October 16th, 2013
Episode 427 of 1220 episodes
Philip Dodd discusses the announcement of the winner of this year's Man Booker Prize with Sarah Churchwell. Susannah Clapp is in the studio discussing Rufus Norris, the director revealed today as the new Artistic Director of the National Theatre. Philip is joined by the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland and historian of US politics Prof Philip Davis to discuss the current US shutdown. James Malpas and Karen Leeder review the new Paul Klee exhibtion at the Tate Modern. And Philip takes a trip into the heart and history of the Kremlin and asks the historian Catherine Merridale about it's secrets.