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This week on The Space

  • Date: 27 June 2012
  • Area: National

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Find out what's new on The Space this week.

Watch The Two Worlds Of Charlie F.

Owen Sheers' critically acclaimed play, The Two Worlds Of Charlie F., is now available on demand.  It coincides with the first episode from the new season of BBC One's flagship arts series Imagine, which follows the making of the play.

This deeply emotive and thought-provoking work retells the experiences of injured service men and women and the struggles they face once home. It is directed by Stephen Rayne and the majority of the cast members, who make up the Bravo 22 Company, are currently on MoD recovery programmes across the UK.

More from The Space this week

If you missed the webcast of Tracey Emin in conversation with Stephen Fry live from Turner Contemporary gallery on The Space last week, catch-up by watching the recording of the event on-demand.

Watch The Globe Theatre's production of Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor in Swahili, performed by award-winning theatre company, Bitter Pill. The production is part of the Globe to Globe season which has seen all 37 of Shakespeare's plays performed by different international companies - and available, subtitled, on The Space.

Find out who revered music connoisseur and broadcaster John Peel filed in his record collection under the letter 'I'.

Thursday will also see the release of Push Me, a series of videos by Watershed Arts profiling the creation of twelve Unlimited commissions for London 2012.

And if that wasn't enough, submerge yourself in Sonic Journeys on Friday 29 June. The project comprises four intriguing scores inspired by different landscapes and played out against films of these landscapes.

Recent Highlights still available on The Space

Watch A Walk with Richard Long, part of The Space's Tate Shots collection. The film was made to accompany artist Richard Long's exhibition Heaven and Earth at Tate Britain in 2009.

You can still explore Jubilee Lines: 60 Years In 60 Poems, which lifts the poems off the pages of Carol Ann Duffy's 'Jubilee Lines' and interprets them using actors' recordings, sound-based generative design and archive film footage.

Make sure you experience highlights from The Oska Bright International Festival, featuring interpretations of the world through the eyes of international film makers with learning disabilities.

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