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Today's programme includes J. Edgar, Lost in Lace and Ariel Dorfman and Viggo Mortensen on Purgatorio.

Photo courtesy of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

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18 minutes

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Fri 11 Nov 2011 13:32GMT


  • J Edgar

    We review the new Clint Eastwood film, featuring Leonardo Di Caprio, about the complex and controversial figure, founder of the FBI, J Edgar Hoover.

    Duration: 05:18

  • Lost in Lace

    We report from a new exhibition at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in England, where artists from around the world have been asked to re-think lace.

    Duration: 05:23

  • Ariel Dorfman and Viggo Mortensen on Purgatorio

    Closely argued play about whether the most heinous crimes must still be forgiven hits Madrid stage at a senstive time in Spanish history.

    Duration: 06:13