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Music of Sherlock Holmes, Simon Pegg in Absolutely Anything, Paul Neagu, Edinburgh Comedy

August 14th, 2015

Episode 975 of 1333 episodes

To mark the first ever Sherlock Holmes Prom, composer David Arnold and broadcaster Matthew Sweet explore the musical world of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective. Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale star in sci-fi comedy Absolutely Anything, featuring the voices of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, who also directs, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and the late Robin Williams in his final film role. Larushka Ivan Zadeh has the Front Row verdict. As a new exhibition of work by Romanian born artist Paul Neagu opens, the sculptor Roger Clarke discusses the importance of the work and its impact on British sculptors. Critic Stephen Armstrong rounds up the new comedy coming up at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Jack Soper.

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