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Ethiopia's Political Crackdown

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The fall of Carlos Ghosn: Japanese accuse Renault-Nissan boss of tax fraud

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How a toxic pesticide poisoned French Caribbean island of Martinique

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New show! The best of television this November

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PERSPECTIVE

'Age old cities' exhibition: 'It's part of our history that's been destroyed'

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IN THE PRESS

Carlos Ghosn arrest: The fall from grace of a 'workaholic'

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BUSINESS DAILY

French government calls for interim leadership to replace Ghosn at Renault

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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launches presidential campaign

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Social media drives 'yellow vest' protests

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Latest update : 2014-07-25

Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday : The Best of the Bard

He wrote 37 plays, 154 sonnets and several narrative poems. Shakespeare’s influence on the English language is unmatched. This year all the world's his stage with an explosion of events to celebrate his 450th birthday.

In Paris, the Bard-en-Seine festival is on with a production of Macbeth set during World War One as the centrepiece.
The director, Cressida Brown, and the main actor, Florian Hutter, join Eve Jackson in the studio to talk about the relevance of Shakespeare in 2014, the role of women in his work and how the violence in his plays can cause audiences to pass out.
 

By Eve JACKSON

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2018-11-20 ENCORE!

New show! The best of television this November

FRANCE 24's new show about television with TV critic Dheepthika Laurent and presenter Eve Jackson brings you the latest reviews about what's on the small screen. In the first...

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2018-11-19 ENCORE!

Music show: Serpentwithfeet on reinventing gospel with complex visions of gay black love

One of a kind voice, experimental pop artist Serpentwithfeet speaks to Encore about making tender music that the world needs right now, being a former choir boy and working with...

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2018-11-16 ENCORE!

The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

France and Japan are celebrating 160 years of diplomatic ties with a cultural season of the very best of Japanese art, architecture, performance and cinema. Olivia...

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2018-11-15 ENCORE!

David LaChapelle: 'Celebrity is replacing religion in these times of turmoil'

David LaChapelle speaks to Eve Jackson about working with stars like Kim Kardashian, Michael Jackson and Miley Cyrus, the time he fired Madonna and how moving to a remote part of...

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2018-11-14 ENCORE!

Film show: On the red carpet for the world premiere of 'Fantastic Beasts 2'

Bulgarian filmmaker Milko Lazarov joins Eve Jackson in the studio to talk about his award-winning film "Aga" and the rest of the week’s film news, including the world premiere of...

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