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Chrissie Hynde, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, Bamber Gascoigne, Joe Queenan

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, the £30,000 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture artists, and Bamber Gascoigne on his medieval West Horsley Place on the Heritage At Risk register.

Chrissie Hynde, singer and founding member of the Pretenders, discusses Alone, the band's first album in eight years.

A new £30,000 arts award, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, aims to recognise an artist who has made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture in Britain. The shortlisted artists Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla share their thoughts on the practice of sculpture today.

Today Historic England published its annual Heritage At Risk register featuring buildings identified as in danger of being lost due to neglect or decay. The Grade I listed medieval house, West Horsley Place, inherited by the historian and broadcaster Bamber Gascoigne, has been added to the register. He discusses what this means for his plans to create an opera house on the site.

Joe Queenan reports from New York on the cultural hinterland of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes


  • Chrissie Hynde

    Duration: 07:29

  • Bamber Gascoigne

    Duration: 05:19

  • Joe Queenan

    Duration: 03:33

  • Hepworth Wakefield

    Duration: 10:43

  • Jude Law

    Duration: 00:43

Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde
The Pretenders' new album Alone is out now

Main photo credit: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield
Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield

Photo credit: Hufton and Crow

Main gallery photo credit: Iwan Baan

Historic England - Buildings at Risk


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Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald
Interviewed Guest Chrissie Hynde
Interviewed Guest Phyllida Barlow
Interviewed Guest Steven Claydon
Interviewed Guest Helen Marten
Interviewed Guest David Medalla
Interviewed Guest Bamber Gascoigne
Interviewed Guest Joe Queenan




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