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Vanessa Kirby

12 Jan 2021
Vanessa Kirby spent time with pregnant women and witnessed a real-life birth while preparing for her role in the new Netflix film "Pieces of a Woman."
9 Jan 2021
In today's show we hear from Vanessa Kirby who won the best actress prize at the Venice Film festival for her portrayal of grief in Kornél Mundruczó's "Pieces of a Woman". The film is out on Netflix this week. We also take a trip to Chantilly Castle just outside Paris to see how they are coping with Covid-19 restrictions. Plus we look back at Mick Jagger's career as we focus on all that's Great in Great Britain during this period of Brexit and new lockdowns.

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