July 8th, 2015
Episode 948 of 1420 episodes
Henry Goodman discusses his role in Ben Jonson's Volpone at the RSC, a play about financial greed, directed by Trevor Nunn. Satirical film Dear White People, about the lives of four black people at an Ivy League college, is reviewed by critic Yomi Adegoke. As New York's Metropolitan Opera House celebrates 10 years of its pioneering live cinema broadcasts, Kirsty talks to General Manager Peter Gelb. The Demon Barbers, winners of the 2009 Radio 2 Folk Awards for Best Live Act, mix traditional forms with hip-hop and contemporary dance, and as they tour the country they discuss their folk music and dance extravaganza. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Jerome Weatherald.