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Tina: The Musical

Rock legend Tina Turner talks about Tina: The Musical

On The Arts Hour this week, Nikki Bedi is joined by the American Chinese author Lisa Ko whose debut novel The Leavers has won the Pen/Bellweather Prize, and the British Nigerian screenwriter and film director Joseph Adesunloye whose forthcoming film, Faces, stars Terry Pheto (Tsotsi, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

Rock superstar Tina Turner talks about Tina: The Musical....and whether there are downsides to seeing your life being played out on stage

As Japan’s cherry blossom season reaches its climax there’s music from the Japanese musician Makoto Kubota

Naomie Harris tells us what it was like wrestling with an imaginary monster for the Hollywood movie Rampage.

The poet and artist Imtiaz Dharker explains the intimate connection between poetry and our bodies.

Scottish director Lynne Ramsay tells us about working with the musician Jonny Greenwood on her latest film You Were Never Really Here.

Photo shows: Adrienne Warren in Tina: The Musical (c) Manuel Harlan

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Mon 7 May 2018 23:06GMT

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