April 22nd, 2015
Episode 865 of 1461 episodes
Reese Witherspoon stars in The Good Lie, a film about three Sudanese refugees who flee the civil war in their country and try to make a new life for themselves in the States. Jenny McCartney reviews. Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, reports on the two-year global tour of Hamlet to every country in the world as it reaches its halfway point tomorrow. In its 80,000 miles, the show has travelled to 96 countries including Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Ghana before heading to Asia and Australasia. Loudon Wainwright III will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award this evening at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. John Wilson talks to the singer-songwriter. On the day the Liberal Democrats launch their creative strategy, Baroness Bonham-Carter, spokesperson on Culture, Media & Sport, discusses the Coalition's record on the arts and their plans for the future. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.
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