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Ridley Scott, Mark Wigglesworth, Ceramics in Stoke

September 25th, 2015

Episode 1006 of 1502 episodes

Director Ridley Scott discusses his latest film The Martian, starring Matt Damon who has to fend for himself on the red planet when he's left for dead by his colleagues. English National Opera's new Music Director Mark Wigglesworth discusses the the ENO's new season which opens with Shostakovich's opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Ceramics, once seen as a rather dusty area of the arts, have been rising in popularity. As the British Ceramics Biennial opens in Stoke-On-Trent, its co-founder, Barney Hare Duke, and Janet Barnes - Chief Executive of York Museums Trust, which recently opened a Centre of Ceramic Art - discuss the ceramics revival. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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