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Tristan and Isolde in Transylvania? Check this out! - 08 November 2020
Trista and Isolde
 Tristan and Isolde, retold in Julian Joseph's oratorio with a contemporary,
multicultural backdrop to a libretto by Mike Phillips.
Recorded at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Featuring the BBC Concert
BBC Radio 3 – Thursday 12 November at 14.00
In this oratorio for modern times Isolde longs to escape to the
Transylvanian countryside. She meets Tristan and falls in love. What she
doesn't realise at first is that she has met Tristan before when he was part
of a street gang in London and she tended his injury. Tristan also harbours
a dark secret concerning Isolde's former fiancée.
Carleen Anderson – Isolde
Ken Papenfus – Tristan
Christine Tobin – Iuliana/Brigid
Cleveland Watkiss – Vasile
Renato Paris – Marko
Julian Joseph Trio - Julian Joseph (piano), Jerry Brown (kit), Mark Hodgson
Members of the Julian Joseph All Star Big Band
BBC Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Clark Rundell



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Sunday Times – Pick of the day: Andrew Marr’s 'Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers': ”Most strikingly he speaks to Mike Phillips about his black private eye, Sam Dean...” - 16 October 2016

Watch Profusion Books co-director and translator, author Mike Phillips on BBC Four, Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 21:00

Mike Phillips is best known for his crime fiction, including four novels featuring black journalist Sam Dean: Blood Rights (1989), which was adapted for BBC television, The Late Candidate (1990), winner of the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award, Point of Darkness (1994) and An Image to Die For (1995). Subsequent novels are The Dancing Face (1998), A Shadow of Myself (2000) and The Name You Once Gave Me (2006). Non fiction works are Windrush: The Irresistible Rise of Multi-Racial Britain (1998), and London Crossings: A Biography of Black Britain (2001). Recently he has written, translated and published a number of East European works.

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BBC News: Romanian film enters a new era - 03 November 2013

UK audiences will get a chance to experience a selection of these films at the 10th Romanian Film Festival in London that starts 28 November. The festival is entitled Turning the Page, indicating how the films on show look forward beyond the New Wave in terms of content, social analysis and storytelling.
"The windows have been thrown open! We're turning the page!" is the festival's tagline.

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