Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet, Little Steven, Judith Kerr

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Matthew Bourne's new dance work Romeo + Juliet has a young cast featuring dozens of teenage dancers who auditioned to join his professional company. John talks to choreographer Matthew Bourne, Paris Fitzpatrick and Cordelia Braithwaite who play Romeo and Juliet, and two young dancers from Leicester, Megan Ferguson and Alexander Love. Little Steven, or Stevie Van Zandt, is best known as the guitarist to Bruce Springsteen and a member of the E Street Band. As he releases Summer of Sorcery, the new album by his all-star band the Disciples of Soul, Little Steven discusses his own music, performing with The Boss, and his unexpected acting role The Sopranos. The Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr has died at the age of 95. Michael Rosen pays tribute and we hear John's recent interview with Judith at her home. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Timothy Prosser

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