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The Very English Visionary

John Boorman speaks to Eve Jackson about making movies without computers, nearly directing "The Lord of the Rings" and hanging out with an Amazon tribe. We also take a closer look at the recent resurgence of French cinema and a secret film craze that’s taking London by storm.

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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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2014-04-16 cinema

Art, sex, money, memory and manga

On today’s cinematic Encore! Lisa Nesselson discusses two movies for grown-ups. "The Best Offer" is the first English-language film by Giuseppe Tornatore who gave us "Cinema...

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