January 29th, 2015
Episode 745 of 1502 episodes
Stephen Daldry's new film Trash, about three kids who make a discovery on a Brazilian rubbish dump, is reviewed by Larushka Ivan-Zadeh; The Hard Problem, Tom Stoppard's first play for the stage since Rock 'n' Roll in 2006, is reviewed by Matt Wolf; Andrew O'Hagan discusses his new novel The Illuminations; and Grammy-winning pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales on the influence of classical music on pop, and how he solved a tricky musical issue for Daft Punk. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.