From the stage to the bookshelf
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9 March 2018
Photo: Brinkhoff Mögenburg
We get to grips with this week’s theatre openings in London with the critic Matt Wolf and leaf through some new book releases with John Mitchinson, publisher at Unbound. Plus: we visit an exhibition in Dublin that examines our relationship with authenticity and all things fake. Andrew Mueller presents.
9 March 2018
Photo: Brinkhoff Mögenburg
Theatre review with Matt Wolf
As four productions of Shakespearean tragedy ‘Macbeth’ hit the UK this month, theatre critic Matt Wolf assesses whether the National Theatre’s iteration can stand out. Wolf also reviews the lesser-known Tennessee Williams play ‘Summer and Smoke’, which has just opened at the Almeida Theatre.
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Book review with John Mitchinson
John Mitchinson, publisher at Unbound, reviews Lucy Mangan’s ‘Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading’ and recommends the upcoming novel by Diana Evans, ‘Ordinary People’.
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The global countdown: Colombia
We have some Latin American pop music in this week’s countdown as Fernando Augusto Pacheco takes us through the top songs in Colombia.
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