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  • Ben Lewis

    An epic quest exposes hidden truths about Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, the recently discovered masterpiece that sold for $450 million—and might not be the real thing.   In 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s small oil painting the Salvator Mundi was sold at auction. In the words of its discoverer, the image of Christ as savior of the world is “the rarest thing on the planet.” Its $450 million sale price also makes it the world’s most expensive painting.   For two centuries, art dealers had searched in vain for the Holy Grail of art history: a portrait of Christ as the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci. Many...read more

  • Ben Lewis

    A psychological thriller about love and identity by Ben Lewis. Karen's counting down the days to her wedding. But when a scrawny-looking stranger turns up, her happy life begins to fall apart. Starring Nicola Stapleton as Karen, with Samuel Roukin as Vinnie, Freddy White as Stuart, Catherine Shepherd as Siobhan, Sandra Voe as Jean, and Ben Lewis as Dave. Director: Kirsty Williams. ©2013 AudioGO Ltd (P)2013 AudioGO...read more

  • Ben Lewis

    A quirky BBC Radio 4 comedy by Ben Lewis about a teenager who becomes an internet phenomenon. Originally broadcast as the ‘Afternoon Play’ on 17 September 2010. This is the story of a legend in the making. A nervous young man lives at the dead end of a dead-end town. On his eighteenth birthday he comes into his inheritance. With a little help from an old teacher, he finds it equips him to broadcast over the internet. Living in a house where rolling news is a constant presence, he does what comes naturally - he fires up his computer and presents the news. But his news is different. It puts a spring in its audience's step. That is, until his grandma starts to grow suspicious about what...read more

  • Ben Lewis

    In 2017 the Salvator Mundi was sold at auction for $450m. But is it a real da Vinci? In a thrilling narrative built on formidable research, Ben Lewis tracks the extraordinary journey of a masterpiece lost and found, lied and fought over across the centuries. In 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s small oil painting, the Salvator Mundi was sold at auction for $450m. In the words of its discoverer, the image of Christ as saviour of the world is ‘the rarest thing on the planet by the greatest human being who ever lived’. Its dazzling price also makes it the world’s most expensive painting. For two centuries art dealers had searched in vain for the Holy...read more

  • Ben Lewis

    El último Leonardo cuenta la historia de un fascinante icono con el poder de destruir la reputación de eruditos, multimillonarios, reyes y jeques. Ben Lewis nos lleva al estudio de Leonardo da Vinci en la Italia del Renacimiento; a la corte de Carlos I y la Guerra Civil inglesa; a Ámsterdam, Moscú y Nueva Orleans; a las galerías, a las casas de subastas y al taller de restauración mientras la pintura emerge lentamente, con esmero, de la oscuridad. En este apasionante recorrido por la historia se trazan las vicisitudes del mercado secreto del arte a lo largo de seis siglos. Un relato imprevisible de genios y oligarcas, de cruces y desapariciones, en la que nunca estamos seguros de qué...read more

  • Jalaluddin Rumi

    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.Forget the idea of classic poetry being somehow dull and boring and best kept to children’s textbooks. It still has life, vibrancy and relevance to our lives today. Where to start? How to do that? Poetry can be difficult. We’ve put together some very...read more

  • Dennis Lewis

    Organic Gardening and Landscaping Bundle, 3 in 1 Bundle: Green Agriculture, Landscape Solutions, and Lawn Hacks We all want to have a beautiful garden that we can be proud of. But landscaping can be pretty expensive and not everyone has the money to spare to pay for professionals. But not to worry because you can actually learn to landscape your garden yourself and you won't have to pay a lot of money to beautify your own lawn and garden. But aside from aspiring to have a beautiful garden, more people are now into having their own vegetable garden and growing their own food. Organic gardening is popular nowadays so people can make sure that their food is safe and healthy. Organic...read more