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22/04/2014 - Cannes Film Festival 2014

Lineup for Cannes Director’s Fortnight 2014

Nineteen films are in the line-up in this year’s Director’s Fortnight which has a strong Anglo-Saxon element ...

An Acting Tour de Force
19/04/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

An Acting Tour de Force

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the Césars, the French film awards.

Scientists create first synthetic yeast chromosome
19/04/2014 - Webwatch

Scientists create first synthetic yeast chromosome

What’s the latest advance in biological engineering? Our Webwatchers have more...

Cannes Film festival director Gilles Jacob at Thursday's press conference
18/04/2014 - Cannes Film Festival 2014

World cinema on show at Cannes Film Festival 2014

The 2014 Cannes Film Festival selection resists any temptation to be swamped by Hollywood, with films from around the world and by new talents as well as cinema veterans like Jean-Luc Godard.

Catherine Deneuve
17/04/2014 - France

Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau in spat over Hollande

French screen idol Catherine Deneuve has rounded on fellow actress Sophie Marceau, after the former Bond girl insulted president François Hollande.

Marcello Mastroanni, Cannes Film Festival 2014 official poster
17/04/2014 - Cannes Film Festival 2014

Jean-Luc Godard, Ryan Gosling, Eric Cantona all make 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Films by Jean-Luc Godard, Ken Loach, the Dardennes brothers and David Cronenberg are among those chosen to compete for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes film festival, it ...

The Comedy of Errors
13/04/2014 - Report: Culture

An all-male cast performs Shakespeare in Marseille

The Criée Theatre in Marseille is joining in Shakespeare’s 450th birthday party with a comic double-bill.

All-male cast performs Shakespeare in Marseille
13/04/2014 - Culture in France

All-male cast performs Shakespeare in Marseille

The Criée Theatre in Marseille, is joining in Shakespeare’s 450th birthday party.

A look back at computer pioneer Alan Turing
12/04/2014 - Webwatch

A look back at computer pioneer Alan Turing

This week our Webwatchers discuss the life and times of Alan Turing, the father of computer science.

France brings home the gold … and the silver and the bronze
12/04/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

France brings home the gold … and the silver and the bronze

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about France’s 2014 Winter Olympics medals.

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