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The Strand - Thursday 12th August 2010

The best of the world's arts, film, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Harriett Gilbert.

The best of the world's arts, film, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Harriett Gilbert.

In today's programme: the Irish writer Emma Donoghue talks about her new book Room, we hear from director Javier Fuentes-Leon about his new film Undertow, we take a tour of Old Delhi City and Lemi Ponifasio, the Samoan dance choreographer and his company, make their Edinburgh Festival debut.

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • Emma Donoghue

    This novel should be unbearable to read, but in fact is full of tenderness and laughter.

    Duration: 09:15

  • Undertow

    A taboo-challenging film from Peru.

    Duration: 06:30

  • Delhi Old City Tour

    The past brought back to life in India.

    Duration: 05:40

  • Lemi Pontifasio

    Dance from Samoa via New Zealand.

    Duration: 06:26

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