The Monocle Arts Review

April’s films, ‘S-Town’ and China’s music chart

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14 April 2017

Episode 517

46 minutes


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Ben Rylan chats to film critics Karen Krizanovich and Tim Robey about this month’s cinema releases, we get to grips with the latest podcast sensation ‘S-Town’ and we take the temperature of Canada’s music scene. Plus: we discover the must-see theatre production in London this week and the number-one single in the Chinese charts.

14 April 2017

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Chapter 1

Southern Baptist Sissies

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Ben Rylan is joined in the studio by Daniel Klemens, actor in the London production of Del Shores’ play ‘Southern Baptist Sissies’.

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S-Town

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Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for ‘The Telegraph’, chats to Holly Fisher about ‘S-Town’, the latest hit podcast to come from the people behind ‘Serial’ and ‘This American Life’.

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April film review

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Ben Rylan and film critics Karen Krizanovich and Tim Robey discuss four of April’s cinema releases: ‘Lady Macbeth’, ‘The Handmaiden’, ‘Tommy’s Honour’ and ‘Their Finest’.

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Canada’s music scene

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International stars such as Drake, The Weeknd and pop heartthrob Shawn Mendes have all become ambassadors of sorts for both Canada’s music and the country itself. Canada’s aural offering has long been one of its most potent soft-power assets – so what impact will the government’s vow to boost arts funding have? Tomos Lewis, Monocle’s bureau chief in Toronto, reports.

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The global countdown: China

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Fernando Augusto Pacheco joins the team in the studio to run down this week’s top-five singles in China.

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