The Shed, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Jonathan Lethem, Marvin Gaye
Tomorrow sees the opening of an ambitious new multi-purpose arts venue, The Shed, in New York. This £360m building, featuring a vast telescoping outer shell which travels on rails, is at the heart of Hudson Yards, a major new £20bn property development in Manhattan, and sits alongside a new, copper-coloured ‘vertical park’ designed by the Thomas Heatherwick studio. Critic Sarah Crompton gives her response to the new structure.
Last night saw the inaugural Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur’s new £750m football stadium. The acoustic designer Christopher Lee, who’s designed more than 30 stadia on five different continents, discusses how he worked to create the best audio experience for the fans.
American bestselling author Jonathan Lethem discusses his new novel, The Feral Detective, his first detective novel in two decades. Within it he explores the impact of Trump’s America, written from a female perspective.
Music journalist Kevin LeGendre reviews Marvin Gaye’s never-released 1972 album ‘You’re The Man’, which coincides with the celebration of what would’ve been Gaye’s 80th birthday this week.
Presenter: Janina Ramirez
Producer: Ben Mitchell…read more