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Joe; David Eldridge; Clavichord; Disobedient Objects

July 21st, 2014

Episode 470 of 1302 episodes

With Samira Ahmed. Nicolas Cage's new film is Joe - about an ex-con who becomes an unlikely father-figure to a troubled fifteen year old boy. Mark Eccleston reviews. David Eldridge talks about his epic play Holy Warriors (at Shakespeares Globe), which looks at the struggle for Jerusalem. Carole Cerasi introduces Samira to Bach's favourite instrument, the Clavichord. And the objects created by political activists in a new exhibition at the V&A. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Claire Bartleet.