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Into the Woods, Sounds of 2015 Winners, Eva Dolan

January 9th, 2015

Episode 717 of 1334 episodes

Kirsty Lang talks to the director Rob Marshall about his film adaptation of Sondheim's musical, Into the Woods, that stars Meryl Streep. Eva Dolan talks about her latest work of crime fiction, Tell No Tales. Set in Petersborough, the novel explores the racial tensions between the various immigrant communities there. Kirsty meets Years & Years, the electro-pop trio who have just been crowned the winners of the BBC Sound of 2015. In the last of Front Row's Dark Days of January items, in which artists capture the essence of January, and critics explain how this is done Antonia Quirke looks at a chilly, chilling scene from The Godfather Part II, a film that she watches every year at this time.

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