January 1st, 2016
Episode 1077 of 1502 episodes
Samira Ahmed talks to Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper about his new film The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery. JS Bach's first Christmas Service in Leipzig has been reconstructed by John Butt and the Dunedin Consort for their new CD, which includes Bach's Chistmas Cantata 63, and his great Magnificat. Channel 4 launches its foreign language drama platform Walter Presents with the German TV series Deutschland 83. Philip Hensher reviews. And historian Nina Ramirez reviews ITV's new epic drama Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands.
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