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Helen Mirren, Ed Vaizey, Benjamin Clementine

April 8th, 2015

Episode 845 of 1305 episodes

Helen Mirren talks about her new film, Woman in Gold, in which she plays a holocaust survivor fighting to reclaim art stolen by the Nazis. John Wilson is joined by Ed Vaizey, minister for culture, communications and creative industries, to discuss the Conservatives' cultural policy record and plans. Singer and pianist Benjamin Clementine grew up in Edmonton North London but fled to Paris in his late teens and busked in the city until being spotted and encouraged to make his first EP. As he releases his debut album, At Least for Now, he tells John about his remarkable journey.

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