May 19th, 2014
Episode 382 of 1462 episodes
Ceramic artist Edmund de Waal, author of the award-winning memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes, shows John Wilson around his London studio and demonstrates how he creates an 'Edmund de Waal' bowl at the potter's wheel; The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is a band of eight brothers from Chicago, all taught by their jazz musician father, Phil Cohran. They perform in the studio and talk about continuing their father's legacy; Last night, 17-year-old pianist Martin James Bartlett won the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition. He discusses entering the competition for a second time and why he chose Rachmaninov for his performance in the finals; E4's series Youngers chronicles the attempts of two teenage musicians to make it in the Peckham urban music scene. Writer Levi David Addai and star Calvin Demba discuss the challenges of keeping the show authentic, while Val McDermid, Phil Redmond and Joss Whedon reflect on how they've tried to make their teen characters ring true. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.
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