ARTS STAGE

Hosted by FT arts editor, Jan Dalley

From a superstar interview to a photography masterclass, a hilarious pop music event and discussions around the big cultural issues of the moment - the climate crisis, the repatriation of museum artefacts - the Arts Stage brings you a rich programme.Vanessa Redgrave, still vibrant and working at the top of her powers at 82, talks about her new film. Former British Museum director Neil Macgregor takes on the thorny question of restitution of cultural artefacts. Ahead of an important show at Tate, Simon Schama turns his brilliant eye on William Blake. FT Magazine’s photography supremo Emma Bowkett analyses readers’ portfolios. And there’s much more, including the all-important question - who is the greatest rock star of all time?


PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Masterclass with FT Magazine director of photography, Emma Bowkett and leading photographer Laura Hynd - three readers’ portfolios will come under the experts’ eyes. 

A LIFE ON STAGE AND SCREEN

Vanessa Redgrave, once described by Tennessee Williams as “the greatest actress of our time”, talks to Jan Dalley about her play Vienna 1934-Munich 1938 and her career

SEARCHING FOR JERUSALEM

Ahead of a major exhibition at Tate Britain, Simon Schama discusses the strange, brilliant work and important legacy of poet, painter and visionary William Blake


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ART FOR THE WORLD?

Taking on one of the most contentious cultural issues of the moment, former British Museum director and celebrated broadcaster Neil MacGregor leads a panel discussing the  repatriation of artefacts held by western museums.


LIFE OF A SONG - WHO IS THE ALL TIME TOP OF THE POPS?

Chaired by FT’s chief pop writer Ludo Hunter-Tilney armed with music clips, videos and plenty of attitude, David Cheal, Helen Brown, Peter Aspden and Fiona Sturges will argue for their chosen artist as the greatest of all time. Finally, the audience will decide . . . 

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