May 30th, 2012
Episode 150 of 1341 episodes
Rana Mitter meets John Irving whose new novel 'In One Person' examines loss of innocence, loss of sexual identity and trust in his most political novel since 'The Cider House Rules'. For Night Waves writers Gabriel Gbadamosi and Kamila Shamsie have been covering the Globe to Globe Shakespeare season and report back. Rana talks to artist Tom Phillips about his best-known work, A Humument now re-published in its fifth edition. And film historian John Cunningham and the poet and translator George Szirtes discuss the film 'The Turin Horse'.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.