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Award Winners of 2016

Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty, Turner Prize artist Helen Marten and Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio are among the big award winners of 2016 interviewed in this edition.

We speak to the big award winners from the past year.

Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his satirical novel The Sellout; Denise Gough was on the point of giving up acting when she was offered the role that would win her an Olivier; Sonia Friedman, who won Best Producer at the Stage Awards, brought Harry Potter to the stage; Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar after being nominated 5 times; Helen Marten won not only the inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture but the Turner Prize and split the winnings; 17 year old Sheku Kanneh-Mason won the BBC's Young Musician of the Year playing Shostakovich.

Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Hannah Robins.

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30 minutes

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Tue 27 Dec 2016 19:15

Main picture shows: L - R - Denise Gough, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Beatty and Helen Marten

Denise Gough Photo credit: Johan Persson
Helen Marten Photo credit: Sadie Coles HQ

Helen Marten

Helen Marten

Helen Marten’s work is at Turner Prize show at Tate Britain until the 2 Jan and at the Hepworth Wakefield until 19 Feb

Main photo credit for Helen Marten: Sadie Coles HQ

Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty
Paul Beatty's book The Sellout is available now

Paul Beatty Photo credit: Mark Rusher
Main picture shows: L - R Denise Gough, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Beatty, Helen Marten


Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Producer Hannah Robins
Interviewed Guest Paul Beatty
Interviewed Guest Helen Marten
Interviewed Guest Leonardo DiCaprio
Interviewed Guest Denise Gough
Interviewed Guest Sonia Friedman
Interviewed Guest Sheku Kanneh-Mason




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