Mo Yan: Winner of 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature
Reaction to Mo Yan as this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Claire Booth on performing in the Opera of Where the Wild Things are and the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans.
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Presented by Mark Coles, today's programme includes reaction to Mo Yan as this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Claire Booth on performing in the Opera of Where the Wild Things are and the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans.
(Image: Chinese writer Mo Yan. Credit: Reuters)
The Chinese writer, Mo Yan, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. David Wang, Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University tells us all about the man and his work.
Soprano Claire Booth sings the role of Max in Netia Jones's production of the Oliver Knussen opera Where The Wild Things Are which has just opened at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
Luc Tuymans in London
The influential Belgian artist has a new exhibition and explains why the moving image inspires so many of his paintings
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