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Anon, Life and Fate, Patrick Melrose, Jesmyn Ward: Sing Unburied Sing, Asterix at London's Jewish Museum

British dystopian thriller Anon, Lev Dodin's production of Life and Fate, David Nicholl's Patrick Melrose, Jesmyn Ward: Sing Unburied Sing, and Asterix at London's Jewish Museum.

Is a world without crime a utopia or a dystopia if the price is total constant surveillance by the state? British thriller Anon is set in a world where wanting to be anonymous makes you the subject of society's suspicions. It stars Clive Owen as a detective investigating gruesome murders.
Russian theatre director Lev Dodin's production of Vasily Grossman's novel Life and Fate comes to the UK for a very limited run
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in David Nicholl's adaptation of the Patrick Melrose stories for Sky Atlantic.
Jesmyn Ward's novel Sing Unburied Sing was one of Barack Obama's best books of 2017 and has also won America's National Book Award. It examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds.
A new exhibition looking at the life of the co-creator of the indomitable Gaul Asterix is opening at at London's Jewish Museum
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Sathnam Sanghera, Lisa Appignanesi and Kit Davis. The producer is Oliver Jones.

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Anon

Anon
Anon (cert 15) is on wide release

Life and Fate

Life and Fate
Life and Fate runs at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 20th May
Image: Maly

Patrick Melrose

Patrick Melrose
Patrick Melrose begins on Sky Atlantic on 13th May
Image: Sky

Sing Unburied Sing

Sing Unburied Sing
Jesmyn Ward's Sing Unburied Sing was published in September 2017 and has been shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018
Image: Beowulf Sheehan

Podcast recommendations

Kit Davies recommends the exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
Sathnam Sanghera recommends the television seriesĀ Fauda
Lisa Appignanesi recommends the novel You Don't Have To Live Like This

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Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Sathnam Sanghera
Interviewed Guest Lisa Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest Kit Davis
Producer Oliver Jones

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