Saturday Review

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Presenter Tom Sutcliffe and guests offer sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events

The Nest is the new Sunday night drama on BBC1 that raises questions around the ethics of surrogacy as a wealthy couple invite a young woman whose past is not known to them into their lives. The Truth is a French/Japanese production directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda who won the Palme d'Or at Cannes in 2018 for his film Shoplifters. It stars Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche in the story of an ageing actress who publishes her memoirs and is confronted by her daughter. Evie Wyld was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 2013. Her new …


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Misbehaviour, On Blueberry Hill, Abi Daré, Warhol retrospective, Breeders and Kate + Koji
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