Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist
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- Jul 18, 2019
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Illuminated River is a major new art project on the River Thames claiming to be the world’s longest artwork. 15 bridges across the river will be lit up by a series of LED displays for the next 10 years. Kirsty talks to director Sarah Gaventa and light artist Leo Villareal.
Twenty-five years since Disney’s animated film The Lion King broke records and won Oscars, a new live action version is roaring onto the big screen. Director Jon Favreau talks about what he learned from rebooting The Jungle Book and how he used virtual reality headsets to shoot the film.
The shortlist for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building has been announced today. It includes a whisky distillery, a railway station, an opera house, a social housing terrace, a new gallery and an experimental house made of cork. Architectural critic Oliver Wainwright reports.
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Timothy Prosser