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Angels in America, Salomé, Queer British Art.

Mark Ravenhill and Matt Wolf on Tony Kushner's Angels in America at the National Theatre and the South Africa director Yaël Farber discusses her reworking of the Salomé story.

Playwright Mark Ravenhill and critic Matt Wolf debate desire and politics with Philip Dodd as Tony Kushner's Angels in America is revived at the National Theatre in London. Writer and theatre director Yaël Farber explains her vision of the story of Salomé as one set in an occupied desert country where a radical is on hunger strike and a girl's dance is at the centre of a revolution. Peggy Reynolds and Matt Cook discuss the exhibition Queer British Art 1861-9167.

Salomé is at the National Theatre from May 2nd to July 15th with an NT live broadcast around the UK on June 22nd.
Angels in America: part one Millennium Approaches is an NT live broadcast on July 20th and runs in rep until August 19th.
Angels in America: part two Perstroika is an NT live broadcast on July 27th and runs in rep until August 19th.
Queer British Art 1861-9167 runs at Tate Britain until October 1st 2017.
A Gay History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Men Since the Middle Ages by Matt Cook is out now.

Tony Kushner's drama Caroline, or Change is at the Chichester Theatre until June 3rd in a production starring Sharon D. Clarke

The Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth opens Refracted: Collection Highlights, which has been co-curated with members of the local LGBT+ community May 13th which runs until September 8th and includes a photograhy exhibition opening in August.

Desire Love Identity: exploring LGBTQ histories is a free display in Room 69a which runs at the British Museum until October 15th.

Producer: Fiona McLean

(Image: Andrew Garfield (Prior) in Angels in America - Millennium Approaches © Helen Maybanks)

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Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Mark Ravenhill
Interviewed Guest Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest Yael Farber
Interviewed Guest Peggy Reynolds
Interviewed Guest Matt Cook
Producer Fiona McLean

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