181 Richard III at Hull Truck; Anne With An E; Amy Schumer in Snatched; Tony Kushner2017-05-11 19:05:00
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182 Director John Madden, Pultizer Prize-winning author Richard Ford, Voice coach Barbara Berkery, Edward Kemp, head of RADA2017-05-10 18:58:00
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183 King Charles III; Pink Floyd exhibition2017-05-09 19:06:00
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184 Alien: Covenant, Giacometti retrospective, How should museums reflect changing social attitudes, Jamestown2017-05-08 18:55:00
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185 Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films2017-05-05 18:57:00
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186 Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse2017-05-05 12:24:00
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Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse

Samantha Spiro has played the role of Barbara Windsor both on stage and on television and now returns to the role in a new BBC biopic of Dame Barbara. She talks about how she shares the role with three other actors and the contrast with the other roles she is playing such as Catherine the Great on Radio 4. Record producers Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, and Sam Cohen discuss working together on their album, Resistance Radio: The Man In The High Castle Album. Inspired by an Amazon TV series which imagines a world in which the allies lost WW2, they selected songs from the 50s and 60s, and recorded them with artists such as Beck and Norah Jones. Two weeks ago we revealed that Historic England had unearthed a lost treasure of the 1951 Festival of Britain in a hotel garden in Blackheath. John Wilson joined the daughter of the sculptor Peter Laszlo Peri at a studio in Surrey to see The Sunbathers painstakingly reassembled. Eighty five-year-old Ann MacIntyre had not seen her father's sculpture for over 60 years and believed it lost forever when the Southbank site was demolished at the end of the Festival.…read more

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188 Angels in America, Mindhorn, Storytelling in Greek myths2017-05-02 19:05:00
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189 Oliver Beer, Nicola LeFanu, Grace Evangeline Mason, May Day poems2017-05-01 19:00:00
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190 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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191 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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192 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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193 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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194 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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195 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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196 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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197 Awol Erizku; Robert Macfarlane; Little Boy Blue; Gemma Bodinetz2017-04-19 19:07:00
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198 Violinist Kyung Wha Chung, Murray Lachlan Young, Hisham Matar on Clash2017-04-18 18:59:00
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199 Warren Beatty in Rules Don't Apply, Inua Ellams, Born to Kill2017-04-17 18:45:00
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200 Tom Stoppard2017-04-14 18:45:00
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