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Night Waves - Rory Kinnear

September 18th, 2013

Episode 389 of 1341 episodes

Actor Rory Kinnear, currently playing Iago at the National Theatre, discusses the challenges of writing his first play. Samira Ahmed talks to the Australian Art exhibition curator at The RA and to Edmund Capon, former director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, whose television series The Art of Australia starts next month. Kit Davis assesses a landmark of American cinema, Michael Roemer's 1964 film Nothing But A Man. And Roger Highfield and Eliane Glaser discuss the idea of the scientist as hero and curator of wonder.

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