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Playful visual theatre by Mummenschanz

Surreal theatre mime artists Mummenschanz join us in the studio - we find out why their shows are still so popular after 40 years. Also, the curtain goes up in London for Roland Petit's iconic ballets. Finally, were stolen Picasso paintings actually gifts? The mystery of the artist's generosity continues to cause controversy.

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2014-04-23 television

Films as plays, plays as films and TV at the cinema

We have a mixed bag on today’s cinema show: a Paris cinema showing television series on the big screen, a wacky homage to "Casablanca" that brings the 1940s film to the Paris...

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2014-04-22 theatre

Marie-Nicole Lemieux, the charismatic Canadian contralto

Today’s guest has established herself as one of the finest contraltos singing on the classical music stage, performing with some of the world's best orchestras and operas....

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2014-04-21 The Beatles

Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl's labour of love

On today’s musical edition of Encore! we catch up with Sean Lennon and his girlfriend and musical partner-in-crime Charlotte Kemp Muhl as their new album "Midnight Sun" comes...

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2014-04-18 rap/hip-hop

Hip-hop musician Beat Assailant on mixing the sounds of the city

Hip-hop musician Beat Assailant has always been an urbanite. From Atlanta to Miami and Paris, he's used his travels to create a unique yet universal sound. Now he’s taken that...

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2014-04-17 US cinema

Fast cars and slow trains

On today’s show we take you on a high-speed, behind-the-scenes chase through actor Aaron Paul's latest film, "Need for Speed". Jade Barker sat down with the "Breaking Bad" star...

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