krissah Thompson
Interviewed Guest Tom Holland
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Timothy Prosser

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