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Lion, Raising Martha, Laszlo Krasznahorkai, material/rearranged/to/be - Siobhan Davies, Apple Tree Yard

A review of the week's cultural highlights, including the Oscar-touted film Lion, Raising Martha at London's Park Theatre and Laszlo Krasznahorkai's novel The Last Wolf.

Lion is the film about a young Indian orphan adopted by Australian parents who finds his way back to the village where he was born by using the internet. starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. Could it be Oscar-winning material?
Raising Martha is a new comedy play at London's Park Theatre - it's farce about frogs, families, dozy policemen and digging up corpses.
Hungarian prize-winning novelist Laszlo Krasznahorkai's latest novel The Last Wolf tells a story in one 74 page sentence - does this feat overwhelm the content?
Siobhan Davies' dance work material/rearranged/to/be is at London's Barbican
BBC TV has a new Sunday night drama: Apple Tree Yard. Adapted from Louise Doughty's best-selling thriller novel, what makes it feel new?
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Bridget Minamore, Elizabeth Day and Inua Ellams. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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Lion

Lion

Lion is in cinemas now, certificate PG.

Raising Martha

Raising Martha

Raising Martha is at the Park Theatre in London until 11 February.

Image: Darren Bell

László Krasznahorkai

László Krasznahorkai

László Krasznahorkai’s new novel The Last Wolf is out in hardcover and ebook now.  

Image: Janie Airey

material / rearranged / to / be

material / rearranged / to / be

material / rearranged / to / be is at Curve, Barbican in London until 28 January.

Image: Figuring by Siobhan Davies & Helka Kaski, material rearranged to be (2017) by Siobhan Davies Dance. Photo by Pari Naderi

Apple Tree Yard

Apple Tree Yard

Apple Tree Yard starts on Sunday 22 January at 9pm on BBC One. 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Bridget Minamore
Interviewed Guest Elizabeth Day
Interviewed Guest Inua Ellams
Producer Oliver Jones

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  • Sat 21 Jan 2017 19:15

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