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You Were Never Really Here, Colin Currie, Charlotte Salomon

Lynne Ramsay's thriller, You Were Never Really Here and pioneering percussionist Colin Currie launches his own recording label with Steve Reich's composition, Drumming.

You Were Never Really Here stars Joaquin Pheonix as a contract killer who uncovers a conspiracy while trying to save a kidnapped teen from a prostitution ring. The film is directed by Lynne Ramsay who made We Need to Talk About Kevin. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews.

What's the key to delivering a perfect performance as an award ceremony host? TV critic Emma Bullimore and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh review Jimmy Kimmel's efforts in last night's Oscars ceremony, as well as Joanna Lumley at the BAFTAs and Jack Whitehall at the Brits, and consider what makes the perfect host.

Steve Reich says the pioneering percussion Colin Currie is 'one of the greatest musicians in the world'. Today Currie returns the compliment, launching his own record label with his recording of Reich's piece 'Drumming'. He talks to John Wilson about this and the recent developments in music for percussion.

Artist Charlotte Salomon died aged 26 in Auschwitz, leaving behind an impressive collection of over 700 paintings called Life? or Theatre? Ahead of events on Salomon at Jewish Book Week, Griselda Pollock and Waldemar Januszczak discuss her life and work.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Kate Bullivant.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • You Were Never Really Here

    Duration: 04:21

  • Presenting Awards Ceremonies

    Duration: 07:10

  • Colin Currie

    Duration: 08:13

  • Charlotte Salomon

    Duration: 08:02

Colin Currie

Colin Currie
Colin Currie playing the marimba

The album Steve Reich’s Drumming, from the Colin Currie Group is out on Fri 9 Mar

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here
Ekaterina Samsonov and Joaquin Phoenix
Photo credit: Studio Canal

You Were Never Really Here is in selected cinemas, cert 15
Main image: Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov in
You Were Never Really Here
Credit: Studio Canal

Charlotte Salomon

Charlotte Salomon
Charlotte Salomon self-portrait

Griselda Pollock talks about Charlotte Salomon and the Theatre of Memory as part of Jewish Book Week at 1pm on Tue 6 March at King's Place

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest Emma Bullimore
Interviewed Guest Colin Currie
Interviewed Guest Griselda Pollock
Interviewed Guest Waldemar Januszczak
Producer Kate Bullivant

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