In the Studio

In the Studio

In the Studio

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
In the Studio takes you into the minds of the world’s most creative people, with unprecedented access.
  1. July 12, 2022
    29 min
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    Yuri Herrera - starting a new novel
    Yuri Herrera is a political scientist, editor, and prize-winning novelist, considered one of the most relevant Mexican writers in the Spanish language. When we meet him he's starting his new novel, which he say…
  2. July 05, 2022
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    Operation Night Watch
    This week, an update on our guest, a Dutch icon - The Night Watch. This masterpiece by Rembrandt is nearly 400 years old and sits centre stage at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, where more than 2 million visitors…
  3. June 28, 2022
    31 min
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    Cercle: Dance under a waterfall
    Cercle is one of the most respected live-streaming platforms in dance music, broadcasting performances in breathtaking locations to tens of millions of viewers across the globe. From hot air balloons to mountai…
  4. June 21, 2022
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    Norway’s National Museum
    After nearly 20 years of planning, in June 2022 Norway will open its new National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. The building will merge four museums and galleries into one space. The new Natio…
  5. June 16, 2022
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    The sound of art with Sonia Boyce
    The artist Sonia Boyce has just won the top prize at the Venice Biennale, the Olympics of the art world, where she has been representing Great Britain in a commission for the British Council. Sonia is a multidi…
  6. June 14, 2022
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    An Anthology of Fashion
    The Met Gala is an annual fundraiser for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. Each year it marks the opening of The Costume Institute’s spring exhibition and is widely regarded a…
  7. June 07, 2022
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    S-X
    In the Studio meets S-X, the Grammy-nominated British record producer and singer-songwriter, as he prepares to launch his career as a solo artist and release his debut album. As a sought-after record producer,…
  8. May 31, 2022
    29 min
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    Paco Peña: Flamenco from our elders
    Paco Peña, regarded as one of the world's foremost traditional flamenco players, is coming back to Sadler's Wells Theatre in London with Solera, his new flamenco show, devised in collaboration with long-time fr…
  9. May 10, 2022
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    Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai - novel number two
    Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is an award-winning Vietnamese writer whose debut novel The Mountains Sing, published in English in 2020, won the International Book Awards in 2021 and was runner-up in the Dayton Literary P…
  10. May 03, 2022
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    Nitin Sawhney
    The composer and multi-instrumentalist Nitin Sawhney has been commissioned to write a contemporary piece in response to Benjamin Britten’s piece War Requiem, which was premiered 60 years ago. Nitin’s new piece,…
  11. April 26, 2022
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    Colm Tóibín: A life of writing
    Irish author Colm Tóibín is among the world’s most celebrated contemporary writers. His works includes novels such as Nora Webster and The Blackwater Lightship, but also journalism, criticism, drama and more. H…
  12. April 19, 2022
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    Siri Hustvedt writing her next novel
    Siri Hustvedt is best known for her novels ‘What I loved’ and ‘The Summer Without Men’ which were international bestsellers. She has in fact written seven novels, two books of essays, a book of poetry and sever…
  13. April 12, 2022
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    Glyndebourne's Messiah
    Handel’s Messiah is one of the great Christian works of Easter. Jeff Lloyd Roberts follows the creation of a new production by the Glyndebourne opera company, looking at the challenges of mounting a huge choral…
  14. April 05, 2022
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    Afshin Naghouni: Jelly beans and nostalgia
    Nostalgia. Sentimentality for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. But what if this sweet, warm, and fuzzy feeling was exploited by world leaders, and used as a tool to ma…
  15. March 22, 2022
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    Meron Hadero: Inside the Mind of a Writer
    With the forthcoming publication of her debut short story collection, A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times, Meron Hadero takes us inside her process of writing short stories revealing how she creates a ne…
  16. March 15, 2022
    29 min
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    Hannah Peel and Paraorchestra: The Unfolding
    Northern Irish composer Hannah Peel (Mercury Music Prize and Emmy nominee) has come together with the ground-breaking Paraorchestra to create a new album, The Unfolding. For In The Studio, we discover what lies…
  17. March 08, 2022
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    Carlos Acosta
    Carlos Acosta was the most acclaimed ballet dancer of his generation, taking starring roles around the world. His journey from the streets of Havana - where he grew up poor, the youngest of 11 children - to bec…
  18. March 01, 2022
    29 min
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    Twyla Tharp
    Legendary dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp has been creating dances for half a century, as well as for Broadway musicals and Hollywood hits like Amadeus and Hair. Since starting her own company in 1965, Twy…
  19. February 22, 2022
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    Johan Holmström's Lo-Fi Masterpiece
    Johan Holmström’s music is heard by millions of people every day but very few would know his name, what he looks like, or be able to give you the title of one of his compositions. That is because Johan is the r…
  20. February 15, 2022
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    Green Planet
    We join wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson and go behind the scenes of Green Planet, a new, hugely ambitious BBC natural history television series which offers a plant’s eye view to our understanding of the…

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