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2014 17:00

Penelope Turner: 'Marlene in Paris'

A programme inspired by Marlene Dietrich that conjures up the flamboyance, elegance, decadence, glamour, and dark political undertones of Paris between the two World Wars.

In the 1930s, Dietrich spent much time in Paris, living on the Champs-Elysées and mixing with influential figures from the period such as Jean Cocteau and his circle of talented friends. Our programme includes music by Francis Poulenc and Kurt Weill as well as songs that Marlene herself made famous throughout her career.

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