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Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize, Latonia Moore, Loving Vincent

Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Plus soprano Latonia Moore on Aida and the couple behind the first fully painted feature film Loving Vincent.

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. The literary critic, Alex Clark, assesses his contribution to the literary canon.

Latonia Moore has just made her debut at the English National Opera in a visually spectacular new production of Aida. The soprano, from Houston, Texas, hit the headlines in 2012 when she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, stepping into the title role of Aida at 36 hours' notice, a performance broadcast around the world.

Loving Vincent is the first fully painted feature film. 94 of Van Gogh's originals were re-created by 125 professional oil painters for the 65,000 frames. Set in Arles, it focuses on the mystery surrounding the death of the artist. Kirsty speaks to the couple who are the film's co-directors and writers, Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman.

Presented by Kirsty Lang
Produced by Sarah Johnson.

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30 minutes

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  • Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize

    Duration: 10:13

  • Latonia Moore

    Duration: 08:30

  • Loving Vincent

    Duration: 08:46

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017.

 

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Main image above, and smaller image to the left: Kazuo Ishiguro

 

Latonia Moore

Latonia Moore

Latonia Moore is in the English National Opera's Aida, at The Coliseum, London from 06  October - 02 December 2017.

Image: Latonia Moore as Aida


Image credit: Tristram Kenton

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent , certificate 12, is showing at the London Film Festival on 06 October 2017, and opens in the rest of the UK on 13 October 2017.

Image: Saoirse Ronan as Marguerite Gachet in Loving Vincent

Image credit: Altitude Films

 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Producer Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest Latonia Moore
Interviewed Guest Dorota Kobiela
Interviewed Guest Hugh Welchman

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