June 18th, 2015
Episode 934 of 1304 episodes
Black Work is ITV's new crime drama and stars Sheridan Smith as a female PC whose detective husband is murdered. Crime writer Denise Mina reviews. Samira talks to the veteran avant-garde director and visual artist Robert Wilson who is bringing his highly stylized production of 'Krapp's Last Tape' to the Barbican's International Beckett Season. Wilson not only directs and designs, he plays Krapp, too, in a solo tour-de-force performance. Mayas: Revelation of an Endless Time is a new exhibition at Liverpool's World Museum which explores the 2500 years of Maya history through 385 objects. It's part of the cultural calendar to mark 2015's Dual Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom in Mexico. Dr Amy Fuller, a lecturer in the History of the Americas reviews. Manda Scott's latest novel, Into The Fire, is set in 15th century and 21st century France and has Joan of Arc at its heart. Manda discusses her fascination with her heroine, and how she was so much more than a standard bearing peasant girl. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.
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