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Evelyn Glennie, Christine, Mary Tyler Moore, Turner Contemporary, Garth Jennings

Samira Ahmed talks to percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who is creating a piece of music with the residents of King's Cross, London. Plus Lyse Doucet discusses the film Christine.

Samira Ahmed talks to percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, who is inviting the residents of Kings Cross, London to help her create a new musical work over the next twelve months.

Lyse Doucet, the BBC's Chief International Correspondent, reviews the film Christine, which stars Rebecca Hall as American newscaster Christine Chubbuck, who killed herself live on TV in 1974.

Karen Krizanovich discusses the extraordinary television and film career of Mary Tyler Moore, whose death was announced today.

British director Garth Jennings, whose previous films include Son of Rambow and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, ventures into the world of animation with the hit American musical comedy Sing.

And Andrea Rose reviews a new exhibition at Turner Contemporary Margate, featuring 40 international artists working with knitting, embroidery, weaving and sewing.

Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Evelyn Glennie

    Duration: 07:13

  • Christine

    Duration: 04:57

  • Mary Tyler Moore

    Duration: 04:52

  • Garth Jennings

    Duration: 06:24

  • Turner Contemporary

    Duration: 04:08

Evelyn Glennie

Evelyn Glennie

Evelyn Glennie is King's Cross musician in residence for 2017.

Images:

Main image above: Evelyn Glennie

Image credit: Caroline Purday

Image to the left: Evelyn Glennie (Right) with Samira Ahmed

Christine

Christine

Christine opens in UK cinemas on 27 January 2017, certificate 18.

Image: Rebecca Hall as Christine Chubbuck in Christine

MaryTyler Moore remembered

MaryTyler Moore remembered
Image: Mary Tyler Moore photographed in 1973

Garth Jennings

Garth Jennings

Garth Jennings' animated film Sing, certificate U, is released in the UK on 27 January 2017.

Image: Gunter (Left) and Rosita, contestants in Sing voiced by Nick Kroll and Reese Witherspoon.

Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary

The Entangled: Threads & Making exhibition is at the Turner Contemporary, Margate in Kent,  from 28 January - 07 May 2017.

Image: Louise Bourgeois, HAND, 2001, fabric, wood, glass and steel.

Courtesy Hauser & Wirth and Cheim & Read

Credit: Christopher Burke/ Easton Foundation/ VAGA, New York / DACS, London 2016

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Evelyn Glennie
Interviewed Guest Lyse Doucet
Interviewed Guest Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest Garth Jennings
Interviewed Guest Andrea Rose
Producer Timothy Prosser

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  • Thu 26 Jan 2017 19:15

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