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Fleet Foxes, Marianne Elliott, Fahrelnissa Zeid

John Wilson talks to Fleet Foxes lead singer Robin Pecknold and theatre director Marianne Elliott.

Fleet Foxes' songwriter and frontman Robin Pecknold talks to John Wilson about their new album Crack-Up, and his return to music following several years at college.

Marianne Elliott - director of some of the National Theatre's most successful shows, including The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse and Angels in America - has left to form her own company, which launches in the Autumn with a new play by Simon Stephens called Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.

As the first major retrospective of Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid opens at Tate Modern, Kerryn Greenberg reveals the extraordinary life of one of the 20th century's most overlooked artists.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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30 minutes


  • Marianne Elliott

    Duration: 08:53

  • Sam Mendes

    Duration: 03:46

  • Robin Pecknold

    Duration: 09:00

  • Fahrelnissa Zeid

    Duration: 06:14

Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes
Photo credit: Shawn Brackbill

Crack-Up by the Fleet Foxes is out now

Main image: Fleet Foxes
Photo credit: Shawn Brackbill

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott
Marianne Elliott and Chris Harper

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle is at Wyndhams Theatre, London from 3 Oct 

Fahrelnissa Zeid

Fahrelnissa Zeid

Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901–1991) Third Class Passengers 1943
Oil paint on plywood 130x100 cm 
Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Collection, 
Eczacıbaşı Group Donation (Istanbul, Turkey)   
© Raad Zeid Al-Hussein © Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Fahrelnissa Zeid at the Tate Modern until 8 Oct 2017 


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Robin Pecknold
Interviewed Guest Marianne Elliott
Interviewed Guest Kerryn Greenberg
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Timothy Prosser


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