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Front Row

The RSC's Hamlet, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, Batman v Superman, Underworld

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The Royal Shakespeare Company's latest production of Hamlet sees Paapa Essiedu become the first black actor in the company's history to take on the title role. Theatre critic Susannah Clapp joins Samira Ahmed to review it. Hamlet runs until August 13th and will be in cinemas from June 8th.

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey discusses his new Culture White Paper, the first for 50 years.

Director Zack Snyder on his new film Batman v Superman.

Electronic group Underworld have released their ninth album, Barbara Barbara We Face A Shining Future. One half of the duo Karl Hyde tells us about synaesthesia, music as architecture and whether their biggest track, Born Slippy, is an albatross round their neck.

Producer: Dixi Stewart. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Vaizey
Interviewed Guest:
Zack Snyder
Interviewed Guest:
Karl Hyde
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

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