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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Night Waves - Ang Lee & Angels 17 Dec 12

December 18th, 2012

Episode 256 of 1201 episodes

Anne McElvoy talks to the director Ang Lee about his latest film The Life of Pi. Susannah Clapp reviews August Strindberg's play The Dance of Death which has a new adaptation by Conor McPherson. Polish-born writer and critic Agata Pyzik and Jatinder Verma who founded the South Asian theatre company Tara Arts discuss why some immigrant groups make more cultural impact than others. And Anne talks to Valery Rees about her new book, From Gabriel to Lucifer: A Cultural History of Angels.