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Podcast: BBC Sounds Release Interviews with Director Christopher Nolan & BlackPink’s Jennie

Podcast of the Week: In these two episodes released in July and August 2023, we listen to presenter Nikki Bedi interviewing Christopher Nolan and Jennie from Korean girl group, BlackPink.

Podcast Editor Choice Aug 2023. Music Press Asia

In this week’s podcast listening at Music Press Asia, we have two episodes from The Arts Hour on BBC Sounds. Both episodes are presented by Nikki Bedi speaks to Christopher Nolan and Jennie from the Korean girl group BlackPink.

Nikki talks to director Christopher Nolan about his film Oppenheimer and is joined in the studio by film critic and writer Guy Lodge.

They also hear from American director Greta Gerwig about the films that influenced her when bringing Barbie to the big screen.

And Indigenous Australian writer-director Warwick Thornton talks about how international audiences and critics overseas differ from Australian ones.

Presenter: Nikki Bedi
Producer: Lucy Collingwood

Listen to the interview here.

Also under the Arts Hour series, click here to listen to K-Pop megastar, Jennie from BlackPink in conversation with Dua Lipa.

Jennie Kim BlackPink speaks w Nikki Bedi BBC Sounds. Music Press Asia
[Jennie Kim BlackPink speaks with Nikki Bedi BBC Sounds. Music Press Asia]

In the same episode, Nikki Bedi is joined by cultural critic, Hanna Flint and French film director Alice Winocour to discuss the cultural highlights of the week.

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Music producer Malik Yusuf, discusses working with Kayne West.

Artist Peter Doig tells us about his time working backstage at a ballet.

Dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied on retelling the story of Carmen.

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French film director Alice Winocour talks about her film Paris Memories which follows the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Paris.

And Museum curator Martina Morale talks about the long-awaited, International African American museum in Charleston, USA.

Presenter: Nikki Bedi
Producer: Nicki Paxman

This second podcast – released on 5 August 2023 – will be available for one year at BBC Sounds.

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