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Kate Mosse, Kanye West, Loewe Craft Prize

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Kate Mosse talks about her new novel The Burning Chambers. Plus a discussion on Kanye West's controversial remarks.

The Burning Chambers is the latest historical novel from bestselling author of Labyrinth and co-founder of the Women's Prize for Fiction, Kate Mosse. Set in sixteenth century Languedoc it is the first in a new quartet that covers three centuries of religious conflict. Kate Mosse explains the inspiration for the books and her fascination for medieval France.

Kanye West is never far away from controversy and this time the US rapper has caused a public outcry with his comments about slavery.
Jacqueline Springer and Katie Puckrik discuss Kanye's recent provocative remarks.

The results of the Loewe Craft Prize are announced and Samira talks to the man behind it, fashion designer Jonathan Anderson, Deyan Sudjic, the director of the Design Museum which is exhibiting the entries, and the winner of the prize.

Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Harry Parker.

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30 minutes


  • Kate Mosse

    Duration: 10:29

  • Kanye West

    Duration: 06:49

  • Loewe Craft Prize

    Duration: 10:09

Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse's book The Burning Chambers is out now in hardback, as an eBook, and as a downloadable audiofile.


Main image above: Kate Mosse

Image credit: Ruth Crafer

Image to the left: Kate Mosse with Samira Ahmed

Loewe Craft Prize

Loewe Craft Prize

The work of the 30 artists Shortlisted for the Loewe Craft Prize is on display at the Design Museum, LondonĀ from 04 May - 17 June 2018.

Image: Loewe Craft Prize winner Jennifer Lee with her work

Image credit: The Loewe Foundation


Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Kate Mosse
Participant Jacqueline Springer
Participant Katie Puckrik
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Anderson
Interviewed Guest Deyan Sudjic
Producer Harry Parker




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