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Adrian Lester on Othello, Baileys Shortlist, Conceptual Art, Nicolas Kent

April 11th, 2016

Episode 1152 of 1302 episodes

Samira Ahmed and judge Elif Shafak reveal the shortlist for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, plus reaction from Alex Clark. As part of our Shakespeare's People series, Adrian Lester chooses the character of Othello, consumed by jealousy. A new exhibition at Tate Britain looks at British Conceptual Art in the 1960s and 70s, including Michael Craig-Martin's seminal work An Oak Tree - a glass of water on a shelf. Andrea Rose reviews. The National Theatre's Another World: Losing our Children to Islamic State is a new verbatim play created by Gillian Slovo and Nicolas Kent that explores why young people join Isis.