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Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn; Pevsner guides; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway; How to get a Christmas no 1

Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn; Pevsner architectural guides; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway; How to get a Christmas number 1.

Darcey Bussell discusses her new documentary, Darcey Bussell: Looking For Margot, in which she traces the dramatic life and career of the dancer who inspired her own ballet career.

The survey of every significant building in England, Scotland and Wales started in 1951 by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner has come to a close with the publication of the 68th and final volume of the Pevsner Architectural Guides. Its editor Simon Bradley and Pevsner's biographer Susie Harries discuss one of the most quintessentially British cultural projects.

A new production of Othello has just opened on Broadway starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo. Chief Theatre Critic of The Hollywood Reporter David Rooney gives us his verdict.

As charity singles compete with X Factor winners for the much-coveted 'Christmas Number 1', music writer Ben Wardle reveals the four essential rules you need to follow if you want to be in with a yuletide shout.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn

    Duration: 08:44

  • Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway

    Duration: 05:59

  • Pevsner guides

    Duration: 07:59

  • How to get a Christmas no 1

    Duration: 04:01

Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn

Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn

Darcey Bussell: Looking For Margot  is on BBC 1 on 20 December 2016 at 10.45 pm.

Images:

Main image above: Darcey Bussell in Panama

Image to the left: Darcey Bussell with John Wilson

Pevsner guides

Pevsner guides

The Pesvner Guides

Susie Harrie's biography on Niklaus Pevsner

Image: Sir Nikolaus Pevsner at the BBC in 1955

 

Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway

Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway

Othello is at the New York Theatre Workshop, USA until 18 January 2017.

Image: David Oyelowo as Othello (Left) and Daniel Craig as Iago in Othello

Image credit: Cha Batka

 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Edwina Pitman
Interviewed Guest Darcey Bussell
Interviewed Guest Simon Bradley
Interviewed Guest Susie Harries
Interviewed Guest David Rooney
Interviewed Guest Ben Wardle

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