The art of calligraphy, conductor Martyn Brabbins, Playmobil: The Movie
Martyn Brabbins, the Music Director of English National Opera, is turning 60 next week and to celebrate he’ll be conducting a new take on Elgar's Enigma Variations at the Royal Albert Hall. He discusses the mystery theme to the original version and the importance of cultural exchange with international musicians.
Playmobil: The Movie is the next in the long line of toys-to-screen animated films. Daniel Radcliffe, Anya Taylor-Joy and Meghan Trainor lend their voices to the film where two orphaned children find themselves magically transported into a Playmobil world from their imaginations. BBC Radio 6 Music film critic Rhianna Dhillon reviews.
Scribe Paul Antonio discusses historic and contemporary calligraphy - from laws intricately and elegantly written on vellum and signed by the Queen to high-end fashion events - and offers Shahidha some handy tips for the perfect Copperplate script.
Presenter Shahidha Bari
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