Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician
Antony Gormley’s new exhibition at the Royal Academy in London features a series of new artworks which are monumental in size, scale and weight, from a 5000kg suspended piece of iron to a gallery flooded with 33,000 litres of seawater, weighing 56 tons. Idoya Beitia, the Royal Academy’s Head of Exhibitions Management, discusses the greatest logistical challenge the gallery’s ever faced.
From Ryan Murphy, the creator of Glee, Nip/Tuck and Pose, now comes The Politician. Karen Krizanovich reviews the Netflix drama, set in a super-rich California, which follows Payton Hobart in his ambition to become US President, but first he must win his High School election where all the candidates will do anything to win. The show stars Dear Evan Hansen’s Ben Platt alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Bette Midler.
Actor and writer Dolly Wells discusses directing her first feature film Good Posture, and working with her long-time collaborator and best friend Emily Mortimer, with whom she also made the hit HBO TV series Doll & Em.
Presenter John Wilson
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