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The Book That's Left The Critics Wonderstruck

"The Tragedy of Arthur" by Arthur Phillips is a clever novel about a "lost" Shakespeare play. The problem is what's true and what's a con? The Arthur, er author, is in the studio. Also on the show: women in Saudi Arabia can't drive, vote or work with men but we meet the woman who has become the country's first filmmaker to direct a film in her homeland. Plus, life is sweet for Sixto Rodriguez as the Sugar Man returns to the stage.

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2014-04-24 theatre

Celebrating the Bard's birthday in Britain

On today’s show we take a look at the host of events taking place across the UK to mark Shakespeare's 450th anniversary. Plus, we take you to the French village where...

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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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