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Tom Stoppard, The Girl on the Train, Suzanne Lacy, Feminist art, Neville Marriner remembered

Tom Stoppard discusses his play Travesties, Brexit and his desire to write a new play about the migrant crisis. Plus a review of the film adaptation of The Girl on the Train.

Tom Stoppard discusses the new production of his "dishevelled comedy" Travesties, Brexit and his desire to write a new play about the migrant crisis.

The Girl on The Train, Paula Hawkins' thriller about a divorced alcoholic who becomes caught up in a missing person investigation, has sold 11 million copies worldwide and been turned into a film starring Emily Blunt. But has the transition onto the silver screen and the move from London to New York worked? Mark Eccleston reviews.

We report from Shapes of Water, Sounds of Hope, a mass participatory performance artwork, led by the distinguished American artist Suzanne Lacy which took place in Pendle, Lancashire this weekend.

As a new exhibition opens exploring the Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s, artist Lynn Hershman Leeson and historian Professor Hilary Robinson look back at those years and ask if there's still a need for feminist art today?

And we remember the conductor and violinist Sir Neville Marriner, who has died aged 92.

Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Rachel Simpson.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Tom Stoppard

    Duration: 07:29

  • Mark Eccleston

    Duration: 04:01

  • Suzanne Lacy

    Duration: 06:25

  • Lynn Hershman Leeson and Prof Hilary Robinson

    Duration: 07:48

  • Sir Neville Marriner

    Duration: 01:56

Travesties

Travesties
Image credit: Johan PerssonTravesties -  playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory until 19 November

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train is in cinemas nationwide

Suzanne Lacy Super Slow Way Fusion, performance at Brierfield Mill

Suzanne Lacy Super Slow Way Fusion, performance at Brierfield Mill

Photo credit: Charlotte Graham

Suzanne Lacy - Shapes of Water, Sounds of Hope

Feminist Art - Lynn Hershman Leeson and Samira Ahmed

Feminist Art - Lynn Hershman Leeson and Samira Ahmed
Feminist Art of the 1970's at the Photographer's Gallery, London

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Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Tom Stoppard
Interviewed Guest Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest Lynn Hershman Leeson
Interviewed Guest Hilary Robinson
Producer Rachel Simpson

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