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Brian May's 3D photos of Queen, Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath, 40 years of Star Wars

Brian May shows us 3D photos he took touring with Queen; lost Sylvia Plath poems; Kick-Ass creator Mark Miller on 40 years since the first Star Wars; Cannes Film Festival.

Queen guitarist Brian May explains how his childhood fascination with stereoscopic imagery led to his documenting the band over the years from an insider's point of view with a collection of unique 3-D photographs.

Academic Gail Crowther tells us how she and colleague Peter K Steinberg used picture-editing software and social media to decipher previously unseen Sylvia Plath poems, found on a scrap of carbon paper.

Exactly 40 years to the day after the first Star Wars film was released in US cinemas, we explore its impact on popular culture with Mark Miller, creator of Kick-Ass and creative consultant on the X-Men and Fantastic Four movies, and film critic Mark Eccleston.

Jason Solomons reports from the Cannes Film Festival, and rates the contenders for the big prizes being awarded this weekend.

Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Marilyn Rust.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Sylvia Plath

    Duration: 05:10

  • Star Wars

    Duration: 08:36

  • Cannes Film Festival

    Duration: 05:39

  • Brian May

    Duration: 08:10

Brian May's 3D Photos of Queen

Brian May's 3D Photos of Queen
Brian May 

Queen in 3-D by Brian May is out now

40 years of Star Wars

40 years of Star Wars
Stormtroopers 
Photo credit: Disney

Sylvia Plath poems

These Ghostly Archives by Gail Crowther and Peter K Steinberg is available now

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Brian May
Interviewed Guest Gail Crowther
Interviewed Guest Mark Miller
Interviewed Guest Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest Jason Solomons
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Marilyn Rust

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