Looking ahead to 2017
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2 January 2017
Photo: Faye Sakura Rentoule
Robert Bound sits down with DJ and broadcaster Georgie Rogers, film critic Jason Solomons and author Mark Mason to discuss the year to come in music, film and books.
2 January 2017
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