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R3Arts: Night Waves - Napoleon Rising 28 Nov 12

November 29th, 2012

Episode 246 of 1201 episodes

Critic Kevin Jackson and Andrew Biswell join Samira Ahmed to review Napoleon Rising, a play by Anthony Burgess, ahead of its world premiere on Radio 3 on 2nd December. Samira will also be weighing up the latest film adaptation of Great Expectations with its screenwriter, David Nicholls. Designer Tom Dixon and historian Amanda Vickery review the V&A Museum’s new furniture wing. And writer and journalist James Buchan and Azar Nafisi reflect on the legacy of the 1979 Iranian revolution.