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National Gallery Soundscapes, Caine Prize winner, Agent Carter

July 7th, 2015

Episode 947 of 1502 episodes

Soundscapes, a new exhibition at the National Gallery in London, presents six new music and sound installations the Gallery has commissioned to accompany individual works of art from its permanent collection. Samira Ahmed hears from contributing artists Nico Muhly, Susan Philipsz and George Miller. The Zambian writer Namwali Serpell has just been announced as the 2015 winner of The Caine Prize for African Writing. She talks about her winning story The Sack. Naomi Alderman reviews Marvel's Agent Carter, a TV spin-off of Marvel's Captain America starring Hayley Atwell. Plus playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz speaks to Samira about The Invisible, her new play examining the human impact of cuts to the legal aid system. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn.

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