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Rojo, Hansard, James Meek, Rothschilds at Waddesdon Manor, Defending the Guilty

Argentinian film Rojo, Hansard at London's National Theatre, James Meek - To Calais in Ordinary Time, Rothschilds at Waddesdon Manor, Defending the Guilty on BBC2.

Argentinian film Rojo is set just before the 1975 military coup, looking at the simmering tensions and the complicity that made it happen and the way so many people turned a blind eye
Hansard at London's National Theatre is a debut play. A junior Tory minister under Margaret Thatcher comes into deeply personal conflict with his politically-opposed wife over Clause 28
James Meek's novel 'To Calais In Ordinary Time' tells a story about 14th century Europe, written in a distinctive argot scattered with arcane language, following the lives of several characters dealing with - among other things - the approaching Black Death.
A new display of items owned by The Rothschilds has opened at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. Items of immense value from ruby and emerald jewellery to Roman glassware and amber caskets, many of these items haven't been on public display before
Defending The Guilty is a comedy series on BBC2 exploring the world of barristers

Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Mark Billingham, Barb Jungr and Julia Raeside.
The producer is Oliver Jones

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A Rothschild Treasury

A Rothschild Treasury
A Rothschild Treasury is a new permanent exhibition at Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury.
Image: Waddesdon Image Library/Mike Fear

James Meek

James Meek
James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary Time is published by Canongate.
Image: Marzena Pogorsaly

Hansard

Hansard
Hansard is at the National Theatre in London until 25 November
Image: Catherine Ashmore

Rojo

Rojo
Rojo is in cinemas, certificate 15. 

Defending the Guilty

Defending the Guilty
Defending the Guilty is broadcast on BBC Two. 

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