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0120180625Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier, abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams:

Pablo Picasso moves to Montparnasse and during the years before the Great War others will follow him to the artist studios, bars and clubs. But who are these men and women exactly? They include Andre Breton, Jean Cocteau, Man Ray and... Kiki de Montparnasse. And this is their story.

Reader Tracy Ann Oberman

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Sue Roe charts the birth of surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0220180626Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier:

The Great War has started. Then we learn of the Dadaists influence on the artists of Montparnasse. Then Marcel Duchamp will invent his infamous '50cc of Paris Air' before returning to New York.

Reader Tracy Ann Oberman

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Sue Roe charts the birth of surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0320180627Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier:

Man Ray now arrives in the capital, hooking up with the likes of Andre Breton and Phillipe Soupault. His photographic work advances in experimental ways, and he will get to meet 'Kiki de Montparnasse'..

Reader Tracy Ann Oberman

Producer Duncan Minshull.

In July 1921, American photographer Man Ray arrives in Paris. What lies in store for him?

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0420180628Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier:

In October 1924 Andre Breton makes public the Surrealist Manifesto. And followers of the movement should visit the Bureau for Surrealistic Reasearch in the rue de Grenelle, it's a real eye-opener..

Read by Tracy Ann Oberman

Producer Duncan Minshull.

In October 1924 it is time to heed the Surrealist Manifesto.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0520180629Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier:

Salvador Dali arrives in Paris with Luis Bunuel, they will release the infamous film Un Chien Andalou. After that, Dali meets Gala Eluard and romance follows. And, finally, the Surrealist legacy beyond 1930..

Reader Tracy Ann Oberman

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Sue Roe charts the birth of surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres