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The Strand talks to the writer of the film that won this year's Grand Prix at Cannes.
We review a new British film about how a speech therapist helped King George VI.
The best of this week's global arts, film, literature and music brought to you every day.
We review the final film of the best-selling Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson
Art critic Louisa Buck looks at the work of contemporary artist Bridget Riley.
Golden Horse Film Festival, Golnaz Fathi, Yiddish Romeo & Juliet, Armistead Maupin
Nadine Gordimer, Istanbul's new Medicis, Henri Cartier-Bresson Retrospective.
The Strand assesses Bruce Springsteen's career path and why he still matters today.
Jaimy Gordon talks to Mark Coles about Lord of Misrule,her story of misfits and outsiders
Lloyd Jones, Chico & Rita, Kacey Wong, High Society.
Harry Potter, Tolstoy, Catalonia's Human Castles, Sara Watkins.
The best of the world's arts, film, music, literature and music brought to you every day.
Mark talks to the directors of a new film about the adventures of the Afghan cricket team.
We talk with Femi Kuti about his father, Nigeria's biggest musical star, Fela.
My Afternoons With Marguerite, Kutluğ Ataman, Alberto Manguel.
World Architecture Festival, Mexican Film, Contemporary Islamic Art, Mick Rock.
Kamila Shamsie discusses her novel Burnt Shadows in an edited version of World Book Club
Today a special programme discussing new African writing.
Author Thomas Keneally gives us his three books that convey the character of Australia.
The celebrated film director Mike Leigh talks about his latest movie, Another Life.