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Ken Loach, Rodin and Dance, Suggs, Tony Robinson

Ken Loach talks about I Daniel Blake; Rodin and Dance exhibition; Suggs discusses the new album from Madness; Tony Robinson defends the archaeology A Level.

50 years since he made Cathy Come Home, Ken Loach discusses his latest film I, Daniel Blake, a characteristically angry indictment of Britain's welfare system.

Following the announcement of the scrapping of A and AS levels in archaeology, Sir Tony Robinson reveals why he's backing the protest against this decision.

Towards the end of his career the great French sculpture Auguste Rodin became fascinated with dance and bodies captured in extreme acrobatic poses. Now a new exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery - Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Movement - will display a series of experimental sculptures known as the Dance Movements made in 1911. John Wilson was joined there by the curator Dr Alexandra Gerstein and Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Sarah Lamb.

Madness frontman Suggs discusses the band's new album Can't Touch Us Now, which as usual features colourful London characters, including Mr Apples, Amy Winehouse and Pam the Hawk.

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30 minutes


  • Ken Loach

    Duration: 09:01

  • Rodin and dance

    Duration: 07:34

  • Suggs

    Duration: 08:34

  • Tony Robinson

    Duration: 02:55

Ken Loach

Ken Loach

Ken Loach's film I, Daniel Blake is in UK cinemas from 21 October 2016, certificate 15.

Images- main image above: Ken Loach at Cannes,  image credit:  Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

             smaller image to the left: Dave Johns as Daniel Blake in I, Daniel Blake



Rodin and Dance

Rodin and Dance

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement exhibition is at The Courtauld Gallery, London from 20 October 2016 - 22 January 2017.

Image: John Wilson (Left), ballet dancer Sarah Lamb, and Dr Alexandra Gerstein (Right) at the Rodin and dance exhibition



Madness' new album, Can't Touch Us Now, is out on 28 October 2016.

Madness Can't Touch Us Now tour dates: 

01 December 2016 - Bournemouth

02 December 2016 - Cardiff

03 December 2016 - Brighton

08 December 2016 - Newcastle

09 December 09 2016 - Sheffield

10 December 2016 - London

12 December 2016 - Nottingham

13 December 2016 - Bridlington

15 December 2016 - Glasgow

16 December 2016 - Manchester

17 December 2016 - Birmingham


Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Ken Loach
Interviewed Guest Tony Robinson
Interviewed Guest Alexandra Gerstien
Interviewed Guest Sarah Lamb
Interviewed Guest Graham McPherson




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