August 5th, 2016
Episode 1244 of 1462 episodes
Billie Piper stars in Simon Stone's radical reworking of Lorca's Yerma, a play about a woman's increasingly desperate desire to conceive. Sarah Hemming reviews. Provocative film director Todd Solondz on his dark comedy Wiener-Dog, which comprises four short stories linked together by the same dashchund, starring Greta Gerwig and Danny DeVito. As the original version of Tchaikovsky's famous Piano Concerto No.1 gets its UK premiere at the BBC Proms, Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein explains why this dramatically different score has remained hidden for so long. As the Olympics begin, we complete our series of interviews with Brazilian artists with a look at the slam poetry scene in Brazil.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay