Rupert Everett, Nina Miranda and Simon Doonan
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17 June 2018
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Actor Rupert Everett discusses his life and career and his new film ‘The Happy Prince’. We also learn the history of Tropicália music in Brazil and beyond, and look at the role of fashion in football with style guru Simon Doonan.
17 June 2018
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2018 marks 50 years since artists in Brazil founded the Tropicália movement – which helped bring the world the music of Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and more. Brazilian-born singer Nina Miranda joins us to discuss the message behind the music and her upcoming concert Tropicália Calling.
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As the World Cup kicks off we’re joined by style writer Simon Doonan to discuss why fashion and football go together with such varying results, as detailed in his new book: ‘Saturday Night Fever Pitch: The Madness and Magic of Football Style’.
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