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Ai Weiwei, Everest, Leona Lewis

September 14th, 2015

Episode 997 of 1302 episodes

Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei discusses his major new solo exhibition about to open at the Royal Academy of Arts, in London. Jake Gyllenhaal plays expedition leader Scott Fischer in the new film Everest, which follows events of the doomed summit attempt of 1996 which led to the deaths of a number of the climbers. Mark Eccleston reviews. Former X Factor winner Leona Lewis on why she broke away from Simon Cowell's record label to create her new album, I am. Presenter John Wilson Producer Ella-mai Robey.