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Kate Mosse hosts the literary discussion programme, with guests Lesley Glaister, Liz Jensen, and Howard Jacobson.
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Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf's piercing insight into the plight of the Afghan people is a documentary-style drama about a reporter's mission to rescue her sister from their native Afghanistan. Starring Niloufar Pazira. In English and Farsi with English subtitles. Review page 58.
Storm. A double bill starts this four-part series featuring weather scenes by artists. This opener includes works by Howard Hodgkin and Philip de Loutherbourg.
12.50 Rain. Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh and Henri Rousseau are among the artists featured in the second film. The series continues on Tuesday at 11pm.