May 6th, 2014
Episode 365 of 1502 episodes
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh talks to Samira Ahmed about his new novel The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins, set in contemporary Miami. Advertising expert Rory Sutherland unpicks the row over the Morrisons baguette beamed onto the Angel of the North. Rachel De-lahay's new play Circles focuses on Birmingham's number 11 bus route and investigates breaking cycles of violence. Hayao Miyazaki's latest animated film The Wind Rises has been announced as his last. The writer and director who brought us Howl's Moving Castle and Spirited Away bows out with the story of a young man who designs Japanese fighter planes as the Second World War looms. Critic Robbie Collin reviews.
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