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Kingsman: The Secret Service; Puppeteer Basil Twist; Album Auctions

January 26th, 2015

Episode 739 of 1502 episodes

Samira Ahmed talks to director Matthew Vaughn and Kick Ass writer Mark Millar about Kingsman: The Secret Service, which stars Colin Firth as a spy mentoring a new recruit. Puppeteer Basil Twist, who worked on Kate Bush's recent concerts, on reviving the Japanese tradition of moving screens, called Dogugaeshi. As figures reveal the extent of BP's sponsorship of Tate Galleries, Samira discusses the relationship between arts organisations and big business. And as two bands - Wu Tang Clan and Sexual Objects - auction their new album as a single copy, Samira talks to Sexual Objects front man Davy Henderson and Forbes Magazine editor Zack O'Malley Greenburg.

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