Fresh Air for June 6, 2022: Basketball star-turned-coach Dawn Staley Hear the Fresh Air program for June 6, 2022

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia

In the miniseries Irma Vep, Alicia Vikander plays an actress who travels to Paris to star in a period recreation of The Vampires. Carole Bethuel/HBO hide caption

toggle caption
Carole Bethuel/HBO

TV Reviews

HBO's sly new 'Irma Vep' proves there's still no business like show business

HBO's miniseries centers on a group of creatives working on a remake of the 1916 serial The Vampires. Part comedy, part satire of the film industry, Irma Vep is a winning combination.

In the miniseries Irma Vep, Alicia Vikander plays an actress who travels to Paris to star in a period recreation of The Vampires. Carole Bethuel/HBO hide caption

toggle caption
Carole Bethuel/HBO

HBO's sly new 'Irma Vep' proves there's still no business like show business

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1103271968/1103324400" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia