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Grimsby, Dominic Dromgoole, Poems that Make Grown Women Cry

February 24th, 2016

Episode 1116 of 1335 episodes

Sacha Baron Cohen plays a football hooligan and Mark Strong his brother, a top spy, in the new action comedy film Grimsby. Quentin Cooper reviews. Shakespeare's Globe's outgoing artistic director Dominic Dromgoole looks back over his tenure and discusses his final production, The Tempest. After Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, Anthony Holden has now collected Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. In it, women from various walks of life select poems that move them to tears, and explain why. Holden discusses the similarities and differences between the two volumes, and is joined by Joan Bakewell and Elif Shafak who reveal their choices. Mick Herron discusses his new novel Real Tigers, a thriller which takes place behind the scenes at Britain's Security Service. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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