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The Legend of Barney Thomson, Annie Nightingale and Pete Tong, Michael Morpurgo, York galleries

July 24th, 2015

Episode 960 of 1502 episodes

Robert Carlyle's directorial debut The Legend of Barney Thomson, in which he stars alongside Emma Thompson, is reviewed by Hannah McGill. As DJ Pete Tong prepares to host the first Radio 1 Prom at the Albert Hall next week, he and Annie Nightingale reflect on the rise and rise of dance music. Writer Michael Morpurgo and Cornwall-based Kneehigh Theatre's artistic director Emma Rice discuss 946, a new stage adaptation of his book The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, set amid the secretive and tragic Second World War D-Day landing rehearsals in South Devon. Yorkshire Art Gallery re-opens next week after a 8m redevelopment. Janet Barnes, CEO of Yorkshire Museums Trust, discusses the new space and the gallery's controversial decision to charge an entry fee. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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