Shamim Sarif on John Singer Sargent

In this episode Dr Laura-Jane Foley meets Shamim Sarif an award-winning novelist, screenwriter and director. Shamim chooses a painting she first encountered as a university student in Boston - ‘El Jaleo’ (1882) a painting by the Impressionist painter John Singer Sargent (1856- 1925).

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Presented and produced by Dr Laura-Jane Foley

Recorded and edited at Wisebuddah, London

Title Music - 'Blue' from Colours by Dimitri Scarlato

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