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The Strand - Thursday 26th 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: We review Prince of Broadway - a new movie about a Ghanian immigrant making ends meet in New York's wholesale fashion district, Novelist Miguel Syjuco choose three novels about his home country - the Philippines and we investigate Steampunk a term which refers to a genre of books, films, art and games that draws inspiration from the world of Victorian science fiction.

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