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Rebecca Hall, Medea at the National Theatre, Long Yu, Commonwealth Games Festival

July 18th, 2014

Episode 468 of 1333 episodes

Actress Rebecca Hall discusses new film A Promise and explains why she'd love to be cast in a singing part. Also conductor Long Yu on bringing a Chinese orchestra to the Proms for the first time, and the National Theatre's Ben Power on adapting Medea and attracting new audiences. Finally, as the Commonwealth Games Festival gets under way this weekend, artist Phil Collins explains what he's doing to kick it off.

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