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Atomic Blonde, A Ghost Story, Jonathan Dee, This Is Human, Quacks

Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara in A Ghost Story, Jonathan Dee's novel The Locals, Project X: This is Human and period medical comedy Quacks.

Charlize Theron stars as an MI6 spy in Berlin just before the fall of the wall. In Atomic Blonde she shows that she's quite capable of doing anything a male spy could do; with lots of seducing, fighting and killing
Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara play a married couple in A Ghost Story. After he is killed, he haunts his old locations wearing a white bed sheet with eye holes cut out.
Jonathan Dee's novel The Locals is the follow-up to his Pulitzer Prize nominated The Privileges. A New York hedge fund manager moves into a small rural community and becomes mayor
Project X: This Is Human is a new art exhibition at HOME in Manchester
The BBC launches a period medical comedy Quacks on BBC2. Rory Kinnear, Matthew Baynton and Tom Basden play Victorian doctors and medical pioneers.

Shahidha Bari's guests are Abigail Morris, Michael Arditti and Gail Tolley. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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45 minutes

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story is in cinemas now, certificate 12A

Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde is in cinemas now, certificate 15

Jonathan Dee

Jonathan Dee

The Locals is available in hardback and ebook now.

Image: Jessica Marx


This Is Human

This Is Human

This Is Human runs at HOME in Manchester  until 30 August.



Quacks

Quacks

Quacks begins on BBC Two on Tuesday 15 August at 10pm.


Podcast recommendations

Abigail recommends: Museum On The Seam, A Question of SportGail recommends: Broad CityMichael recommends: Larkinland, A Little Night Music at the Watermill Theatre
Shahidha recommends: Tabloid Art History

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Role Contributor
Presenter Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest Abigail Morris
Interviewed Guest Michael Arditti
Interviewed Guest Gail Tolley
Producer Oliver Jones

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