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Night Waves

on BBC Radio 3

As the polls close on today's European elections, Paul Allen discusses a decade of cultural and political change across the continent with journalist and historian Timothy Garton Ash , whose collection of essays Freedom and Its Discontents reflects on the shifting and contradictory aspirations and achievements of the last ten years. There is news from Italy, where artists and critics have gathered for the opening of the Venice Biennale, and the programme also includes a review of tonight's opening of Ubu and the Truth Commission, an unusual collaboration between South
African artist William Kentridge ,
Handspring Puppet Company and the spirit of Alfred Jarry. Producer Julian Hale


Paul Allen
Timothy Garton Ash
William Kentridge
Alfred Jarry.
Julian Hale

BBC Radio 3

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