January 12th, 2016
Episode 1085 of 1462 episodes
Phil Redmond made his name as the creator of celebrated television drama series Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks. He's now turned his attention to crime fiction with his new novel, Highbridge. Sarah Howe has won the 2015 TS Eliot Prize for her debut collection Loop of Jade, an intimate exploration of her Anglo-Chinese heritage though her journeys to Hong Kong to discover her roots. This is the first time a debut collection has won the prize. Choreographer Akram Khan discusses his new production Until the Lions based on a story from the epic Hindu poem The Mahabharata. The Saatchi Gallery in London, which launched the likes of Tracey Emin and Paula Rego, is about to mark its 30th anniversary. Champagne Life is its first all-female exhibition. Andrea Rose reviews it and discusses whether the gallery is still influential today. Producer: Dixi Stewart.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay