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R3Arts:Night Waves-Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

May 18th, 2012

Episode 144 of 1341 episodes

Anne McElvoy talks to Susannah Clapp about The Sunshine Boys at the Savoy Theatre. Angie Hobbs,Emily Sandberg and Anders Sandberg discuss how far we should push athletic performance. Michael Goldfarb and Ian Christie assess the legacy of the film Colonel Blimp. What has its impact been on the way we think about the conduct of war? And Caroline Cox decodes the meaning of the word Glamorous and reviews the V and A’s Ballgowns exhibition.

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