May 7th, 2014
Episode 366 of 1465 episodes
Antony Gormley and Simon Starling reflect on the influence of Henry Moore on a new generation of sculptors, author Alice Hoffman discusses her latest novel The Museum of Extraordinary Things, the story of love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century and Rachel Campbell-Johnston discusses the Turner Prize shortlist and what the choices say about the world of contemporary art. Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang on his play Yellow Face, which explores issues of race and identity through the the playwright's real life involvement in protests about the casting of Jonathan Pryce in Miss Saigon and, as Russia's entry for Eurovision is booed, music journalist John P Lucas talks us through the political pressures of the competition.
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