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Babylon; Wendy Cope; border crossing theatre; North Korean art

November 4th, 2014

Episode 622 of 1502 episodes

Babylon, a new series from the creators of Peep Show, returns for a series after appearing on Channel 4 as a pilot. Brit Marling and James Nesbitt star in this fly on the wall satire about the police. Documentary film maker Roger Graef reviews. Poet Wendy Cope discusses her new book, Life, Love and the Archers, a collection of her prose which includes reviews, essays and recollections from her childhood. We get a rare glimpse of artistic life in North Korea at an exhibition inside the country's secluded London embassy. And Samira takes part in a new immersive theatre experience from the National Theatre of Wales by attempting to cross the border from England.

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