The Secret Theatre, Paul Theroux, Erte, Beach Rats, Joe Orton Laid Bare
The Secret Theatre at the Globe, Paul Theroux's latest novel Mother Land, an exhibition of work by designer Erte, American indie film Beach Rats, documentary Joe Orton Laid Bare.
A new play by Anders Lustgarten, The Secret Theatre opens at London's Sam Wannamker Playhouse and is about Sir Frances Walsingham- Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster
Paul Theroux's latest novel Mother Land is comic work about a ghastly matriarch exerting a poisonous influence on her grown-up children
20th century designer Erte worked in fashion, jewellery, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor. An exhibition of his work at London's Grosvenor Gallery includes his exquisite alphabet.
"What's your idea of romance"? American indie film Beach Rats explores the story of a young man discovering his sexuality and confused by what's on offer.
BBC documentary Joe Orton Laid Bare looks at the life of the playwright who died 50 years ago.
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Adam Mars Jones, Ellen E Jones and Louise Doughty. The producer is Oliver Jones.
The Secret Theatre
The Secret Theatre is at The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London until 16 December
Image: Marc Brenner
Mother Land by Paul Theroux is published by Hamish Hamilton
Erte is at The Grosvenor Gallery in London until 30th November
Image: La Bergère de France and her Page, 1923
Joe Orton Laid Bare
|Interviewed Guest||Adam Mars Jones|
|Interviewed Guest||Ellen E Jones|
|Interviewed Guest||Louise Doughty|