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Getting cut up about it
Ekow Eshun on the week's television, where all is not well in family life.
A bit of class
Ryan Dilley on American Beauty, released across the UK this week. It's obvious why Hollywood loves it, he says.
Spirit of the age
Lucy Ward on the week's radio, including George Orwell on the English and Burns on the Scots
It's all geek to me
Caroline Marshall takes on the forces of advertising. Do they really think we'll buy a computer because Mr Spock tells us it's a time machine? Please!
A farmer, a school teacher, a lawyer and a sewage worker - these are the faces of verse on the streets, writes poet Jackie Wills.

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