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Michael Craig-Martin's RA Summer Exhibition, Roger Waters and Nick Mason on Pink Floyd's Heritage Plaque

May 28th, 2015

Episode 917 of 1305 episodes

The artist Michael Craig-Martin shows John Wilson around the installation of this year's Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London which he's curating, and fellow Academician Tom Phillips discusses his Humument project, an artwork 49 years in the making. Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and Nick Mason unveil the new Heritage Plaque at the Regent Street Polytechnic - now the University of Westminster - to commemorate where the band first formed 50 years ago. The Olivier- and BAFTA-winning playwright debbie tucker green and actress Nadine Marshall discuss Second Coming, their new film also starring Idris Elba, about a woman who becomes pregnant under mysterious circumstances. Darren Henley, the new Chief Executive of Arts Council England, discusses his plans to make a 'significant shift' in allocation of funding for the arts outside London. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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