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Art at London's Old Vic, Scorsese's Silence, VR gaming, Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing, Alan Bennett

A revival of Yasmina Reza's Art at London's Old Vic, Martin Scorsese's newest film Silence, VR gaming, Yaa Gyasi's novel Homegoing, Alan Bennett Diaries on BBC2.

A revival of Yasmina Reza's Art at London's Old Vic revives the art of the review - is it art?
Martin Scorsese's latest film Silence has taken nearly 3 decades to reach the screen. It's the story of two Christian missionaries in 17th century Japan. Is it worth the the long wait?
We investigate Virtual Reality gaming - there are many different headsets and games on the market, but which are worth your attention
Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyosi's Homegoing is a debut novel that has been garnering a lot of extremely favourable attention from readers and critics alike. It deals with slavery and its intimate weaving into the history of America
Alan Bennett's Diaries on Christmas Eve on BBC2 is described as 'a candid look into the mind' of the much-loved author, following him through the year. It includes the revelation that he has always wanted to own a donkey

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Naomi Alderman, Sathnam Sanghera and Emma Woolf. The producer is Oliver Jones

Photo credit: Michael Lionstar.

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45 minutes

Art

Art

Art is at the Old Vic until 18 February 2017.

Image: Manuel Harlan.

Silence

Silence

Silence, certificate 15, is in cinemas from 1 January 2017.

Image: Kerry Brown.

Virtual Reality Gaming

Virtual Reality Gaming

Yaa Gyosi

Yaa Gyosi

Yaa Gyosi’s Homecoming is available from 5 January 2017.

Image: Michael Lionstar.

Alan Bennett's Diaries

Alan Bennett's Diaries

Alan Bennett's Diaries airs on BBC2 on Christmas Eve at 8pm.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest Sathnam Sanghera
Interviewed Guest Emma Woolf
Producer Oliver Jones

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