Rachel Parris, Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley, Andy Burnham
The Mash Report’s Rachel Parris discusses why her private life rather than politics has inspired her new stand up show, All Change Please.
As the Greater Manchester Combined Authority announces increased funding for arts venues across its ten boroughs, we talk to Mayor of Greater Manchester and former Culture Secretary Andy Burnham about the effect Local Government funding cuts have had on councils’ cultural activities.
Actor and writer Mark Gatiss discusses his lifelong fascination with the artist Aubrey Beardsley, who died of tuberculosis in 1898 at the age of just 25. Gatiss has made a BBC4 film about Beardsley, famous for his distinctive black and white drawings, which coincides with an extensive new exhibition at Tate Britain of the artist’s work.
Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Sarah Johnson…read more