June 30th, 2015
Episode 942 of 1465 episodes
Frank McGuinness discusses A Song for Jenny, his drama starring Emily Watson as Julie Nicholson, who lost her daughter Jenny in the 7/7 attacks in London. After audiences booed the Royal Opera House's production of William Tell last night, critic Fiona Maddocks who was there, discusses what prompted the reaction. Jenny McCartney reviews Magic Mike XXL, the follow-up to Steven Soderbergh's original film about male strippers, also starring Channing Tatum. Film-maker, writer and artist John Waters, best-known for feature length films Pink Flamingos and Hairspray, launches an exhibition of photo-based artwork. Beverly Hills John is his first ever exhibition in London. The Swiss art collector Ulli Sigg began buying contemporary art in China after he started working there in the late 1970s. As part of this collection goes on show at The Whitworth gallery in Manchester, the Director of the gallery, Dr Maria Balshaw, explains its significance. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Ellie Bury.
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