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Carlos Acosta, Sheridan Smith's Funny Girl, Gregory Porter

December 3rd, 2015

Episode 1056 of 1300 episodes

John Wilson talks to ballet star Carlos Acosta, as he begins his farewell UK tour. Susannah Clapp reviews a new production of Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith in the role made famous by Barbra Streisand. Gregory Porter talks about the special edition of his Grammy award-winning jazz album Liquid Spirit. And Ian McMillan on his poem for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, inspired by schoolchildren.