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Hinterland; Alain de Botton; Tracks; Bryony Lavery

April 25th, 2014

Episode 350 of 1502 episodes

Mandy Walker, the Director of Photography of new film Tracks, discusses the challenges she faced capturing the remote and hostile Australian outback on screen. Welsh drama Hinterland, a dark crime series filmed simultaneously in English and Welsh, is coming to BBC4 this Monday, lead actor Richard Harrington and co-creator Ed Talfan discuss the epic process of filming the whole drama twice. The philosopher Alain de Botton has put his theory that art can be therapeutic into practice, with a new exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. De Botton explains why he hopes visitors will find this sort of exhibition more fulfilling. And playwright Bryony Lavery discusses her new work The Believers, which explores faith, belief systems and parenting. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.

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