May 27th, 2014
Episode 392 of 1302 episodes
Kirsty Lang discusses Venus in Fur, the new film by Roman Polanksi; playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, whose 2001 play Bezhti was pulled from theatres after rioting, on her new work for the Birmingham Rep Theatre - Khandan - about cultural clashes in a modern Sikh family; Boyd Hilton reviews HBO / Sky Atlantic drama The Normal Heart, starring Julia Roberts as a doctor dealing with the AIDs crisis in 80s New York; and author Michael Cunningham (The Hours), who has based the characters in his new novel The Snow Queen on real-life friends.
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.