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Tracy Chapman, Yang-May Ooi, Audrey Gbaguidi

Tracy Chapman on her greatest hits, Chinese author Yang-May Ooi on foot-binding, and actress and singer Audrey Gbaguidi pays tribute to Bella Bellow.

Vikram Seth discusses his parallel career as a poet, Tangerine director Sean Baker on how he used smart phones to shoot his film, Irish writer Colm Toibin chats to Nick Hornby who has adapted Toibin’s novel Brooklyn for the screen and Tracy Chapman talks about her greatest hits.

As the final film in The Hunger Games series is released we hear from a trio of its stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. Chinese author Yang-May Ooi tells us about creating a theatre show on the subject of foot-binding, Natalia Kaliada of the Belarus Free Theatre explains why the company is banned in Belarus and the actress and singer Audrey Gbaguidi pays tribute to the Togolese diva Bella Bellow.

(Photo: From left, Tracy Chapman (c) Jerod Harris/Getty Images, Yang-May Ooi (c) BBC, Audrey Gbaguidi (c) Manuel Toledo)

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