RSC's Seven Acts of Mercy, Spike Lee's Chi-raq, Robert Rauschenberg, Poets Ben Lerner and Rachael Boast, This Is Us
The RSC's Seven Acts of Mercy, Spike Lee retells Lysistrata in Chi-raq, Robert Rauschenberg retrospective, Poets Ben Lerner and Rachael Boast and This Is Us on Channel 4.
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Anders Lustgarten's new play Seven Acts of Mercy; drawing connections between Caravaggio and modern Liverpool
Spike Lee's latest film Chi-raq retells the classic Greek tale of Lysistrata imagining a sex strike organised by the women of Chicago in order to get their menfolk to renounce violence.
American painter, sculptor, printmaker, photographer and performance artist Robert Rauschenberg is the subject of a retrospective at Tate Modern; the first since his death in 2008
Two books of poetry, one American, one British - Ben Lerner's No Art and Rachael Boast's Void Studies
This Is Us has been enormously successful in the USA and has now been bought by Channel 4 - will it be embraced by British viewers?
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Tiffany Jenkins, Damian Barr and Frances Stonor Saunders. The producer is Oliver Jones.
The Seven Acts of Mercy
Chiraq is in cinemas from 4 December, certificate 15.
This Is Us
|Interviewed Guest||Tiffany Jenkins|
|Interviewed Guest||Damian Barr|
|Interviewed Guest||Frances Stonor Saunders|