March 10th, 2015
Episode 804 of 1420 episodes
A review of film X+Y, starring Asa Butterfield and Sally Hawkins. Booker-shortlisted author Tom McCarthy on latest work, Satin Island. Housing is the inspiration for three plays which explore the lengths people will go to get a foot on the ladder. Two of the playwrights, Philip Ridley and Matt Hartley, discuss the dramatic possibilities of bricks and mortar. And who is Richard Diebenkorn? As the Royal Academy prepares to stage a retrospective, curator Sarah Bancroft discusses the painter whose work hangs in Obama's personal quarters in the White House. Producer: Craig Templeton Smith.