241 Film-maker Alex Gibney, soul singer Ray BLK, author Brian Conaghan and Ben Wardle on yet more TV talent shows2017-01-06 19:54:00
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242 Steven Knight - writer of Taboo, CGI resurrections, the Bard's medical knowledge, Alice Oswald2017-01-05 19:53:00
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243 Damien Chazelle on La La Land; Bright Lights; David Bowie: The Last Five Years; Keggie Carew2017-01-04 19:52:00
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244 John Berger, Costa Book Awards winners, Sebastian Barry, Unforgotten2017-01-03 20:10:00
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245 US Composers: Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams2017-01-02 19:45:00
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246 Liam Neeson; Dancing Mad Hatters; Author Christian Jungersen; Assassin's Creed2016-12-30 20:14:00
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Liam Neeson; Dancing Mad Hatters; Author Christian Jungersen; Assassin's Creed

Actor Liam Neeson starts the new year with two new films. In Martin Scorsese's Silence he plays a Jesuit priest who relinquishes his faith and in A Monster Calls, the treelike monster. He talks to Samira Ahmed about both, as well as being a late blooming action hero and watching the Reverend Ian Paisley preach. How do you write about mass murder, holocausts, war crimes and how ordinary people reach a point when they kill their neighbours, and torture their former friends? The Danish author Christian Jungersen approaches this subject by setting his novel "The Exception" in an office - The Danish Centre for Information on Genocide - and documenting the behaviour of the women who work there. In 2014, ZooNation Dance Company performed the first full-length hip hop production at the Royal Opera House in London with their take on Lewis Caroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland where the familiar characters are recast as patients at a mental health institution. ZooNation's Artistic Director Kate Prince talks about re-staging The Mad Hatter's Tea Party for the Roundhouse in London and how she incorporated advice from the mental health charity Time to Change. A film version of Assassin's Creed is about to go on nationwide release but can this video game favourite make the leap onto the silver screen when so many have failed?…read more

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